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Vulcan Park and Museum

1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
+1 205-933-1409
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Vulcan Park and Museum in Birmingham
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The largest cast-iron statue in the world was created for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.
  • Excellent48%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Just the history alone is worth the visit. The Museum has a tremendous layout and worth the time. The view from Vulcan is best in later evening hours but even in the day time it is spectacular. I highly recommend to anyone whom is new...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Make sure to go to the top of the tower to enjoy the view overlooking Birmingham. You can take the elevator or climb the approximately 150-200 stairs to the top. A word of warning though. The floor on the deck on top the tower is...More

1  Thank Offthecouch65
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I would suggest going in the autumn to get a great view of the entire city and also get a great view of the autumn colors. Take your time to go into the museum and learn some of the history of Birmingham.

Thank Charlie J
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Although you can't really see the statue when you're in the park, there are spectacular views of Birmingham from the hilltop and from the top of the statue. We also really enjoyed the museum talking of the history of Birmingham, centered on the growth of...More

Thank UNC_Indy
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to check out this park and museum on a whim. I found it to be impressive and informative. You get a great view of the city - disclaimer though: when you get up to the statue, the walkway around the base of the...More

1  Thank Anastasia R
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Perfect little stop to walk around the park, visit the statue and perfect view of the city. Great for walking the dogs or a little outdoor time with the kids. Very peaceful

Thank 757SMP72
Reviewed 23 December 2016

A nice visit on a warm winter afternoon. $6 pays for unlimited elevator rides for the day and a visit to the surprisingly professional museum.

Thank hray123
Reviewed 23 December 2016

There is no place better to be in Birmingham at sunset than at the Vulcan. In addition the great views, the Vulcan is a unique bit of Birmingham culture, so make sure to enjoy the trip!

Thank AlnAbroad
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We didn't pay to go into the museum, but you can see the Vulcan at night from around the city. It was interesting to see up close, as well.

Thank Sfgallagher
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

A nice stop over to get a bird eye view of Birmingham. The ground is nice. The museum is ok (probably takes no more than 15 minutes). The top of the Tower has a great view. The floor is made of grate that can see...More

Thank SWandJC
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tsciort904
8 October 2017|
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Response from Amber W | Reviewed this property |
No. Just a gift shop.
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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
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TravelingHeart6
30 January 2017|
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Response from Ann J | Reviewed this property |
Yes during the day
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