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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222-1236
+1 205-324-1911
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I read up on the most haunted places in Alabama and this is supposed to be one of them. It sure... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blair S
via mobile
Awesome place

This is a wonderfull place to learn about the iron making in Birmingham, see the area where the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DiabloDesigns v
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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Historic iron manufacturing facility
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“haunted house” (22 reviews)
“pig iron” (22 reviews)
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20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222-1236
+1 205-324-1911
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read up on the most haunted places in Alabama and this is supposed to be one of them. It sure was. Nothing overly exciting happened but i waa creeped out. Wish the signage had some history on it, so i could better grasp what...More

Thank Blair S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderfull place to learn about the iron making in Birmingham, see the area where the workers had to work shifts in extreme heat, day in and day out, you can walk through allmost the whole plant, there is no fee to get...More

Thank DiabloDesigns v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This industrial historical site is stunning. It's an old iron works and the monumental structures are lovely to explore but they visible across the city. It's very photogenic although not sure my snaps do it justice. NB it's free to visit.

Thank ruuthee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to see a show. Lot's of places to get in out of the weather or find some shade. Picnic tables and places to eat were plentiful and the old signage was cool to see. They were running smaller furnaces for souvenirs while we...More

Thank MississippiMatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learn a bit about Birmingham and why its called the Magic City. Nice short video and informed staff.

Thank newbold321
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We wished we had a flyer or brochure to help us understand more about the workings of the furnances. Great security guard who told us fascinating stories that weren't probably documented. Good factual and educational movie to preface our self guided tour. A guide would...More

Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We spent over an hour walking through the rusting boilers and furnaces of Sloss. It was making pig iron only 40 years ago and now it is a great place to see how the Industrial Revolution really was. Hard work. Tough conditions. Great products. There's...More

Thank Hy R
Reviewed 7 July 2017

So Birmingham is a former mining town, and used to be a big steel producing center back in the day. We had a couple of free hours and decided to take a look at this former blast furnace, now turned into a historical site and...More

Thank rebecca287
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I have only been here while they were doing an event for Halloween called Sloss Fright Fest so I do not know how Sloss is regularly, but it was a ton of fun during Sloss Fright Fest. It wasn't all that scary so it would...More

Thank Elle1994P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was an awesome spot! The tour is self-guided, so be sure to keep track of where you're going--it's very expansive and you might miss something. The historic significance to not just Birmingham, but the entire country is phenomenal!

Thank Jim F
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6 August 2016|
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Response from MagicLadyMA | Reviewed this property |
I have only been there during the day when there was plenty going on. I could see it being a great place for feeling spooky at night.
8 February 2015|
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Response from 1oldseagull | Reviewed this property |
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