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Address: 69 State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579
Phone Number: +1 812-544-2434
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The story of Santa Claus, Indiana comes alive in the Santa Claus Museum...

The story of Santa Claus, Indiana comes alive in the Santa Claus Museum & Village. Explore the town's famous history in the Santa Claus Museum. Visit the beautiful, 1880 Santa Claus Church. Stop by the giant Santa Claus Statue, built in 1935 and standing 22-feet-tall. Spend some time in the Original, Santa Claus Post Office, and write your free letters to Santa. Don't forget to include your name and address, as Santa and his Elves will write back close to Christmas!

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Small but nice to see the history of Santa Claus Very friendly staff. They will have Santa Helpers send out letter to your children

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sharon S
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Carrollton, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting and good museum. Very nostalgic for those who want to relive childhood memories. Original Santa Claus post office is here and good activity for everyone. The Santa Statue is great!

Thank Tom K
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but nice to see the history of Santa Claus Very friendly staff. They will have Santa Helpers send out letter to your children

Thank Sharon S
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Very neat little museum next to the Santa statue - free admission but a donation is appreciated. Neat Santa exhibits and little gift shop - definitely a nice stop :)

Thank BusTeach
Kiev, Ukraine
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121 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Holiday world used to be called Santa land, but the name was changed back in the 80s I think. Now this museum holds souvenirs formerly sold by the park. If they sold those souvenirs again I would be happy to spend plenty of money :) My favourite part of the museum was the display of letters to Santa. If you... More 

Thank Eva J
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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69 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This includes 3 buildings: a church from 1880, an original post office from 1800's and a green building that houses the 3 room museum. At the post office children can write letters to Santa throughout the year and these will be answered. It is set up with rows of old school desks and paper and pencils waiting for children The... More 

Thank Ginny E
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

They have a good selection of old toys and memorabilia. This is as much fun for the adults as the children.

Thank payton583
McArthur, Ohio
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stopped on our road trip to visit the candy store nearby and really enjoyed this FREE museum, post office, church, and statue "town". It has a lot of cute picture opportunities, especially the tiny desks in the post office where you can write to Santa and he will return a letter to you in December! The church was from... More 

Thank tylerandgunnar
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Nice collection of older toys- interesting to look at. The large Santa statue is interesting to see as well. Worth stopping in to visit.

Thank Bud16057
Taylorville, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The kids were bored as soon as we walked in the door. We were in and out in 5 minutes. Maybe for younger kids or older adults it would be entertaining but it was not interesting to a couple 12 year olds or myself.

Thank Sarah H
Dayton, Ohio
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54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The main reason to go here is if you have a young child or are just a kid at heart and want to write a letter to Santa and get a response with their official postmark at Christmas time. Other than that, it is a good place to learn about the history of the town and see some cool older... More 

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