Fairlawn Mansion Goes Dark for October Tours; Closes Seasonal Museums

SS Meteor and Police and Fire Museum to Close for Season on Sunday

SUPERIOR, Wis. – A couple tourist attractions are closing up for the season in Superior.

This coming weekend will be the last chance to tour the SS Meteor and Firehouse Museum before they close for the winter.

The museums will close their doors following tours on Sunday, October 8.

In turn, tours at Fairlawn Mansion are ramping up for the season.

Superstition Tours will be given on Friday, October 13.

Fairlawn Mansion will be darkened and lit with flashlights while tour guides talk about the superstitious life of the Victorians.

Those tours start at 7:30 p.m.

Flashlight Tours are back and will be given on Sunday, October 29 and Monday, October 30 with tours starting at 7:30 p.m.

For more information on these tours, head to superiorpublicmuseums.org, or call 715-394-5712.

There will also be a couple other tours as Fairlawn partners with the UW-Superior Center for Continuing Education.

They will be on Friday, October 27 and Saturday October 28 from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Fairlawn Superstition Flashlight Tour will begin with a cheese and cracker reception with an invitation to guests to bring their own beverage.

Glassware, ice and corkscrews will be provided.

Paranormal investigator Scott Kenner will set the tone for the evening, presenting his audio recordings collected in the mansion during a recent visit.

He will also share findings of paranormal activity from the SS Meteor and the Old Firehouse/Police Museum.

Following Kenner’s presentation, the evening will conclude with a flashlight tour of Fairlawn Mansion, which will include areas of the home off-limits on regular tours.


Tickets must be purchased for those tours at https://www.uwsuper.edu/cee/news/fairlawn-superstition-flashlight-tour_event2316378.

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