Archives for Santa Claus Indiana

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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23
Jul
2015
Family Freebie Event

Family Freebie Event

By Kathleen Crews on July 23, 2015 in Special Events with No Comments

  Join us on July 29, 2015 from 8:00 am – 10:00 am. Visit this page for more information.

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11
Jun
2014
The Perks of Museum Membership

The Perks of Museum Membership

By Kathleen Crews on June 11, 2014 in News with No Comments

        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 […]

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21
May
2014
Welcome to 2014

Welcome to 2014

By Kathleen Crews on May 21, 2014 in News with 2 Comments

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 […]

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21
May
2014
Shop Local

Shop Local

By Kathleen Crews on May 21, 2014 in A Day at the Museum Uncategorized with No Comments

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? […]

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30
Sep
2013
All Hallows’ Eve at the Santa Claus Museum & Village

All Hallows’ Eve at the Santa Claus Museum & Village

By Kathleen Crews on September 30, 2013 in Special Events Uncategorized with 1 Comment

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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21
Jun
2013
Hit the Brakes

Hit the Brakes

By Kathleen Crews on June 21, 2013 in 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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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 Kathleen Crews 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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22
Dec
2011
On This Day in History – December 22, 1935

On This Day in History – December 22, 1935

By santa-admin on December 22, 2011 in A Day at the Museum Town History with 8 Comments

It was 76 years ago today that droves of people braved a harsh winter storm to watch the great unveiling of the 22 foot tall Santa statue in our town of Santa Claus, Indiana. The statue was dreamed up by Chicago businessman and philanthropist Carl A. Barrett. The Santa statue was the focal point of […]

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