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1935 Santa Statue

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It’s History!

It’s a quick stop for a rare picture of the oldest Santa Claus statue in the world:) And a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jayjay099
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Cartersville, Georgia
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Check out the museum.

This is at the museum & shouldn’t really have its own entry on TripAdvisor. If you go to the museum... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
sarahe832
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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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...more
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69 N State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6363
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Apparently, this was a big deal when it was unveiled in 1935 and Santa Claus Indiana was a destination place. But now its just a statue that sits on a hill near the Santa Claus Museum. Interesting to see but I wouldn't go out of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Butch E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a quick stop for a rare picture of the oldest Santa Claus statue in the world:) And a great picture location:) Read the small amount of history on a nearby sign:) Google it for more info, interesting:)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jayjay099
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This is at the museum & shouldn’t really have its own entry on TripAdvisor. If you go to the museum or drive past it you’ll see this.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sarahe832
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We’ve see many iconic statues around the world, but none better than the Santa Claus statue in Santa Claus. Sure, it’s not as acclaimed as David in Florence, Rocky in Philadelphia or Lady Liberty in New York harbor. But there’s none that elicit more of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NXTTRP
Reviewed 28 August 2018

You can't help but see this as you ride on North State Street in Santa Claus. It is huge and a great photo op. The post office (where you can write a letter to Santa) and the museum and church are all on the the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NorCal-traveler08
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We stopped here just to get a picture of the kids with the statue. You can pull into the parking lot and walk right up.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CaseyNichols
Reviewed 15 August 2018

There's not much to add other than, HUGE Santa Claus statue makes for a unique photo opt. This is outside the museum, so enjoy both. The endearing quotes at the base are inspirational and sweet.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christian C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

For more than 80 years, this statue has helped keep the Christmas spirit in the forefront throughout the year. And that’s important if your town’s name is tied to the winter holidays. (The story goes that this municipal moniker was approved during a town hall...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The statue is a must do if you are already at the museum or the post office. It’s directly outside, up a hill and right there it is! The grass was pretty thick and the grass from the previous mowing was still piled up on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PresidentsTraveler
Reviewed 14 June 2018 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!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MeagS2012
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