1154 Prairie Dr.
Racine, WI 53406
Phone: (262) 886-6055
Fax: (262) 886-6117
Arts & Museums
This very open museum hosts shows of emerging artists as well as those with national reputations. The museum hosts juried competitions as well as invitational thematic exhibitions.
This is the starting point for the 35 minute tour of the SC Johnson Wax headquarters.
A fine art museum housing a variety of galleries focusing on crafts.
The accredited Civil War Museum opened in 2008 on a scenic lakefront campus in Kenosha. The 57,000 square foot facility covers American Civil War history. The Museum offers the enthusiast a chance to learn about the contributions of the Upper Middle West - Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, and Michigan - to the Civil War. Already acclaimed for their 15,000 square feet permanent exhibit gallery, "The Fiery Trail," which tells the stories of those whose lives were changed by the Civil War and how those people shaped the course of American history. This gallery showcases significant Civil War artifacts important to the regional and national Civil War story using life-scale, interactive exhibits, and audio and video technology. The Museum includes a veterans memorial gallery, resource center, archives and gift shop.
Natural history and decorative fine arts museum with permanent and changing exhibits and special family fun programs.
The accredited Dinosaur Discovery Museum opened in August, 2006, in a renovated 1908 Beaux Arts historic landmark in the heart of beautiful Downtown Kenosha. See the largest collection of meat-eating theropods anywhere. See life-scale replicas of Tyrannosaurus rex, Ceratosaurus, Gallimimus and much more. The Carthage Institute of Paleontology is a collaborative partner in the Museum and operate the on-site paleontology lab. Be sure to stop in the gift shop for a dino-souvenir and other great finds.
Local history of the Kenosha area, housing, exhibits, artifacts, documents and other items that preserve the history and culture of pioneer heritage in the area.
Historic French Tudor mansion that features the work of noteworthy local and regional artists.
Like the Milwaukee airport, the Mitchell Gallery of Flight is named after General William "Billy" Mitchell, a great military leader and the "Father of the Air Force." The museum features items significant to US aviation history and specifically that of Wisconsin. There is also a section devoted to Billy Mitchell, and on display are many items from airships and air crafts. This museum is free to the public and is definitely worth a visit, certainly for those flying in and out of MKE.
The interesting and educational Wehr Nature Center was designed to foster environmental awareness.
The Power House is an interactive energy museum with over 60 hands-on exhibits.
The Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum houses a collection of tops and yo-yos. The museum also undertakes spy hunts and makes live presentations to crowds. All the tours and programs conducted at the museum involves active participation from the visitors and winners are rewarded with prizes. They also house a gift shop inside the museum. Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum is a very interesting place to visit, especially with kids.