SS Meteor Museum

Tour the S.S. Meteor Maritime Museum from pilot house to cargo holds. Built in 1896 and launched from Superior, the S S Meteor is the last remaining whaleback freighter now permanently berthed on Barkers Island. The Museum also features exhibits on Twin Ports shipbuilding history and Great Lakes shipwrecks.

Hours of Operation

Open mid-May to Labor Day Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm. *Last tour departs at 4pm. Day after Labor Day to mid-October Thurs, Fri and Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm. *Last tour departs at 4pm. Closed mid-October through mid-May


US Hwys 2 and 53 and Marina Drive.

Runs Memorial Day through Labor Day

  • Yes


  • On Water

History/Heritage Type

  • Early Industry
  • Wisconsin History
  • Transportation Heritage