Though warm weather lingers during the day in Santa Claus, Indiana, I sense a certain crispness in the morning air that hints at the coming of fall. Like many people, I eagerly anticipate those cool days, crunchy leaves, and the homey smell of a chimney fire in the evening. And with October only a few […]
As summer slowly winds to a close, we are wrapping up our full-time operation. Beginning Saturday, August 17, 2014, the Santa Claus Museum & Village will be open weekends only. Please see our Plan A Visit page for detailed hours and directions. Hope to see you soon!
UPDATE: Donut Truck Operations on hold. 7/17/14 – White Squirrel Donuts has decided to focus on their storefront location in Rockport, Indiana, and will be suspending the donut truck operation at the Santa Claus Museum & Village for now. We hope to welcome them back to Santa Claus sometime soon and we’ll be sure to keep […]
Our annual membership drive is underway and we’re hoping to recruit a few good men and women to join the ranks of our museum supporters. We love serving the community and in an effort to keep the Santa Claus Museum & Village open and accessible to everyone, we do not charge […]
This summer marks our third season as the Santa Claus Museum & Village and we have lots more fun in-store for you this year. Stop by the museum and check out our new “Under the Christmas Tree” exhibit, highlighting what children in Santa Claus, Indiana, may have received on Christmas morning in years past. View […]
We are dedicated to supporting the local community and providing items in our gift shop made here in southern Indiana. Whether you are visiting town for the weekend, or live right next door, we have a great selection of locally made merchandise that will fit any occasion. Need a snack to satisfy your sweet tooth? […]
Mark your calendars! Opening Day at the Santa Claus Museum & Village is Saturday, May 3, 2014. This year brings new exhibits, events and even new partners. Stay tuned for updates. For more information on our upcoming hours of operation, please go to our Plan a Visit page.
Christmas will be here before you know it and we have lots of holiday cheer in-store at the Santa Claus Museum & Village. Visit our 2013 Christmas Events Page for more information about the upcoming holiday season!
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Santa Claus will be on-sale just in time for the holidays! The latest book in Arcadia’s Images of America series will be available on Saturday, December 7, 2013. Current and past residents of Santa Claus, Indiana, contributed hundreds of photos and memories. Thanks to their stories, the book boasts more […]
Beware the Headless Horseman! Our second annual All Hallows’ Eve celebration is just around the corner and we can’t wait to welcome back Storyteller Susan Fowler for another rendition of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Join us on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 and Saturday, October 26th, 2013. This year, reservations are required for […]
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