Other points of interest. Listed below are a few places you can visit within walking distance of the museum.
Downtown Attractions Restaurants & Lounges
Distance from SPAM® Museum Distance from SPAM® Museum
ArtWorks Center 0.1 mi B & J Bar and Grill 0.1 mi.
300 N. Main Street | 507-434-0934 114 4th Ave NE | 507-433-9830
This was the original site of the First National bank Munchies, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wraps
from 1869 to 1931. It has been remodeled several dessert, cocktails, beer and wine.
times, most recently as a Center for the Arts. The
downtown building is used to host exhibits and events. The Coffee House on Main 0.1 mi
329 N. Main Street | 507-433-1200
Chamber of Commerce 0.1 mi Soup, sandwiches, salads, baked goods, chips,
329 N. Main Street | 507-437-4561 pop, and specialty coffees.
Housed in what is now the Town Center, was
home to Austin’s Woolworth’s store, which opened in 1919. Piggy Blues Bar-B-Que, Inc. 0.1 mi
323 N. Main Street | 507-434-8485
Discover Austin, MN 0.1 mi Austin's #1 BBQ stop, featuring smoked beef, pork
301 N. Main Street | 507-437-4563 chicken and turkey and award-winning sauce. Also
Housed in the US Bank building, built in 1975, serving ribs,shrimp, burgers, sandwiches, garden fresh
provides information for all Austin area attractions. salads, pit potatoes, onion rings, baked beans, coleslaw,
We offer the following FREE Services: beer, wine coolers, and so much more.
Assistance with Meeting and Convention Bids Steve's Pizza 0.1 mi
Promote events in our newsletter and other media outlets 421 N. Main Street | 507-437-3249
A Friendly AUSTIN welcome to your group Located in the center of Historic Austin, MN, Steve's
Create a custom itinerary for your travelers Pizza serves up Austin's best pizza pies. Select from
pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, chicken, seafood, Italian
Historic Paramount Theatre 0.1 mi food, and beverages.
125 4th Ave NE | 507-434-0934
Built in 1929, this is just one of the four Tienda y Taqueria Guerrero 0.1 mi
atmospheric theatres left in MN. Its colorful, highly 301 4th Ave NE | 507-437-4106
detailed Spanish motif, starlit ceiling, and marquee Serving authentic Mexican food. Try a burrito, taco,
are distinctive characteristics. It has been carefully pollo asada, camorones ala diablo, or a fajita. Dessert
restored to its original grandeur and is used primarily and beverages also available.
for live performances, tours and special events.
White's Tendermaid, Inc. 0.1 mi
Hormel Historic Home 0.2 mi 217 4th Ave NE | 507-437-7907
208 4th Ave NW | 507-433-4243 For nearly 80 years, this Austin staple has served up
Built in 1871 in the Italianate style by John Cook, tasty desserts for its patrons. Steam-cooked burgers,
an Austin businessman and politician. George topped with your choice of cheese, chili, bacon, onions,
and Lillian Hormel purchased the home in 1901 or jalapenos. The malts are always thick with flavor;
and remodeled it in the stately Classic Revival choose from ten different flavors. Also serving soup, chips
style. They presented it to the YWCA in 1927. and pop.
The interior was restored to its early 1900's
elegance in early 1990's. The HHH is open for El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant 0.2 mi
tours, special events, and rentals. 227 N. Main Street | 507-434-5975
Featuring great Mexican cuisine.
Rydjor Bike Shop 0.2 mi
219 N. Main Street | 507-433-7571 George's Pizza 0.2 mi
The back of the building features a mural recreated 209 N. Main Street | 507-437-6677
from an oil painting by the late owner, Dan Pizza Place. Greek Restaurant. Sandwich Shop.
Ulwelling. Take a stroll through the building to see George's Pizza has been providing Austin with
the extensive collection of bikes, some over a "Pizza that is out of this World" since 1958.
hundred years old! This locally owned business
continues to serve local bike enthusiasts. V.F.W. Post 1216 0.2 mi
300 4th Ave NE | 507-433-6039
Bendixen Jewelry 0.1 mi
401 N. Main Street | 507-433-7080
Layaway. Repair. Engraving.
Everything Hobby 0.1 mi Places to Stay
107 4th Ave NE | 507-396-8698
We have been a hub of the Southeast Minnesota The Elam House 2.0 mi
hobby world for over a decade. We carry a large 309 21st St SW | 507-437-2845
inventory of radio-controlled vehicles, parts and supplies, Completed in 1951, the Elam House is one of 4 Wright
as well as specialty items to fit all your hobby needs. homes in southern Minnesota and only 13 in Minnesota.
We believe everyone should have a hobby, and we take Open All Year. House tour for rental guests 7-8 pm weekdays
pride in providing the best selection and service to help & 10-11 am weekends.
you along the way. At Everything Hobby, we’re always
expanding with new ideas and creating new opportunities Rodeway Inn & Suites 2.2 mi
for the surrounding community. 805 21st St NE | 507-433-9254
Located just off exit #180B. Forget about fancy. When al
Twice Is Nice Antiques & 0.1 mi you need is a solid deal on a simple stay, the Rodeway Inn Collectibles & Suites® hotel in Austin near the Hormel Foods International 417 N. Main Street | 507-433-5353 Corporate Headquarters is just what you're looking for.
Come see us for all your decorating needs.
AmericInn Lodge & Suites 2.4 mi
Willow Cove 0.1 mi 1700 8th St NW | 507-437-7337
309 N. Main Street | 507-440-0301 Newly refreshed, we've given your stay a makeover. Our
If you’re looking for home décor, gifts and other smoke-free hotel offers a variety of room types, including
accessories that are one of a kind, Willow Cove suites with whirlpools and fireplaces. Wake up each morning
has just what you’re looking for. From supporting to our free, hot, home-style breakfast. Kids Stay Free (12 and under)
hand crafted pottery by local artists to headbands,
bags and even hand made soap – each of our Days Inn 2.4 mi
retail items are unlike any other! 700 16th Ave NW | 507-433-8600
Decide on our comfortable accommodations at an
Flippin' Furniture 0.2 mi affordable price. Eat at our on-site Perkins restaurant
129 N. Main Street | 507-437-1243 or relax with a drink and dinner at Torge's Live. Handicapped-
Stop in and browse our large selection of accessible and non-smoking rooms available at our pet-friendly
Upcycled Furniture and Home Decor. hotel. Free Daybreak continental breakfast.
South Central Athlete 0.1 mi Holiday Inn & Austin Conference Center 2.4 mi
110 4th Ave NE | 507-433-6450 1701 4th St NW | 507-433-1000
Apparel and sporting goods. The Holiday Inn & Austin Conference Center hotel has all
the amenities and services youexpect at a price you can afford.
Guests can keep up with rigorous workout schedules in the
24-hour Fitness Center or melt away stress in the bubbling
whirlpool. Look forward to experiencing amazing service from
this hotel's helpful staff! Kids ages 19 and under stay for free
when sharing their parents’ room.*
First Thursday of every month: 10am-8pm
New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Address & Contact
101 3rd Avenue NE
Austin, MN 55912
Contact Us Today: 507-437-4561
Toll Free: 888-319-5655