Santa Claus Museum & Village in Santa Claus, Indiana Santa Claus Museum & Village in Santa Claus, Indiana

Santa Claus Museum & Village

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating (Based on 123 reviews)
69 State Road 245 Santa Claus, IN 47579

Contact Information

(812) 544-2434

Visit the Santa Claus Museum & Village to step into the town’s fascinating history. Explore a collection of original town buildings dating back to 1856. Write a letter to Santa from the town’s first post office. And, feel the ageless beauty as you walk into the completely original 1880 Santa Claus Church. Visit the fully restored 1935 Santa Statue, towering 22 feet tall and “dedicated to the children of the world.”

Safety Information for Summer 2020

The Santa Claus Museum & Village site will open with limited operations. The Original Post Office and the Historic Santa Statue will be open from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm CT on Saturdays and Sundays, starting June 20, 2020.

The museum and public restrooms are not open at this time. Inside the Original Post Office, visitors will be limited to six (6) at a time and desks will be sanitized after each use.

Employees will wear masks and encourage social distancing. Frequently touched services throughout the property will be cleaned routinely.


Send your letter to Santa year-round; personalized replies are sent in December!

P.O. Box 1
Santa Claus, IN 47579

This attraction is open seasonally and hours may vary. 


Click here to see the hours of operation for local attractions and restaurants.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 123 reviews

Nice stop between Louisville and Evansville.

4 Reviewed 09-19-20

We stopped here to break the 132 mile drive from Louisville to Evansville. Its just south of I-64, marking the break from the Hoosier National Forest and the beginning of the large soybean and corn... Read More

Cute and simple

4 Reviewed 07-04-20

We went first thing in the morning, unfortunately the museum is closed due to covid but that was ok. We walked up to the Santa statue and took a few pictures. We went to the old post office and the... Read More

Santa Clause Indiana

5 Reviewed 12-21-19

Very nice museum for free. Also a small old church and the Santa Clause statue. Very nice but rather small. Read More

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