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“largest four face clock in America”

Allen-Bradley Company Clock
Kenosha
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3 reviews
“largest four face clock in America”
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Love,it it's big. It reminds me I am near the Third Ward on the way to Milwaukee's great attractions.
Time, temperature!!!!!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“A Milwaukee Landmark”
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Queen of England sent them a letter when the plans for the clock were in motion asking that they don't use a chime with the clock. The Queen wanted to ensure they didn't lose their own status of having the largest chiming clock in the world.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Large Clock on Horizon”
Reviewed 4 January 2012

Nice big fully illuminated clock you can see from the highway. Not much more than that it had been the largest such clock in the world. Not any more.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Clock Tower”
Reviewed 12 June 2009

I've also been in the clock and the view is amazing! I've lived in the Walker's Point Area all of my life and I can see the clock from my bedroom window :) I've always wanted to see my house from the clock, and finally had a chance a couple of months ago. The other reviewer was correct in saying that there are no public tours :( However, the wasy I was able to go in the clock was because they had an annual spaghetti dinner and it was open to the public. It was a fundraiser for something. At the fundraiser you could also take a tour of the clock. They have binoculars on the ledges and u can see pretty far in every direction. The spaghetti dinner was between March and April. I found out about it in a local newspaper. I don't know if there are events listed on their website, but that's where I'd look in the future. Or you could always call and ask about upcoming events.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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74 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Nice ot look at, but not open to the public.”
Reviewed 7 June 2007

The allen-Bradley Clock Tower is huge and is the world's largest, non-tolling four-sided clock (Big Ben tolls, so they say). It dominates the near south side of Milwaukee and is used as a directions marker by nearly everyone ("2 blocks east of the Allen-Bradley Clock Tower").

I've been up in the clock and it is cool. You can actually walk behind the faces. Above the clock faces is a row of windows--I've been up there, too. The view is spectacular.

Unfortunately, there are no public tours of the Allen-Bradley Clock Tower. You have to be an employee of Allen-Bradley (now part of Rockwell Automation) or be invited.

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