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National Christmas Center

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Address: 3427 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA 17562
Phone Number: 717.442.7950
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Unexpectedly delightful!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
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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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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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london
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Beautifully done. Much better than I expected. It's a little pricey but turned out to be worth it. Many rooms with different themes. Great for children and adults of all ages.

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Suffern, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Everything you remember from your youth you will see displayed from ornaments, dishes, candies to nativity scenes. There is a lot of walking but I made it and it is difficult for me to walk. There are chairs everywhere to rest and take in all the items. Christmas music is constantly playing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I have such a amazing time here. I love the manger scenes from all over the world, and especially seeing ones from my bosses hometown. I also loved all the antique Christmas decorations.

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