We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Vulcan Park and Museum

1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
+1 205-933-1409
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Vulcan

Great place to visit, once, 1.5-2 hours is enough time to go through the museum and take elevator... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
tommyrebel
,
Marco Island, Florida
via mobile
Great view of Birmingham

$4 a person and you can stay as long as you want. Great way to see Birmingham. You can buy a ticket... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
zigglovers
,
Pensacola, Florida
via mobile
Read all 978 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The largest cast-iron statue in the world was created for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
LOCATION
1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
CONTACT
Website
+1 205-933-1409
Write a Review
Reviews (978)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 953 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit, once, 1.5-2 hours is enough time to go through the museum and take elevator to the top of the statue. Great views over the city of Birmingham.

Thank tommyrebel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

$4 a person and you can stay as long as you want. Great way to see Birmingham. You can buy a ticket and see it in the daytime and return for free to see it at night. Great place to take pictures.

Thank zigglovers
Reviewed 6 days ago

Vulcan park is a great place to take family and friends who come to vidit. It displays the entire city of Birmingham and it is a nice place to walk around. I wish they had a restaurant there to sit and enjoy the view.

Thank Janice Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you ever want to see Birmingham skyline from end to end, this is the place. On a beautiful sunny day, you can see just how huge and beautiful our city is. Go at night, you will see a clear view of the lights, the...More

Thank Snow W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definitely a stop that everyone who sees Vulcan standing above Birmingham, should make! I've visited Vulcan many times over the last 50 years. There is a great view of the city and it's always good to learn a little about the city of...More

Thank Billy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had tried a couple of times many years ago to go up to the Vulcan. There was construction going on and I couldn't. There is still construction going on in the park but the improvements for the Vulcan are complete. The view was great....More

Thank Muddflap52
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved learning about Vulcans past and my family really enjoyed going to the top and watching the setting sun. Very pretty spot for photos

Thank 341sean
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived too late in the day for the museum that is here. But the desk clerk at our hotel said "That's OK... it's better at night!" So we visited at dusk and she was right! We watched the sun set over the horizon from...More

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit Birmingham often as I have friends that live nearby and before I left back home to Florida I wanted to visit the statue to see what's it like up there. The view of the city and the surrounding area which is blanketed by...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked up to view Vulcan the Iron Man and the overlook of Birmingham. We opted not to go up on the deck, but enjoyed the few minutes we were there. There are tables near the observation area to rest, have some coffee, or bring...More

Thank Meliska
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Chez FON FON
383 reviews
.99 km away
Dreamland Bar-b-que
572 reviews
.72 km away
Surin West
314 reviews
.98 km away
Original Pancake House
202 reviews
.98 km away
Nearby Attractions
Breakout Games - Birmingham
880 reviews
1.24 km away
Red Hills Brewing Company
9 reviews
1.38 km away
Alabama Goods
7 reviews
1.53 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lucrisha M
9 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from DrMarc9491 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lucrisha, you would have an enjoyable time at this location. There are picnic benches in the area. The View would be worth while also. Don't forget to bring your camera and you can also go up inside the tower for an... More
1
Vote
TravelingHeart6
30 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from ArtTeacher7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we had no problems.
0
Votes
Maxine D
18 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from 2013teach23 | Reviewed this property |
The paths in this park are very steep and not too long. You,d be better off riding somewhere else. There were several cars in the parking lot with bike racks attached. The bikes were in the racks, none were in use,
1
Vote