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Vulcan Park and Museum

1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
+1 205-933-1409
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Great view of Birmingham

Vulcan Park and museum not only gives you a history of Birmingham and the Vulcan statue but also a... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Fun and Educational

Our family had a blast exploring the Vulcan Museum and statue at Red Mountain. We started out by... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
Malinda U
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
+1 205-933-1409
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Vulcan Park and museum not only gives you a history of Birmingham and the Vulcan statue but also a great view of the city. You can go up to the base so the statue for an even better look. A great place to spend an...More

Thank JaJa903
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Our family had a blast exploring the Vulcan Museum and statue at Red Mountain. We started out by walking around the grounds and reading the informative signs posted there. Next, we explored the museum where the kids were interested to learn about the good and...More

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I love views, and Vulcan's height together with the statue being on top of Red Mountain gives you the best view available of the entire valley. Also, the short museum at the base giving the a brief history of the area regarding mining is good-...More

Thank poco1905
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Ok - it wasn't exciting or anything like that, but it was just really cool. Nice view of Birmingham, nice museum, lovely grounds, neat gift shop. I just loved it!

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It's great for about 40 mins time. Great Museum explains about development of Birmingham AL. Tall Vulcan iron Statue is very good see.

Thank Deepan v
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I've been here countless times growing up in Birmingham, but after moving to Tennessee, I haven't had the opportunity to visit Vulcan in several years. What a great experience it was to see it again last week with my hubby!! Nice museum with a lot...More

Thank TNGal3781
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

For $4 the view is one of the best in the city! I love this City and I feel in love with all over again once I laid my eyes on her from the top of the Vulcan. #GoBlazers

Thank Logan H
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit in the evenings at sunset. There are walking parks and picnic trails, along with the museum if you want to absorb some history. The view from the top of the statue is one of a kind.

1  Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing statue, beautiful park and lovely museum. This was our second time there and will come back again. We learn a little bit more about Birmingham with each visit.

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Beautiful views from atop the Vulcan, nice shady picnic area, nice and helpful attendants and the museum was very interesting!

Thank Robin W
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Lucrisha M
10 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 ArtTeacher7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we had no problems.
Maxine D
19 October 2016|
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Response from 2013teach23 | Reviewed this property |
The paths in this park are very steep and not too long. You,d be better off riding somewhere else. There were several cars in the parking lot with bike racks attached. The bikes were in the racks, none were in use,