MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A popular Minnesota tourism attraction is moving, but not very far.
Hormel Foods announced this week that it’s building a new Spam Museum in downtown Austin, Minn.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
The current building is on the company’s nearby corporate headquarters, less than a mile away from the new site.READ MORE: Ask Minneapolis Mayoral Candidates Your Burning Question
City leaders hope the move brings museum visitors into town to spend more money at local businesses.MORE NEWS: Mohamed Noor Sentenced To 57 Months For Manslaughter In Justine Ruszczyk Damond’s Shooting Death
Construction on the new Spam Museum could start later this year. It could welcome its first guests by spring of 2016.