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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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Who knew there was so much information about SPAM.......

We were amazed at all the interactive and fun facts the museum has about SPAM. We had just come... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tiggerbear51
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Carmichael, California
Interesting

The museum was actually impressive. Very well put together and interactive. Had fun for free and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jake1155
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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” (87 reviews)
“spam museum” (127 reviews)
“free samples” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1101 N Main St, Austin, MN 55912-3360
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+1 800-588-7726
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were amazed at all the interactive and fun facts the museum has about SPAM. We had just come from Hawaii which has grocery stores with SPAM aisles and restaurants with SPAM on the menu so this was perfect. The moment we walked in we...More

Thank tiggerbear51
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum was actually impressive. Very well put together and interactive. Had fun for free and the gift shop was funny.

Thank Jake1155
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very fun way to spend some time in Austin. The museum has everything about the history of Spam and is great fun.

Thank kenbrad
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there for about 45 minutes and that was adequate. Great history of SPAM and how it is made. Also, the gift shop is great!

Thank EagleTravel29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my wife, daughter and grandkids (6, 5 & 4). The kids had a great time...although they didn't care for Spam. The adults enjoyed the "Spamples" of the various flavors of Spam. If you have ever eaten Spam and have an opportunity to...More

Thank Sean K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The SPAM Museum is an excellent free museum that highlights the history of SPAM its importance in helping supply sliders with food in numerous wars as well as its world wide appeal along with other products in the Hormel food family..The gift shop features over...More

Thank tmyankee15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled into this while looking for a place to eat, and to get off the highway for a little while.

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good history of a local company that has lasted over time. Self guided tour with a gift shop at the end.

Thank kellylisa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Newer museum done right by Hormel. We were staying in Rochester and couldn't resist checking out this place. More than enough exhibits, covering everything from Mr. Hormel's humble beginnings with only a handful of employees through its early times to WW2 and beyond. There is...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Spam Museum is an interesting place to stop and see how it first originated. This is a place for the entire family to visit.

Thank rkubesh
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DARRELL H
Do you have elevators for older people?
4 April 2017|
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Response from Frumpydog | Reviewed this property |
it is all on 1 level, no stairs
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happy2go80
Is there RV parking?
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.
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TikiVegas
What else is there to do in that area? Other attractions?
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
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