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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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From 1935

Big statue that stands over 20 feet tall celebrating the spirit of Christmas. You need to walk up a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bucky D
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Springfield, Missouri
"Oldest Santa statue"

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dana B
,
Saint Louis, Missouri
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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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“post office” (10 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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Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank Bucky D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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
Reviewed 30 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
Reviewed 5 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
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The gates were open but the church, post office and museum were closed. We were able to walk around and look in some windows, looks like a real nice place. Santa is Huge and has some history around his base. Kids can write letters to...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 13 November 2016 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.

Thank Casey R
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

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

Thank 446raymondr
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.

Thank Doug E
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...More

Thank Ross W
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