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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!
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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...