Hormel Foods Reveals SPAMtastic Reopening of World-Famous SPAM Museum
Museum’s SPAMbassadors begin live virtual tours for groups from Hawaii to the United Kingdom
Hormel Foods Corporation, a international top quality food business, and its SPAM brand, among the most beloved customer brand names in the world, today revealed the resuming of its unique SPAM Museum in Austin, Minn.
In addition to hosting in-person visits, the acclaimed museum is using live virtual trips for those who choose to visit virtually. Each year, the museum brings in fans from worldwide from as far away as Australia, the United Kingdom, the Philippines and Hawaii. The museum is among the most gone to destinations in the state of Minnesota, and certainly is one of the most distinct on the planet.
In order to flatten the curve of cases dues to the pandemic, the state of Minnesota closed all museums to help stop the spread of the infection. Over that time, the SPAM Museum’s team of SPAMbassadors ™ stayed hectic, helping to provide more than 20,000 meals to senior citizens in the Austin community while the museum was closed.
“While being closed was the right thing to do to help curb the spread of C****9, we are so excited to open our actual doors and our virtual one and welcome guests back to our museum,” said Savile Lord, SPAM Museum and community relations manager at Hormel Foods. “For those visiting us in person, we have robust cleaning and sanitation protocols in place, as well as following social distancing guidelines provided by the Minnesota Department of Health, to provide the safest experience for our guests while giving them a SPAMtastic tour.”
As an ingenious way to assist everyone across the globe take in all the sights, sounds and displays at the SPAM Museum, the team has actually launched a live virtual tour alternative through Zoom.
“Instead of recording a virtual tour and having people play a video on their devices, we wanted to create a more personal experience and provide a customized tour for each group, like we would do if they were at the museum,” said Lord. “When guests sign up for a live virtual tour, one of our outstanding SPAMbassadors™ will lead them on a tour and interact with each person or group in real time, providing the memorable experience we are known for.”
The museum’s address and hours of operation can be found at https://www.spam.com/museum.