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Allen-Bradley Company Clock

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Address: 1201 S. 2nd St., Milwaukee, WI 53204-2496
Phone Number: 414 382 2000
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This clock is an established site on Milwaukee's south side. The view of the near south side wouldn't be the same without it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2016
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This clock is an established site on Milwaukee's south side. The view of the near south side wouldn't be the same without it.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

If you are one of the rare few who get a chance to visit the Clock Tower from the inside, grab the opportunity. The views are spectacular. There are rare public events that offer tours. Otherwise just look up from anywhere on the South Side of Milwaukee to appreciate what some locals refer to as the "Polish Moon". Many locals... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Allen Bradley did not always have the huge clocks. But when the clock tower was completed and dedicated in 1962 it was quite the spectacle. It still is and each clock face is some 40 feet across and almost twice the size of Big Ben. The tower is some 280 feet above street level. I remember driving in from Waukesha... More 

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Thank Jay N
Regensburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

The AB clock tower promises to have the largest 4-side clocks in the US. Yes, the clocks are huge. Nice view.

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Thank WolfJosef
wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

you need to see it in the evening when it really shines and is best with full moon in the background. a fixture in milwaukee for as long as i can remember....

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

see it .It is the LARGEST 4 sided LIGHTED clock IN THE WORLD. in the world. There are not alot of places you can go see something like this

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Thank Ron M
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Spouse works in this historic building, known locally at the Polish Moon. Now known as Rockwell. New employees are given a tour, interesting to know that the billionaire Bradleys, who founded the company as Allen Bradley, had an apartment in the tower. This is a local landmark, not sure if it's open for any public tours but it has dominated... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This is a reliable, comforting landmark for those of us who are from Milwaukee. It can be seen from many points, including downtown and parts of the east side.

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Longboat Key, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Hasn't been Allen Bradley in over a decade but the clock is still there, working perfectly and is visible for miles. Probably one of the last bastions of a bygone era.

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I grew up within a mile of this clock. It was the Allen Bradley Company back then - now it's Rockwell Automation -but we called it the "Polish Moon" (with all due respect to my heritage.) Some interesting facts - It was dedicated on October 31, 1962 and rises 280 feet from the street.. It requires 34.6 kilowatts of electricity... More 

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