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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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Spamming good laugh

The spam song video alone is enough entertainment for weeks... Brightened up our long drive day... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Fun Stop

This was half way point between WI and Sioux Falls. It is self-guided your. It is a very well kept... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jody H
Kiel, Wisconsin
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (101 reviews)
“spam museum” (143 reviews)
“free samples” (20 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 yesterday

The spam song video alone is enough entertainment for weeks... Brightened up our long drive day immensely!

Thank sophia_etc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was half way point between WI and Sioux Falls. It is self-guided your. It is a very well kept museum. I never knew Spam had so many flavors and was an international brand. We didn't have kids along but if we did they would...More

Thank Jody H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tasty little museum with flavors of SPAM I've never heard of such as Spam Teriyaki, Spam Jalapeño, Spam Garlic, Spam Ticino and Spam with Chorizo. I also liked the various souvenirs using the Spam logo and the cute Halloween costume so you can become a...More

Thank Kendy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really great museum, so fun and so interesting. We had a great tour guide. Would recommend this for all ages.

Thank jeanscheller
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Spam Museum has moved to Downtown Austin from in front of the Hormel Meats HQ. All the fun of the Museum is still is still there with all the staff remaining enthusiastic about Spam. The original Monty Python dinette set from the "Spam skit"...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spam . . . The way pork is suppose to be eaten. When I found out that where we were staying (Austin, MN) that Spam was made there, a visit to the museam was immediately mandatory. There was so much to learn especially the manufacturing...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just about what you expect from a museum about a canned meat product. The staff was very friendly, the exhibits were actually informative, and you can't beat the price -- free! When in Austin, MN, headquarters of Hormel, the SPAM Museum cannot be...More

1  Thank Katherine Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

At this museum you will learn about the history of SPAM. Great if you like SPAM. No entry fee and parking is also free. And the have the cleanest restrooms I have ever seen. There are staff that will answer any of your questions. There...More

Thank retiredorange
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the story of SPAM very interesting. Very entertaining. Anyone who comes through Austin should not miss this.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fun and novel place! Even if you are not a huge fan of this tasty treat, it really is a neat and novel place to visit! And of course a stop in the gift shop is essential- everything SPAM! Not too far off...More

Thank Julie S
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3 April 2017|
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Response from Frumpydog | Reviewed this property |
it is all on 1 level, no stairs
18 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