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Santa Claus Museum

69 N State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6363
+1 812-544-2434
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Must visit if in town

Since we were in town, we felt we should visit the museum to see what the town was all about. The... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2015
Regina S
Centreville, Virginia
Don't miss this stop

For the Christmas lover this is a must see! The post office, where you can right a letter to... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2015
vonnette m
Seoul, South Korea
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The story of Santa Claus, Indiana, comes alive at the Santa Claus Museum & Village. Explore the town's famous history in the Santa Claus Museum and pick up the perfect souvenir in the gift shop. Visit the beautiful, 1880 Santa Claus Church and the giant Santa Claus Statue, built in 1935 and standing 22-feet-tall. Spend some time in the Original Santa Claus Post Office and write your free letters to Santa. Don't forget to include your name and address... Santa and his Elves will write back in December!
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  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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69 N State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6363
+1 812-544-2434
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Reviewed December 22, 2015

Since we were in town, we felt we should visit the museum to see what the town was all about. The museum shows the history of Christmas in the area and how the town got its name and its history. The curator at the museum...More

Thank Regina S
Reviewed December 12, 2015

For the Christmas lover this is a must see! The post office, where you can right a letter to Santa, the church, and the museum are all very well done. You do not need to plan an entire day but definitely give yourself between an...More

Thank vonnette m
Reviewed December 7, 2015

On the grounds of the museum is the Santa Claus Post office where kids can write a letter to Santa, a church built in the 1880's, a stone statue of Santa, and a gift shop/museum. Inside the gift shop/museum are letters to Santa written by...More

Thank Carola S
Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

It has some cool stuff but it was kinda small. Parking lot is also small. The statute of Santa is cool. Not much more to say.

Thank R1238QZamandas
Reviewed November 22, 2015

Very interesting and good museum. Very nostalgic for those who want to relive childhood memories. Original Santa Claus post office is here and good activity for everyone. The Santa Statue is great!

Thank Tom K
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Small but nice to see the history of Santa Claus Very friendly staff. They will have Santa Helpers send out letter to your children

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed September 19, 2015

Very neat little museum next to the Santa statue - free admission but a donation is appreciated. Neat Santa exhibits and little gift shop - definitely a nice stop :)

Thank BusTeach
Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Holiday world used to be called Santa land, but the name was changed back in the 80s I think. Now this museum holds souvenirs formerly sold by the park. If they sold those souvenirs again I would be happy to spend plenty of money :)...More

Thank Eva J
Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

This includes 3 buildings: a church from 1880, an original post office from 1800's and a green building that houses the 3 room museum. At the post office children can write letters to Santa throughout the year and these will be answered. It is set...More

Thank Ginny E
Reviewed July 30, 2015

They have a good selection of old toys and memorabilia. This is as much fun for the adults as the children.

Thank payton583
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Response from vonnette m | Reviewed this property |
Donation only when I went through.