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13
Apr
2022

Summer Hours: The season for summer Santa fun and a little Christmas Spirit is here! The Santa Claus Museum & Village will officially open May 14! Hours will be Sunday through Thursday 9 AM to 5 PM, Friday & Saturday 9 AM to 7 PM. Be sure to stop by the museum first, visit the historic post office and write your letter to Santa, it is never too early! Then visit the beautiful 1880 church and the 22 foot Santa Statue.

By Kathleen Crews on April 13, 2022 in Uncategorized with No Comments

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8
Mar
2022
Opening Day 2022

Opening Day 2022

By Kathleen Crews on March 8, 2022 in Uncategorized with No Comments

Come visit the Santa Claus Museum & Village. Opening Day is May 14th!

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30
Oct
2017
A Merry Little Christmas at the Santa Claus Museum & Village

A Merry Little Christmas at the Santa Claus Museum & Village

By Kathleen Crews on October 30, 2017 in Special Events Uncategorized with No Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we can’t wait to celebrate the holidays with you! Stop by to write your letter to Santa Claus or join us for one of our jolly (and free!) special events in December. Click HERE more details.

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19
Oct
2017
Beware! The Headless Horseman and Other Spooky Happenings

Beware! The Headless Horseman and Other Spooky Happenings

By Kathleen Crews on October 19, 2017 in A Day at the Museum Special Events with No Comments

Halloween is our second favorite holiday, and this year’s All Hallows’ Eve event promises to be the best and spookiest yet.   Santa’s Haunted Church Looking for some scares and chills? How about a haunted church? And haunted trail too?! On Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Santa Claus Museum & Village (in […]

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13
Sep
2017
Coming soon…

Coming soon…

By Kathleen Crews on September 13, 2017 in Special Events with No Comments

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31
Aug
2017
Fall is in the Air

Fall is in the Air

By Kathleen Crews on August 31, 2017 in A Day at the Museum with No Comments

As summer draws to a close, we begin to eagerly anticipate the arrival of fall. This year, we have several special events lined up for October and November. Our annual All Hallows’ Eve will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The amazing Susan Fowler will be back to give us her not-so-scary rendition of […]

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7
Feb
2017
Santa Jim Yellig Receives the Sagamore of the Wabash Award

Santa Jim Yellig Receives the Sagamore of the Wabash Award

By Kathleen Crews on February 7, 2017 in Special Events with No Comments

Raymond Joseph “Jim” Yellig has received the Sagamore of the Wabash Award, Indiana’s highest civilian honor. His legacy will be honored during a ceremony at the Santa Claus Museum & Village on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at 11:00 am CT. The Hoosier Santas and honored guests will bestow the award to Yellig’s daughter, Pat Koch. […]

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25
Jan
2017
Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity

Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity

By Kathleen Crews on January 25, 2017 in News with No Comments

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  

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6
Jan
2017
Thank you Elves

Thank you Elves

By Kathleen Crews on January 6, 2017 in News with No Comments

  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, […]

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4
Jan
2017
A 1920s Night to Remember: Join us for a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

A 1920s Night to Remember: Join us for a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

By Kathleen Crews on January 4, 2017 in Special Events with No Comments

The Santa Claus Museum & Village and Team H-A-P-P-Y of Spencer County Relay for Life invite you to take a trip back to the 1920s and help solve a murder (while eating wonderful food and enjoying locally brewed beverages of course). Jest Mysteries, a group of professional actors from St. Louis, MO, will put on […]

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