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We're a Department 56 Platinum Key Dealer

Our status as a Platinum Key Dealer means we’ll get delivery on key Department 56 pieces earlier than other retailers and will also receive limited edition pieces with special embellishments only available to Platinum Key Dealers. Follow us on Facebook and join Club 56 to be among the first to know when special items are headed our way.

Now Taking Pre-orders for the Harry Potter Collection

We're thrilled to announce the introduction of the Harry Potter Collection by Department 56, in stunning detail to bring all the magic into your home. Buildings and accessories will arrive in November in limited quantities. To make sure you get yours, call in now to pre-order—630.232.4200, ask for the Christmas Department.

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History of Department 56

The Department 56 Snow Village was inspired one Christmas evening when a group of friends went out to dinner at a small country inn nestled in a quiet river town. The lights sparkled on the new-fallen snow, inspiring the visitors with Christmas memories. From the desire to preserve the magic of the moment, the idea for a miniature Christmas village was born.

Over the years the villages expanded to include the North Pole, Dicken’s Village, Disney Village, etc. with new additions each year. Create stunning, memorable displays that reflect your style and imagination.  From the quaint Dicken's and Snow Villages to the magical North Pole to spooky Sleepy Hallow, Department 56 villages are thoughtfully created using hand-craftsmanship and the highest level of architectural detail to achieve authenticity.

The Little Traveler's Collection

What better place to put together the village of your dreams than our very own Little Traveler building in the picturesque village of Geneva, Illinois. Our Department 56 collection is one of the most complete you'll find, and we have all of our buildings and accessories set amid sparkling hills, cascading rivers, and shining mountains.

Our Halloween Village collection has grown so much, it has its very own room.


Little Traveler

A Letter from a Friend – Donna from West Chicago

I've begun a tradition with my 2 young granddaughters of hopping aboard the train and riding it to our destination stop at Geneva, then strolling our favorite destination in town - The Little Traveler.During our recent pint-sized trip on the train,...

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