We drove up, didn't spend a lot of time at the site, nor did we look at the museum, however the statue was awesome, and the views of Birmingham pretty darn cool!
About Vulcan Park and Museum
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Beautiful views from the grounds of the park. The elevator to the top of the tower was not working on the morning we were there, so we missed out on the best part of the experience. But we still enjoyed the museum from an educational...More
Excellent views of Birmingham and a good museum with a history of the city and the iron industry. The huge statue of Vulcan is also very unique. A nice park to visit if you are in the area.
It is well worth the drive up Red Mountain to see the 56 foot tall cast iron statue of the Roman god, Vulcan who stands atop an even taller pedestal. You can pay to go to the top of the pedestal by elevator/lift for a...More
The visit to Vulcan Park was quite enjoyable atop Red Mountain overlooking downtown Birmingham. The docents are knowledgeable and enthusiastic as they detail interesting facts about the sculpture and historical city facts. $6 fir the museum tour and elevator ride to the top of the...More
Admission to the museum and observation deck is totally worth it. You learn quite a bit about Birmingham's history with iron, as well as the civil rights struggles. Then, you can take in the view from the top of the pedestal (observation tower) of the...More
Only $6.50 for the museum and entrance to the obsevation area. Mesum is small but informative with a small gift shop. Free parking!
Probably the #1 attraction I would take visitors to our city! So unique, symbolizing Birmingham's tie to the steel industry responsible for our growth. Standing high above and seen from all areas, Vulcan has quite a history dating back to 1906! Learn all about this...More