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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222-1236
+1 205-324-1911
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Historic iron manufacturing facility
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  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222-1236
+1 205-324-1911

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolute amazing to learn about Birmingham’s history and foundation. The furnaces have been restored to some extent. Walking around learning about the history and wondering how something so complex was built in that time is amazing. Free range to walk around on your own at...More

Thank Robyn T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I️ loved our visit...the video to provide background and then the self guided tour giving you the freedom to explore on your own...it was amazing! Loved it!!

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Was a little nervous about going as I do not like to be terrified, yet opted for tickets that allowed touching & potential kidnapping. The atmosphere at the furnace was as advertised - eerie. The passages were narrow & dark. As the group followed the...More

Thank Patti H
Reviewed 24 October 2017

There is no charge to see what is here and the furnaces are interesting. There is a VERY small museum with it and a little gift shop. They sell trinkets made by artists that work at the furnaces. We visited in Oct and much of...More

Thank SDeuker
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife is a huge Ghost Adventure groupie. So, as we drove east on vacation I took an detour to get her a tour of the location. She enjoyed the tour and taking photos. No ghosts but it was a thrill for her to go...More

Thank David Swearengi... S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

At first I wasn't sure about this but boy I'm glad I went. What a preserved gem when it comes to our countries history and the iron making industry. It's a huge place. I was amazed it's free. They have a nice self guided tour...More

1  Thank Jojoaz83
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is the location of an old pig iron factory and it is wonderful to experience the history that it envelops. Very thankful that the city did not tear down this landmark and we were able to visit. Another bonus, it is free! If you...More

2  Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I visited the Sloss Furnace last Saturday. We had an excellent tour guide. He was enthusiastic about the site and shared lots of interesting knowledge. We are from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is unfortunate that Pittsburgh didn't preserve one of their furnaces....More

Thank Jmorrow588
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My wife and a couple of friends were visiting from out-of-town, had some time to kill before flying back home, and decided to tour the Sloss Blast Furnaces Historical Site in Kelly Ingram Park. Its a self-guided walking tour, with signage of the different machines...More

1  Thank KenN281
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a great place to visit to learn about the history of Birmingham's iron and steel industry. It's a one-of-a-kind experience. Be sure to go to the visitor center after your tour.

Thank Joe A
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Tara F
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
Free and fantastic
5 August 2016|
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Response from MagicLadyMA | Reviewed this property |
I have only been there during the day when there was plenty going on. I could see it being a great place for feeling spooky at night.
7 February 2015|
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