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“One of the most interesting tours”

SC Johnson Headquarters
Ranked #1 of 31 things to do in Racine
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Owner description: Whether you’re a Frank Lloyd Wright fan, a unique aircraft enthusiast or simply love our household products, you’re always welcome to visit SC Johnson.We welcome visitors and offer free public tours that provide different views of the company's inspired architecture, including: •The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Administration Building •The award-winning Foster + Partners-designed Fortaleza Hall •The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright •Film showings of the Academy Award-winning documentary To Be Alive! and the acclaimed Carnauba: A Son’s Memoir at The Golden Rondelle Theater. All tours also include a visit to The Lily Pad, our gift shop.
Reviewed December 9, 2012

Went with a friend who was into FL Wright's architecture, got the 2 hour tour. Not only were the two FL Wright buildings remarkable, but the Johnson family story was very interesting. Extremely worthwhile. Need advance reservations.

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Reviewed November 6, 2012

Take the 3.5 hour tour and be treated to 2 wonderful films that celebrate life and surprisingly do not promote Johnson products. These are not the boring corporate films you might expect. The films are followed by an excellent tour that focuses on the Frank Lloyd Wright's wonderful architecture and a beautiful pavilion built just a few years ago.

Thank Lawyermom4
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Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

Break down of tours- 1 hour legacy tour goes through a hall full of products as you learn about frank Lloyd wright, but you don't go into the bundling frank Lloyd wright designed.

2 hour landmark tour goes into the frank Lloyd wright building, into Fortaleza building (legacy tour). The tour I recommend and took.

3.5 hour tour is the 2 hour tour, plus two movies about the Johnson's expedition to S. America for Carnuaba wax.

It's all free, plan in advance though. My tour was packed and they seem like popular tours. i was told a minth in Advance, but i booked through the phone 2 weeks. Tours are Friday an Saturday, but sounds like in the winter they are just Fridays.

The Frank Lloyd Wright designed SC Johnson building is quite a sight. Stuck in the 1930's, it has the same essence you might expect in that time period. Unfortunately, you can't photograph in it, and they spend the least amount of time on this building. It is gorgeous though and everything is very well thought out. Come with questions if you really want to know a lot, the tour guides have the knowledge but I feel the keep it shorter on purpose.

Fortaleza hall is really cool too, but It focuses on the Johnson's expedition the S. America a little too much ( you will see what I mean). Seeing the product line was cool and their museum on frank Lloyd wright is cool too ( what they claim as free time) but I would have rather saw the first building longer.

If you like Frank Lloyd Wright, try checking out wingspread, one thing I would have liked to do while there.

Thank Jayhawkoholic
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

There's nothing like seeing this place "live". It looks fabulous in the books & even better in person. And don't forget to see the 3-legged chair (replaced by matching chairs with 4 legs due to stability - shocking, right?? ha!)

Thank AustinTikiGirl
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

Wow we we're impressed, especially with Sam's plane in the atrium. Air quality was fresh and everything was so bright and clean.

Thank Lori078
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