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We are now accepting applications for our 2017 Summer Internship. This position will allow students interested in history to gain experience at a non-profit museum and national park site. The internship runs approximately 12 weeks and is compensated. Housing is also available. Click HERE for more information
In 2016, the Santa Claus Museum & Village welcomed hundreds of volunteer Elves who responded to tens of thousands of letters sent to Santa Claus. The Elf operation ran seven days a week, often lasting twelve or thirteen hours a day. We were thrilled to have scores of veteran Elves return to help Santa, […]
Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Do you know a child living in a house with no chimney? We’ve got something new for you! Santa’s Elves help Santa respond to letters sent from all over the world, and one of the most common concerns expressed in these letters is, “Santa we don’t […]
Dear Elves, We cannot thank you enough for all of your support, dedication, assistance and good cheer this holiday season. We had a record breaking Christmas; in only 21 days, approximately 200 Elves answered over 22,000 letters. We benefited from the knowledge of our veteran Elves and we were thrilled to welcome many new Elves. […]
The Elves have wrapped up their operation for the year and the Santa Claus Museum & Village is now closed for the season. Thank you to the Elves for all their hard work and thanks to all those who stopped by or sent a letter to Santa Claus – your support is deeply appreciated. Have […]
UPDATE: 10/5/15 ** Letters to Santa Claus is now available! The Elves are thrilled to announce that a new book featuring over 250 letters to Santa Claus will be released in October 2015. The book, entitled Letters to Santa Claus, is a dream-come-true for all of Santa’s merry helpers. This dedicated group of volunteers devote […]
Spring can’t get here soon enough! We are looking forward to re-opening for the season and enjoying a great 2015. We will be open weekends in May, beginning Saturday, May 2, 2015. Please visit our Plan a Visit page for information on hours of operation. We look forward to seeing you soon!
UPDATE (3/1/15): We are no longer accepting applications for this position. Thanks! Though we’re still in a deep freeze here in southern Indiana, we are already looking ahead to the summer season! We will be hiring a summer intern in partnership with Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. A stipend and housing will be provided. For more […]
2014 is a big year for the Elves. It’s the 100th anniversary of the Letters to Santa program. And… we have an exciting new project! Santa’s Elves have partnered with Microsoft OneNote to create one giant wish list for Santa Claus. Each and every Christmas wish we receive will go on this list and we think […]
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!
Featured Letters to Santa
Who knew scented candles could be so dangerous?
Now that the pesky habit has been resolved, time to negotiate…
Nope, Daniel isn’t an adult. Just a kid that wants a house… and a picture of Santa...
This little guy wants a stocking full of candy and a copper colored Stingray bike for Christmas,...
He has lots of very particular items he’d like: “I want a trip to Pennsylvania by...
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