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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 18 December 2016 via mobile

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!

Thank Tom s
Reviewed 12 December 2016

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

Thank hjb20162016
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

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.

Thank bbrackin1
Reviewed 9 December 2016

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

1  Thank worldtravella
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

You will like what you see. Go at night time to see the whole Birmingham light up. Museum us great too

Thank subash k
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 7 December 2016

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

Thank ElDestripador
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Only $6.50 for the museum and entrance to the obsevation area. Mesum is small but informative with a small gift shop. Free parking!

Thank smeagolsfree
Reviewed 23 November 2016

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

Thank me2db
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the visit to the Vulcan , nice view of the city and a beautiful place to see. The museum is very small but it shows the history of Birmingham and the Vulcan. Just cost $6 to go to the museum and to go up...More

Thank Maria Eduarda M
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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
29 January 2017|
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Response from Ann J | Reviewed this property |
Yes during the day