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Address: 69 N State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6363
Phone Number: 812-544-2434
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Historic 1935 Santa Statue is "dedicated to the children of the...

The Historic 1935 Santa Statue is "dedicated to the children of the world." Standing 22-feet tall and weighing 40-tons, the Santa Statue just underwent a full-restoration, returning the iconic figure of Santa back to his original condition. The public is free to visit the statue during the day or when it is beautifully lit at night.

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History and Letters to Santa

This was pretty cool piece of history and there's a nice pad out front to take a picture so Santa is in the background. The post office nearby is neat to as your child can write... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2016
Ross W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This was pretty cool piece of history and there's a nice pad out front to take a picture so Santa is in the background. The post office nearby is neat to as your child can write a letter to Santa and they will mail them a letter around Christmas.

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Thank Ross W
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

The 1935 Santa statue is very pretty and a great place to take a family photo to commemorate your visit to Santa Claus, Indiana. Obviously, it's simply a statue, not much to explain there, but right next to it is the Santa Claus museum which is a lot of fun to explore. Kids can also write letters to Santa at... More 

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Thank Barb W
Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

What can I say, it is a statue of Santa Claus, fits with the name of the town and the Christmas theme.

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Thank Malibupipeline
Waverly, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice statue to stop and see if you go by the museum and post office. If you have younger kids I would recommend it.

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Thank Chad P
Centreville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Its a statue of Santa Claus. I would suggest going out of your way for the statue, but if you are visiting the museum, take a walk up the path to see the statue of Santa Claus.

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Thank Regina S
Carrollton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Excellent statue of Santa. It was revitalized and is great. Saw it as a child in it's original state before the renewal process - it looks better now. It will bring a smile to your face. The inscription at the base of the statue is so true.

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Thank Tom K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Nice place we went during the day and it was setup for some Halloween activity's kids would like the seeing it ..

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Thank Sharon S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Kinda cool I like the history. Is something to go see. But it you don't have much time I would skip it.

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Thank David K
Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We stopped in Santa Claus on our way through - I had researched online prior and thought it would be neat - this statue is really neat to see, and is free to view. Onsite there is also a free Santa Claus museum and post office (not THE post office) where you can sit at old school style desks and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

My family enjoyed this we came right after we spent the day at Holiday world! You do not have to walk a mile it's all right there all very close together! My 10 year old son loves it he was so excited to take pictures and read the messages on the side of the Santa statue! Staff was very friendly... More 

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