Austin, Minnesota: SPAM Museum Team Field Report

101 3rd Ave. NE, Austin, MN
Downtown, at the corner of Main St. N. and 3rd Ave. NE.
Summer M-Sa 10-6, Su 11-5; off-season M-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify)
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SPAM Museum
New museum opened in April 2016, the world's most comprehensive collection of spiced pork artifacts. See a 12-foot-tall rocket made of SPAM cans, buy a SPAM air freshener for your car in the gift shop. Report...
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Japan display.

SPAM Museum

Eaten all over the world. We had a Big Breakfast platter in McDonald's with pineapple and Spam. "Sushi" in Japan (according to the museum display).

[Russ & Annette, 09/09/2017]

Spam Museum.

Spam Museum

The Spam Museum has moved downtown to the corner of 3rd Ave. and Main St. in Austin. Fun, interactive displays, and the guides are super friendly and have tons of info. No spam samples. There's an indoor play space for kids.

[MNR, 07/04/2016]

A selection of Hormel products.

SPAM Museum

After meaning to stop the last five times we visited family in the Minneapolis area, we finally made it to the Spam Museum, with just 45 minutes to spare before it closed. It was quite interesting! Kids would enjoy it, too. Be sure to pick up one of the many varieties of Spam on your way out.

[Linda Johnson, 08/19/2014]

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