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Spam Museum

1101 N Main St, Austin, MN 55912

The museum features audios, videos and displays depicting the history of the Hormel Foods Corporation. A self guided tour takes the visitor through exhibits and eras in an interactive, educational and fun way of sharing their story. The gift shop houses more than 400 Spam and Hormel Foods logo items.

Arthur Winfield Wright House

300 4th Avenue NW, Austin, MN 55912

Constructed prior to 1874, this two story house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Mower County's earliest example of Italianate style.

Hormel Historic Home

208 4th Avenue NW, Austin, MN 55912

Tour the 1871 home of Hormel Foods founder George A. Hormel, now restored to turn of the century elegance. Conclude your visit with a stroll through the Peace Garden.

Austin Area Art Center

1301 18th Avenue NW, located in Oak Park Mall, Austin, MN 55912

The gallery features exhibits of artwork by local area artists including paintings, sculptures, cards, jewelry and fabrics. All items are for sale for all tastes.

Paramount Theatre

125 4th Avenue NE, Austin, MN 55912

Opened in September of 1929 this atmospheric theatre is one of four of its kind in Minnesota. In the late 1980s the theatre was completely restored to its original style, it is also on the National Register of Historic Places.

Niagra Cave

29842 County 30 PO Box 444, Harmony, MN 55939

One of the most fascinating and unique geological attraction in the United States. During a one hour guided tour visitors will witness a waterfall, nearly 60 feet of high stalactites both delicate and massive, calcite flowstone, fossils that have been dated to over 400 million years old and a wedding chapel in which over 400 weddings have performed. The cave is a constant 48 degrees year round, so a light jacket or sweatshirt is suggested. Walking shoes are also recommended.

Amish Tours of Harmony

Harmony, Minnesota and Fillmore County as a whole, is an area rich in history, culture and scenic beauty. A very significant part of our heritage is the Amish community established here. Through out the tour Amish farmers may be seen working in the fields with horses and horsedrawn equipment and their buggies may be seen through out the surrounding areas. You will see the Amish way of dress and a typical day. Contact Amish Tours to make reservations.

Mower County Historical Center

1303 6th Avenue SW, Austin, MN 55912

The history of Mower County and Austin is preserved in more than 20 individual facilities located in the Mower County Fairgrounds. Artifacts and other historical items are displayed in the Hormel Museum, an original building constructed in teh 1890s by George A. Hormel and Company.

Todd Park

11th Street and 21st Avenue NE, Austin, MN 55912

Todd park is home to sand volleyball courts, bike trails, disc golft and several gathering shelters.

Cinemagic 7 Theatres

1302 18th Avenue NW, Austin, MN 55912

Choose from 7 different movies

Mower County Fairgrounds

700 12th Street SW, Austin, MN 55912

Mower County free fair is held every year in August along with the National Barrow Show.

Wescott field Sports Complex

1300 W Oakland Avenue, Austin, MN 55912

Wescott Field Sports Complex has football and soccer fields, a track and tennis courts.

Riverland Community College/Theatre

1900 8th Avenue NE, Austin, MN 55912

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