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requires additional ticket

Holiday Photos

At MSI, the holidays are truly the most wonderful time of year! We invite you to create memories of your visit with these special opportunities.

Photos with Santa

Visit with Santa in his festive photo studio inside the Holiday Store. The whole family can pose for a fun, physically distanced photo with the jolly man himself and bring home a souvenir photo.
Photo with Santa: $40 per group or family (MSI members $35)

Grand Tree Photo

Gather for a group holiday portrait in front of our 45-foot-tall Grand Tree and bring home a souvenir photo.
Grand Tree Photo: $30 per group/family (MSI members $25)

Photo Combo-ho-ho!

Want to go all out? That’s the spirit! Save $10 when you choose both photos (Photo with Santa and Grand Tree Photo) in your order.
Photo Combo-ho-ho!
$60 per group/family (MSI members $50)

These activities require additional tickets (available online) and are not included in Museum Entry. Capacity is limited and subject to availability.


  • Thursday, November 18 – Sunday, November 21
  • Wednesday, November 24
  • Friday, November 26 – Sunday, November 28
  • Wednesday, December 1 – Sunday, December 5
  • Wednesday, December 8 – Sunday, December 12
  • Wednesday, December 15 – Thursday, December 23


Purchase timed-entry tickets in advance through our online ticketing. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Museum, although availability may be limited. Select your visit date (see schedule above) and entry time, then add “Photo with Santa” and/or "Grand Tree Photo" to your cart.

Buy tickets

Tickets are limited, so reserve online for best availability!