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9
Apr
2014
Opening Day is Right Around the Corner

Opening Day is Right Around the Corner

By Emily on April 9, 2014 in featured slider News Uncategorized with 2 Comments

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.  

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7
Nov
2013
Why Santa Claus Came to Town…

Why Santa Claus Came to Town…

By Emily on November 7, 2013 in News Special Events with No Comments

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 […]

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21
Jun
2013
Hit the Brakes

Hit the Brakes

By Emily on June 21, 2013 in featured slider News with No Comments

Our giant Santa Claus Statue has recently been named a Brake-Worthy Attraction! Pick-up a copy of the new, 2014 Deluxe North America Road Atlas by Kappa, and turn to the special section on Roadside Attractions. You’ll find the Santa Claus Statue listed as one of the two, must-see, “brake-worthy” attractions in Indiana.  Standing 22-feet-tall and […]

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9
Apr
2013

In Memory of Philip Koch

By Emily on April 9, 2013 in News with 2 Comments

We have lost a keeper of the holiday spirit today; Philip Koch passed away early this morning, April 9, surrounded by his family and friends. To borrow from the great Charles Dickens, ” it was always said of him that he knew how to keep Christmas well if any man alive possessed the knowledge.” He will be […]

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19
Mar
2013
We need those photos!

We need those photos!

By Emily on March 19, 2013 in News with No Comments

Santa Claus Museum Seeks Photographs for a New Book on Santa Claus, IND (March 5, 2013) Santa Claus, Ind. – The Santa Claus Museum & Village is seeking photographs, letters, and other memorabilia related to the history of the town of Santa Claus, Indiana, Santa Fee, Indiana and the area surrounding the original town site […]

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29
Jan
2013

Calling all history lovers

By Emily on January 29, 2013 in News with No Comments

The Santa Claus Museum & Village has partnered with Arcadia Publishing to release a new book on the history of Santa Claus, IND! Our town’s history is certainly unique and we want to make sure that this history is captured and shared. However, we need your help. We are looking for old photographs, drawings, and […]

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20
Dec
2012
That’s a Wrap! Santa’s Elves are done for the season

That’s a Wrap! Santa’s Elves are done for the season

By Emily on December 20, 2012 in A Day at the Museum News with No Comments

UPDATE-Dec. 21 2013: As of today, Santa’s Elves have completed their letters for the season. The Santa Claus Museum & Village will be closed for the season starting Monday, December 23, 2013. We will re-open in May, 2014. We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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10
Oct
2012
Mark your calendars! All Hallows’ Eve is this weekend!

Mark your calendars! All Hallows’ Eve is this weekend!

By Emily on October 10, 2012 in News Special Events with No Comments

  Saturday, October 13  and 20 mark the first annual All Hallows’ Eve celebration. This family friendly event features lots of Halloween activities and admission is FREE. Featured events held between 12:00 – 7:00 pm include: – Spooky Indiana ghost stories, and special exhibits inside the Museum exploring the history behind the legend – Tours of […]

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7
Jun
2012
Hot off the Press! The Santa Claus Museum Cookbook has arrived

Hot off the Press! The Santa Claus Museum Cookbook has arrived

By Emily on June 7, 2012 in A Day at the Museum News with 1 Comment

Does the thought of Sour Cream Fudge make your mouth water? Are you craving a slice of Ooey Gooey Butter Cake?  Or maybe you’re in the mood for Snickerdoodles? Or Peanut Brittle? How about digging into something savory like Pasta with Prosciutto and Goat Cheese? All of these recipes and more can be found in […]

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18
Apr
2012
Cooking Up A Fundraiser

Cooking Up A Fundraiser

By santa-admin on April 18, 2012 in News with No Comments

Six years ago, Santa Claus Museum founder Pat Koch watched her dream become a reality as the museum opened its doors to the public for the first time. Together with the non-profit Santa’s Elves, Inc., she opened the Santa Claus Museum in the spring of 2006. Pat’s interest in preserving the history of the town, […]

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