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Allen-Bradley Company Clock

1201 S. 2nd St., Milwaukee, WI 53204-2496 (Walker's Point)
414 382 2000
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Ranked #31 of 96 Attractions in Milwaukee
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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New York City, New York
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462 reviews 462 reviews
160 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A great clock that overlooks the city. You cannot noticing this magnificent edifice. It is the prominet spot of a great milwaukee company.

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197 reviews 197 reviews
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

"Up to the highest hights, up to the atmosphere, oh let's go fly a kite." It would be a great place to do so. There are ladders involved but I usually see the clock tower from the highway. My husband currently works there. Please see old movies for $400, Alex.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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83 reviews 83 reviews
17 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is a must see landmark. If you are driving in from the south heading to Downtown Milwaukee as you approach National Ave , look to your right and you will see the biggest four sided clock in the world. Enjoy the view.

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Chicago, IL
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154 reviews 154 reviews
101 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I made a point to drive by the Allen-Bradley Company Clock last time I was in Milwaukee. Wish they had tours.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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67 reviews 67 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The Rockwell Automation (Formerly Allen-Bradley) is the largest four faced clock in the world (Yes it is larger than Big Ben in London). It can be see from the freeway and if you have 10 - 15 minutes to spare, just exit the freeway and do a quick side trip. It is an icon for Milwaukee. Unfortunately, no public tours.

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Cahokia, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Its not open for tours, so no reason to stop. Easily seen from freeway or coming from Comedysportz. Looked nice lighted up but it is still just a clock even if you understand its history

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Media, Pennsylvania
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45 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Best seen from the freeway at night, when it's lit. Would be interesting to tour (if tours are even available), but otherwise not worth exiting the freeway for.

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Greendale, Wisconsin, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

It is wonderful to a masterpiece of time being displayed. It shows what the imangination can accomplish to better serve the community of Milwaukee .

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7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

As a child, I prided myself on knowing that the original was "the largest 4 sided, lit-up clock in the world" and advising everyone in the car of that fact whenever we drove near! It is now the 2nd largest, but still very neat! After moving away years ago, seeing if brings back childhood memories :-}

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a drive-by. If you're on the highway driving toward downtown Milwaukee and you see a huge 4-sided clock, you'll probably say "Wow! Look at that!" Can't miss it. And now you'll know the name of it and why it's unique.

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