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Spam Museum and Visitor Center

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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"Christmas In The City"

We were visiting our daughter & family for Thanksgiving. Austin is such A nice community. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Appleton, Wisconsin
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The new museum is definitely more hands on and interactive; however, we miss the theatre with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grand Marais, Minnesota
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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.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
101 3rd Ave NE, Austin, MN 55912-3442
+1 800-588-7726
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were visiting our daughter & family for Thanksgiving. Austin is such A nice community. We originally raised our young family in Albert Lea before moving to Appleton, WI. so we are familiar to the area. It is always fun to go back. We were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new museum is definitely more hands on and interactive; however, we miss the theatre with the trivia at the end of the tour. The staff was friendly and helpful. The gift shop is smaller but stills has the variety of spam we like and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rainbow-ettes
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Cool place, everything Spam. What a great stop on a road trip. There gift shop has everything you could ever think of Spam.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank enolaknight
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Were here just before Halloween. Met at the door by Elvis to greet all the visitors coming in. Sets the tone for something fun is going to happen. A wonderful guide Michelle connected with us soon after entering. Asked if we had ever been there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lucy S
Reviewed November 2, 2018

We had a list of must see places on our 5-week road trip and the SPAM museum made the cut. The greeter was very nice and explained what to see with some brochures. We enjoyed the exhibits. Samples of SPAM were just like I remembered...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LUCKYME72
Reviewed November 1, 2018

This place was amazing! It was fun to learn how it all got started. We were surprised to learn how many countries love SPAM! We were also surprised to see all the the flavors they have!!! Wow

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rtempus
Reviewed October 31, 2018

The Spam Museum was a very worthwhile stop on our trip from Glenwood, Minnesota to Illinois. My husband has always been a big fan of Spam. He thoroughly enjoyed seeing all the different types of Spam, and the samples. The history of the product and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank conniekraly
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Unfortunately for us the museum was no longer the four story event our friend raved about. That building burned down years ago and was replaced by a compact one story building. The exhibits cover the same material but are smalller. We were greeted and what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Everything Spam. Motorcycle that runs on bacon greese. Every kind if spam that you can think of in the gift shop along with anything else you can think of. Fun for all ages.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank marmil59
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We saw the sign on the highway and just had to stop ! Who could resist SPAM ? Free sample as soon as we walked through the door. Interesting info - we had to rush through it but not before we visited the gift shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debbie S
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September 12, 2018|
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June 17, 2018|
Response from Olds55 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any dogs in the museum nor did I see signs regarding dogs. You could call and ask though.
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June 16, 2018|
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Response from scottnrobyn | Reviewed this property |
agree with most of these others. to see and do everything, couple hours should be enough.