IMPORTANT: Always call the business before going to take the factory tour. We try and keep our data s up-to-date as possible but you should always check first.
1937 SPAM Boulevard,
Austin, MN 55912
Latitude: 43.6666296 Longitude: -92.9746367
This tour is free
This is a visitor center only, no actual factory tour.
The new 16,500 square-foot SPAM Museum opened in September 2001. Museum visitors are welcomed to the world of the SPAM Family of Products with a variety of interactive and educational games, fun exhibits and remarkable video presentations.
Originally called HORMEL Spiced Ham, Hormel Foods held a contest to create a new name for the product in 1936. Discover who won the contest and the story behind the creation of SPAM luncheon meat.
In South Korea, SPAM is considered a gourmet treat. Find out why and investigate a world map showcasing the countries where SPAM is sold and eaten. The Global SPAM exhibit is your passport to everything SPAM!
Meet host Al Franken, former Saturday Night Live cast member, and test your SPAM knowledge during this interactive quiz show.
Put on hard hats, rubber gloves, hairnets and earplugs - everything you'll need to participate in the simulated SPAM production line. While you're at it, catch a glimpse of the SPAM Ballet. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity.
Just as every Elvis fan longs to visit Graceland, SPAM fans worldwide now have their own pilgrimage to make. Museum visitors will be welcomed to the world of SPAM Family of Products with a variety of interactive and educational games, fun exhibits and remarkable video presentations.
This museum is currently closed to the public. It is moving to a new location in downtown Austin and scheduled to reopen in the spring of 2016.