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Holiday Photos

Create a holiday keepsake right at the Museum!

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

Photos with Santa

Weekends and additional peak days from November 18 - December 24.

Visit with Santa in his festive photo Holiday Studio. The whole family can pose for a photo with the jolly man himself and bring home a souvenir photo. Availability is limited! See pricing below.

Grand Tree Photos

Daily from November 18 - January 7.

Gather for a group holiday portrait in front of our 45-foot-tall Grand Tree and bring home a souvenir photo. See pricing below.

Photo Pricing

  • $65 - includes the photo appointment, two printed 6x8 photos, digital photos, and a holiday frame.
  • $50 - includes the photo appointment, digital photos, and one printed 6x8 photo.
  • $25 - includes the photo appointment and two printed 6x8 photos.

Members receive 10% off all packages and upgrades.

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


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 and entry time, and on the following screen, add "Photo with Santa" or "Grand Tree Photo" to your cart.

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