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Santa Claus Museum

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Loved the Santa Letters

The Sant Claus Post Office sits out front of the museum where you can write/ mail a letter to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NorCal-traveler08
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Orangevale, California
Ho Ho Ho

Fun little stop to learn the history of Santa Claus Indiana. I have no shame in saying I wept... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Christian C
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Fairmont, West Virginia
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The Santa Claus Museum & Village will begin weekend only hours this weekend! August 11-August 26 Saturdays 8-5 and Sundays 9-4 (CT) Sept 1-Nov 24 Saturdays 9-5 and Sundays 9-4 (CT). Please check back for special events in October and December! The...more
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69 N State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6363
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This tiny museum is the jewel in the crown of Santa Claus, Indiana. The minimal cost of entry (suggested donation $2pp or $8 per family) gives you access to documents which tell the tale of how Santa Claus came to be so named and about...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sant Claus Post Office sits out front of the museum where you can write/ mail a letter to Santa(at no cost). You will get a response by mail to the letter. They get over 40,000 letters a year and donations cover the postage. The...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Fun little stop to learn the history of Santa Claus Indiana. I have no shame in saying I wept reading some of the endearing letters to Santa on display. The statue alone is worth a photo opt. So if you're visiting Holiday World, be sure...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This was a fun place for my son to write a letter to Santa and to take a few pictures. The museum was okay but not somewhere I would go twice. My son was sad the train exhibit didn’t work. Staff was very friendly.

Thank Jaime B
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I would consider this museum a “must stop” for adults visiting Santa Claus Indiana. Here you learn how the town got its name, how it turned into a tourist attraction, and how it has grown to be what it is today. Fascinating for history buffs.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed July 31, 2018

While you are in town, a really small town, to visist Holiday World, you should take a little break to stop in and see the Santa Claus Museum. It only takes an hour or so to see it, and I think most people would find...More

Thank gaf177
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This was a great stop with a lot of history to review of the town. The history of Santa & Holiday World. Loved the post office and sending letters to Santa with the expectation of getting the December response in the mail! Worth a visit!

Thank PresidentsTraveler
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by since it was recommended to us. It was neat to see all of the items they have. We LOVED reading the letters to Santa. Our son also loved watching the train. The worker was very friendly. It was so fun to write...More

Thank MeagS2012
Reviewed June 13, 2018

This small museum has a collection of items that make Santa Claus Indiana a fun place to visit. They have a display of letters from around the country that have been delivered to the town. The historic first town post office has an area where...More

Thank mrey001
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Great little museum. Good history of the town and the amusement park. Very informative. So many cute things to see. There are actual letters to Santa from decades ago on display.

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June 20, 2018|
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Response from Twinmom1313 | Reviewed this property |
It is free. You can make a donation if you wish but it is not required. I think the suggested donation is $5 per family. The donation goes to help with postage costs because anyone can write a letter to Santa and get a... More
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gigi292526
May 28, 2016|
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Response from vonnette m | Reviewed this property |
Donation only when I went through.
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