We’re adding more SC Johnson tours more frequently to help you fit us into your schedule. We’re also giving you a chance to see the many attractions at Fortaleza hall on your own…for as long as you want. New for 2015 is an exhibit of Frank Lloyd Wright’s rare Wasmuth Portfolio in The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright as well as the opening of the newly refurbished 1940’s office of H.F. Johnson Jr.
Here's a look at what happens when you visit SC Johnson. Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about the tours.
THE LANDMARKS TOUR (Administration Building & Research Tower)
Weekdays (Wednesday through Friday): up to 1 hour, 15 minutes
Weekends: up to 1 hour, 30 minutes
The Landmarks Tour is perfect for those who want a close, in-depth look at SC Johnson’s inspired architecture. The tour features the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Administration Building and Research Tower as well as the newly refurbished 1940’s office of SC Johnson’s third generation leader H.F. Johnson Jr. (available on weekends only). Click here to learn more.
SEE FORTALEZA HALL
For the first time, all tour guests will be allowed to browse the many attractions at Fortaleza hall at their leisure. That means you can see The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright, Legacy Gallery, the Timeline Tunnel and The Lily Pad gift shop for as long as you want. If you’re scheduled for a tour, arrive early or stay a little longer after your tour. Just want to pick up a gift at The Lily Pad? You can now do that without going on a tour. Click here to learn more.
In May 2015, a new exhibit in The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright will showcase Wright’s world-renowned Wasmuth Portfolio featuring nearly 50 framed lithographs and treasures of his most famous work. Hailed by contemporary architectural scholars as one of the most important publications of the early modern architecture movement, visitors will have the unprecedented opportunity to see the incredibly rare Wasmuth Portfolio up close. Click here to learn more.
WINGSPREAD TOUR (at The Johnson Foundation, 33 E. Four Mile Rd., Racine)
Up to 1 hour
Now you can enhance your Frank Lloyd Wright experience in Racine by making a reservation to visit Wingspread, the home Frank Lloyd Wright designed for SC Johnson’s third-generation leader, H.F. Johnson Jr., and his family. Encompassing 14,000 square feet, Wingspread is the last and largest of Wright’s Prairie-style houses.
The free Wingspread tour highlights remarkable features such as the home’s disappearing dining table, its teepee-inspired clerestory ceiling in the great room, and the cantilevered “Romeo and Juliet” balcony bedroom.
Wingspread is located about five miles north of SC Johnson’s campus in Racine. Click here to learn more. Wingspread photo: Mark Hertzberg for SC Johnson.