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Address: 69 N State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6363
Phone Number: +1 812-544-2434
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The Historic 1935 Santa Statue is "dedicated to the children of the...

The Historic 1935 Santa Statue is "dedicated to the children of the world." Standing 22-feet tall and weighing 40-tons, the Santa Statue just underwent a full-restoration, returning the iconic figure of Santa back to his original condition. The public is free to visit the statue during the day or when it is beautifully lit at night.

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Picture opportunity

A good spot to get a family photo. There are 4 areas to visit at this location. Younger kids might enjoy the site, older kids of teenager age might be a lil tart about have family... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Casey R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good spot to get a family photo. There are 4 areas to visit at this location. Younger kids might enjoy the site, older kids of teenager age might be a lil tart about have family photo.

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Thank Casey R
Livonia, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great statue of Santa Claus. Nice photo op. It was part of the museum and first post office

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Thank 446raymondr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

First Santa Statue in Santa Claus Indiana. Neat area of shops and museum post office and a amusement park. We stopped early in the morning for pictures and nothing was open. Looked like a lot of fun.

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Thank Doug E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This was pretty cool piece of history and there's a nice pad out front to take a picture so Santa is in the background. The post office nearby is neat to as your child can write a letter to Santa and they will mail them a letter around Christmas.

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Thank Ross W
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

The 1935 Santa statue is very pretty and a great place to take a family photo to commemorate your visit to Santa Claus, Indiana. Obviously, it's simply a statue, not much to explain there, but right next to it is the Santa Claus museum which is a lot of fun to explore. Kids can also write letters to Santa at... More 

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Thank Barb W
Williamsburg, Virginia
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

What can I say, it is a statue of Santa Claus, fits with the name of the town and the Christmas theme.

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Thank Malibupipeline
Waverly, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Nice statue to stop and see if you go by the museum and post office. If you have younger kids I would recommend it.

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Thank Chad P
Centreville, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Its a statue of Santa Claus. I would suggest going out of your way for the statue, but if you are visiting the museum, take a walk up the path to see the statue of Santa Claus.

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Thank Regina S
Carrollton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Excellent statue of Santa. It was revitalized and is great. Saw it as a child in it's original state before the renewal process - it looks better now. It will bring a smile to your face. The inscription at the base of the statue is so true.

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Thank Tom K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Nice place we went during the day and it was setup for some Halloween activity's kids would like the seeing it ..

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Thank Sharon S

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