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Built in 1871 The Hormel Historic Home strives to preserve the Home and History of the George A. and Lillian Hormel Family. Today, it serves as a house museum and Peace Garden along with a 250 seat Carriage Hall Event Center. Our house museum is...more
My nephews wedding was at the event center attached to the Hormel House so we were able to tour the home since they used the house to get ready for the wedding. What a beautifully restored and cared for historic house. The house is set...More
The Hormel Historic Home is 4 blocks away from the SPAM museum so my brother and I decided to walk over and see it. Certainly not as fancy nor as large as many historic homes, but well preserved. It's a self-guided tour, using a pamphlet...More
Only a few blocks from the SPAM museum you can see the home of the Hormel's. Worth while stop to see the craftsmanship of time gone by. The house show how they lived not as high on the hog (pun) as some lived in east.
We had just been to the Spam museum (blocks away) and learned of the Spam creator - George Hormel - and his family living in this home. The staff there are friendly, helpful and were able to answer all questions I had about the home....More
Yup. Nowadays it's how fast they can slap together a house. In those days it's was all about craftsmanship. That's the first thing that struck me upon entering the historic home in Austin, MN.
The museum is free, donations accepted. It's not far from the...More
We went on this tour because it was really close to the Spam Museum and we thought it was a waste to drive all the way there spending only at the museum.
The overall tour was interesting. It was very stress free and the staff...More