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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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Very interesting; a must see if you're in the area.

On the grounds of the museum is the Santa Claus Post office where kids can write a letter to Santa... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2015
Carola S
Loveland, Ohio
Not what we thought

It has some cool stuff but it was kinda small. Parking lot is also small. The statute of Santa is... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2015
Amanda S
via mobile
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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!
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“post office” (17 reviews)
“holiday world” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
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69 N State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6363
+1 812-544-2434
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Reviewed 8 December 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 8 December 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 Amanda S
Reviewed 23 November 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 26 October 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 20 September 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 9 August 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 3 August 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 31 July 2015

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

Thank payton583
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped on our road trip to visit the candy store nearby and really enjoyed this FREE museum, post office, church, and statue "town". It has a lot of cute picture opportunities, especially the tiny desks in the post office where you can write to...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Nice collection of older toys- interesting to look at. The large Santa statue is interesting to see as well. Worth stopping in to visit.

Thank Bud16057
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Response from vonnette m | Reviewed this property |
Donation only when I went through.