Visions of sugar plums will dance in your head when you visit the Santa Claus Museum in Columbus, Texas… the only Santa Museum in the South! An easy drive from San Antonio, Austin, or Houston, Columbus has plenty of comfy lodging accommodations, delicious restaurants, and unique shops where you can knock out your holiday shopping list.

The Santa Claus Museum is a one-of-a-kind museum featuring thousands of unique Santa figurines, music boxes, dolls, dishes, ornaments, artwork, needlework, and photos from all over the world.

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Santa Claus Museum Sponsors

lions club
custom shoppe
hound song
Ann & Paige Butler
Billy Kahn

From our Guests...

  • Zaida T.
    Love all the Santas in this quaint little museum. The very accomodating staff from the Chamber came just so we could get in without an appointment. Childhood memories for all!
    Zaida T.
  • Lennie B.
    Zillions of Christmas-themed miniatures!
    Lennie B.
    Flatonia, TX
  • Paula F.
    Wonderful Santa collection in Columbus. Santa himself is there to greet and talk with children.
    Paula F.
    Columbus, TX
  • Delvia B.
    Beautiful! Very friendly and just a great experience!
    Delvia B.
    Covington, LA
  • Amy H.
    Such a special place! Young and old alike will enjoy this little gem in Columbus, TX. Over 3,000 Santas! It’s a stroll through history and down memory lane. Makes ya feel good just being there!
    Amy H.
    Columbus, TX
  • Traci S.
    The Santa Claus Museum is a wonderful place to remember the delight of Christmas all year long. It is truly a family destination as not only did mom, dad, and tween girl enjoy it but even teen boy cracked a few smiles. It's definitely on our list for next year!
    Traci S.
    Galveston, TX
  • Darlene M.
    We were surprised and amazed to see such a large collection of Santa Clause memorabilia all together in one place right here in Texas. Our kids want to come back again next year!
    Darlene M.
    Plano, TX
  • Melissa H.
    One of my favorite Christmas traditions is visiting the Santa Claus Museum in Columbus! There are so many interesting things to see and I pick a new favorite Santa every time we go. We love it!
    Melissa H.
    Katy, TX