Watery wilderness and paddlers' paradise, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is best known for its long-distance water trails, though there is also a selection of land routes on hand for aspiring hikers.
The Hormel Institute, University of MN, was established in 1942 by Jay C. Hormel(of Hormel Foods Corp.) in a philanthropic gesture to help the health of the world through medical research. Today The Hormel Institute is a world leader in cancer prevention research through study of food agents & cell functions. Through its' collaborations with Mayo Clinic and IBM, The Hormel Institute is poised for great achievements in biochemistry/research technology. Call 507-437-4563 to arrange for a guided tour of this secured facility, only through the Austin CVB.
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Other Date Information Additional Date Information: The Hormel Institute is available for tours ONLY through pre-arrangement with the Austin CVB. Contact the ACVB at 1-800-444-5713 or 507-437-4563. Attraction Attributes Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more
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