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National Christmas Center

3427 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA 17562
717.442.7950
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Paradise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops, Specialty Museums
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a fee based attraction. Allow about 2 hours for this attraction, you'll be surprised at how much "stuff" is packed in the place. See how Christmas is portrayed in different parts of the world through numerous exhibits. Very nostalgic!

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Taos County, New Mexico
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The NCC is truly a must-see destination. The brilliant creation of Jim Morrison, this is a place where your childhood dreams can come true. Our kids love it and we spend hours there. It is worth the price and frankly is the top attraction for us in Lancaster County. Great quality, great imagination, a superb place to visit.

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New York, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

$5 for children $12.50 for Adults. We have AAA so for 2 adults and 2 children we paid around $30- The Displays are beautiful and we all enjoyed walking through and viewing them, very nicely done! Though $30 is a little steep for the hour we spent there it was a fun experience during the holidays.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We would love to go back because there is so much to see! Lifesize figures and just something to look at in every room!great for your money!

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Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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309 reviews 309 reviews
199 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were not expecting the variety of exhibits they showed here. The Woolworth exhibit brought us back to our childhood. The Antiques Emporium, 59s Christmas morning, Toyland Train Mountain and The First Christmas were our other favorites. The rest of the 10 exhibits were enjoyable as well. Take your time as you walk through the 15 Galleries and enjoy the... More

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New Britain, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

You would never believe just how big it is inside by looking at the outside. Rooms and rooms of Christmas. Different countries and different worlds. There is something for everyone. For Christmas fanatics; it is totally awesome. Make it a point of going everytime we are in the area. Lots of photo ops.

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Belmont, New Hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Unknown to us there is a pretty hefty price tag to get in here ($12.50 for adults). We decided not to go in as we found this to be very high. I can't speak to the museum itself (maybe it is wonderful) but we were disappointed with the admission price for sure.

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Stevens, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This place is so much fun to walk through. The building is filled with exhibits of past Christmases. There are displays of toy trains. Displays of old ornaments, toys, trees, etc. Everything brings back memories of my childhood. It was fun to share with our kids.... to say that we had a train set like that one, a revolving Christmas... More

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New Providence, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
31 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Have a Christmas feel in July, it is so special. Do give this beautiful place a visit, trains, Woolworth, antique Christmas items. Only one thing missing, Santa but we all know he is at the North Pole.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It was a nice walk thru, it's bigger then expected. If you like Christmas and trains, it's a very adorable place. Each corner brings something interesting.

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