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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

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Historic iron manufacturing facility
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20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222-1236
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Sloss Furnaces is an interesting bit of Birmingham history. The self-guided tour can be a bit hard to follow but the facility itself has a lot of character. Sloss is a free attraction (unless you would like to make a donation) and if you have...More

Thank GeorgeFeeny
Reviewed 14 January 2018

My husband worked in a steel mill while he was in college so although this dated back much earlier, he was fascinated to see how this compared. He probably would give it 5 stars but I am giving it 4. It is all outside, so...More

Thank Myra77
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Sloss furnaces is a self guided tour and is truly amazing to see the size of this facility that produced pig iron for 90 years here is south it is now on the historic register as landmark. No cost for this tour.

Thank JULIANP710
Reviewed 24 December 2017

It was interesting to see these massive structures and read about the historic significance - great for photos, too

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 19 December 2017

As I said to my brother when I was here "I don't believe in ghosts but this place feels haunted". It's amazing how much of it you're able to explore solo. The gift shop gives a map for the self guided tour and a lot...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 14 December 2017 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 19 November 2017 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

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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

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Rebekka T
20 July 2018|
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Response from Brian O |
It IS pet friendly - says the self-guided tour map I got 8/2018. There are ‘pet waste systems’ and pet bowls at the drink stations! Pets must be leashed please and not allowed inside the visitor center.
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NewName123
27 January 2018|
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Response from DiabloDesigns v | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the weather, if it is dry you'll enjoy more of the colors imo, the movie in the visitor centre is nice, we took a couple a hours, becoause we like to take the time to take pictures
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Tara F
23 October 2017|
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Free and fantastic
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