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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 #27 of 90 attractions in Milwaukee
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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New York City, New York
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185 reviews 185 reviews
50 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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usa
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189 reviews 189 reviews
80 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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156 reviews 156 reviews
102 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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151 reviews 151 reviews
33 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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Greenfield, Wisconsin, United States
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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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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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11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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