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Vulcan Park and Museum

1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
+1 205-933-1409
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The largest cast-iron statue in the world was created for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.
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1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
+1 205-933-1409

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place, lots of history and priced cheap. Great outing for the entire family , come on down and check it out.

Thank williambF9452UH
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love bringing out of town guests here to look down over the city. What a fantastic view! Don't bother with the museum or tickets to the top of Vulcan, though. If they were free or donation based I might recommend them, but not at...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day of touring Birmingham, we drove up to Vulcan Park and Museum to round out our visit to the city. This was a wonderful end to the day with great views out over the city and a very interesting museum highlighting Birmingham's steel...More

Thank Travelcrow
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the top of the mountain, at the top of the pediment,under the looming statue of Vulcan, for a birds eye view of the city of Birmingham, it is fun for children of all ages to experience the height of the statue and feel the...More

Thank ekrik
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vulcan Park is a great place to discover the history of Birmingham. The views from the base of the statue are great for photo. The walk way at the top is also pretty cool. Inside the welcome center you will find displays with many interesting...More

Thank BamaMark
Reviewed 1 week ago

red mountain is r e a l history. It is where the first successful efforts at black and white union were. Of course, eventually this unity was broken, but ask someone about Mine Mill. The official name was something like Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers....More

Thank peggy d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only does Vulcan Park and Museum offer great views of the city, it's museum outlines Birmingham, Alabama's industrial and sometimes contentious past. In addition to the statute , grounds and museum, there is an excellent gift shop (that can be accessed without buying a...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue is interesting but not great in my opinion. The mountain it is sitting on gives a great view of the. It is a up hill walk from the parking lot but not far and not real steep. No charge if you're in the...More

Thank SDeuker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew that Birmingham houses the world’s largest cast iron statue, of Vulcan, or that his inconvenient nudity has influenced where he is able to be displayed, or that Birmingham is a modern town with a past as a major steel producer during WW2? Always...More

Thank 285RichardH285
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The history lesson we seniors got was so we'll worth the visit to the top and the view of the entire city of Birmingham on such a beautifully clear and sunny day was awesome. The tour guides were so friendly and knowledgeable about everything.

Thank Dena P
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8 October 2017|
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Response from Amber W | Reviewed this property |
No. Just a gift shop.
Lucrisha M
9 May 2017|
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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
30 January 2017|
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Response from Lifetraveler1 | Reviewed this property |
it is safe at night too. many come to watch the sunset from the platform at the base of the Vulcan statue. there is a ticket agent who has a clear view of the parking lot as well as an attendant at the base of the elevator... More