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Spam Museum and Visitor Center

1101 N Main St, Austin, MN 55912-3360
+1 800-588-7726
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Super fun!

This free museum is great. All of us really enjoyed this museum. Lots of fun hands on activity for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Denise B
Circle Pines
Who knew the mystery and majesty of this humble pork product?

From the patriotic adventures of missile-toting warrior Sammy Spammy to the theatrical award winner... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda T
Atlanta, GA
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The newly built, 14,000 square foot museum features 9 SPAMtastic galleries with interactive games and photo opportunities. Admission is free to all visitors.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (89 reviews)
“spam museum” (131 reviews)
“free samples” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1101 N Main St, Austin, MN 55912-3360
+1 800-588-7726
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This free museum is great. All of us really enjoyed this museum. Lots of fun hands on activity for every age. The Spam museum is worth taking the time to visit.

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the patriotic adventures of missile-toting warrior Sammy Spammy to the theatrical award winner Spamalot, this museum is a real eye-opener! The wide world appeal of the varieties of Spam -- Spam sushi, no less, and other amazing recipes from Korea to Latin America to...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband was in the military and SPAM was never allowed in our house because he feels he’s eaten his lifetime share. As a joke, some friends took us to the museum and I have to say it was very interesting. I especially liked the...More

Thank Jubillie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A cute little museum about the history of SPAM & Hormel. It's free for all ages and doesn't take long to get through all the exhibits. If you are on a long road trip, this is a perfect pit-stop to let the kiddos get out...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you don't like SPAM or have never tried SPAM, this is a must stop. Clean and NEW museum on Main Street in Austin. Short tour that is very informative on SPAM and Hormel and its impact around the world. Great gift shop and...More

1  Thank gopherlawyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything Spam. All the history. All the recipes. All the flavors. All the merchandise, apparel and more than you would have thought possible. All here. Worth a visit even if you are not a Spam lover, just for the sight of it all. Very well...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Spam Museum and Visitor Center is located in downtown Austin, Minnesota and a short skip and a jump from I-90. It's worth stopping as it's updated with a lot of interactive activities for kids. The gift shop is fun and the museum offers Spam...More

Thank TravelWithSara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this very interesting, we followed a tour around and learned much more. The company is much more complex than we thought and has been very involved in global and local good works. Very glad a friend recommended this.

Thank karenkaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun museum to visit for anyone. There are interactive stations for people of all ages to engage in. I was surprised at the roll that Spam has played in our history. I definitely recommend stopping here.

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are traveling from Minneapolis south to Iowa, there isn't a whole lot to do. We saw signs for the Spam museum and did the detour. It is free! There are lots of exhibits, fun things to get your photo with, and they have...More

Thank Cassandra C
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4 April 2017|
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Response from Frumpydog | Reviewed this property |
it is all on 1 level, no stairs
19 July 2016|
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Response from Micha3l_K | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot in the back of the museum that is big enough to park your RV. Enjoy.
12 July 2016|
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Response from Eagle525 | Reviewed this property |
The one mistake we made was not allowing enough time to visit other attractions in Austin. Thus we will plan another stop on the next drive by to visit the following that interest us: Hormel Historic Home Hormel Nature... More