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National Christmas Center

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Address: 3427 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA 17562
Phone Number: +1 717-442-7950
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Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Christmas in June

This place was recommended by family and we went with no expectations. The self-guided tour went on and on but continued to be interesting. Christmas from so many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This place was recommended by family and we went with no expectations. The self-guided tour went on and on but continued to be interesting. Christmas from so many different angles. We wished we could have gone there with kids. We'll done.

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Milford, Delaware
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Loved visiting the National Christmas Center.. Well worth the cost of admission.. Walking through the exhibit of Santa's from foreign lands I thought I saw some relatives.. lol... and the Woolworth 5 & 10.... what memories.. and not to forget the train exhibit.. I could spend hours in there... Thank you for all the work you have done to make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Just didn't want to spend the $14 pp admission fee to tour the museum, so we bought ornaments instead. It was kind of disappointing to see some "Amish" themed ornaments were actually made in China! You would think this place would get with Amish artists and stock some locally made items. Lots of selection, worth the stop for souvenir.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I drove by the National Christmas Center several times, but never gave it much thought because the building from the outside doesn't look like anything that special. However, after driving by one day, I finally decided to Google it and find out what the place was all about, and their website intrigued me. I decided to take my toddler son... More 

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Richmond, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The 5 & 10 room and some things from both mine and my aunt's childhood and the Christmas Story display was really cool. Also like the history walk through.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is a nice place to buy christmas ornaments. they have a room with holiday displays, but charge an outrageous price for admission. Think it was maybe $ 12-$ 14 per person ! not really worth that much money , but some interesting and fun ornaments.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I was not sure what to expect when I stepped into the National Christmas Center. What I found was a strange collection of Christmas displays. If you are really into the Christmas holiday or like off-beat attractions then this is for you.

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Brick, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

So we weren't sure what to expect at the National Christmas Center. I was assuming it was a big Christmas store. I was obviously way off base in my assumption and glad that I was. It was $12.50 admission per person, which at first I was a bit taken aback by, but am glad we did it. The displays were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The National Christmas Center is a fantastic tour and display of all things Christmas! Every aspect of the Christmas experience is there for the young at heart of all ages to experience. There is so much to see and enjoy up close and personal! My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit, will return on our next visit to Paradise,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We spent 2.5 hours touring this facility and found it fun and enjoyable. Very informative and well set out. If you love all things Christmas this is a place you must visit. Lots of interesting vignettes. Take your time and read all the informative placards. Lots of thing to bring back a lot of memories for anyone 50 and older.... More 

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