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The S.S. Meteor Maritime Museum is located in Superior on Barkers Island in Wisconsin’s Douglas County. The museum is inside of the 1896 “whaleback” designed freighter ship, S. S. Meteor. It is the last ship remaining in existence of the whaleback freighter that was designed by Captain Alexander McDougall. It was finally land berthed in 1972 where it rests today. The ship is an impressive 380 feet (120m) long and 26 feet (7.9m) deep. Visitors are able to tour the ship and see exhibits featuring Great Lakes shipwrecks and ship building. A discounted museum pass is available which gets you in here and at the nearby Fairlawn Mansion. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1896. Barkers Island can be reached by road on Marina Drive.

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