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1935 Santa Statue

69 N State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6363
+1 812-544-2434
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Fun to see

This statue is really neat to see up close. Our kids loved it. There are many details on the statue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MeagS2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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So darn cute!

This statue is a must see. It is located with the old church, the old post office, and the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Twinmom1313
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Nashville, Tennessee
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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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“post office” (11 reviews)
“write letters” (3 reviews)
“old church” (2 reviews)
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69 N State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6363
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+1 812-544-2434
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This statue is really neat to see up close. Our kids loved it. There are many details on the statue and it is truly a neat thing to see!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This statue is a must see. It is located with the old church, the old post office, and the museum. No charge for these attractions but we did choose to make a donation (not required). If you write a letter to Santa in the old...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

What a delightful gem!!! Unique name of the town caught of eye and decided to explore. Loved the statue located beside the old Santa Claus Church. Drove through the small town and noticed all the Christmas details found everywhere: City Hall, Fire station, and Post...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This large Santa Claus statue is located right in the middle of everythin. There is a paved trail up to it and it is great for photo ops.

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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We love seeing this statue. A real good photo opportunity. This town is so neat for a Christmas crazy family

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Big statue that stands over 20 feet tall celebrating the spirit of Christmas. You need to walk up a hill to get to it, not a big hill, and it is handicap accessible, but there's still a hill.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Great stop for a bit of history. A short walk up to the statue that's paved. Definitely worth a stop

Thank Dana B
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you go to the museum, you can see the statue and walk up to it. There is no charge. I didn't walk up to the statue myself, I just snapped a photo from the museum since it was so large.

Thank rlegal78
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This is located by the old church, post office and Santa Claus Museum. They are all in one spot and that is very convenient. They could use restroom or porta-potty in this area.

Thank Mike N
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is a nice roadside attraction to visit and a fun place to take a picture. It is right next to the Santa Claus post office and museum, and the candy store is right down the street.

Thank Kathy B
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