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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.
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1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
+1 205-933-1409

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Came to see the Vulcan as a result of Corey, a waiter in O'Charleys. He said it was serene and majestic. He was correct and it did not disappoint!! Awesome!

Thank Sheila R. S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Clean. Small. Nothing special. We didn't pay to go inside the museum. I'm sure it's fine. The water fountain wasn't in operation.

Thank 1LOres
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Pretty chill if you are in the area and want a good look over the city. I wouldn't take out of towers here, but great if your just checking out the city out of boredom.

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 26 August 2017

has a small museum which is interesting and educational; enjoy it a lot. The view of the city from the look out which is the foot of the giant statu is great. But cant get a good look of the statu itself, and couldnt find...More

Thank LadyNoRush
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The tower and museum are worth it if you are short on time! Get some city history, a greAt view and inspiration.

Thank Terrie L
Reviewed 24 August 2017

In addition to viewing Vuclan, there is a great little museum that describes the history of the city and a separate section about Vulcan which started as an exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904. (Yes, there is a gift shop for those...More

Thank BSinPNS
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Birmingham and had to see what the Vulcan was all about. It's a great view of Birmingham with a little bit of history of the Vulcan. You can also check out the Vulcan experience inside. You have to purchase tickets to get to ride...More

Thank Bobby H
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

There really isn't much to do in Birmingham so if you are there you might as well go. The museum is pretty interesting and does a good job sharing Birmingham's history. The statue is very large and the park is very pretty. The views from...More

Thank Joy W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Inexpensive history of Birmingham. Family friendly. Close to other historical attractions. Check it out.

Thank Aruth35453
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Vulcan park has a great view of the city, a great spot for a picnic, and a museum about Birmingham's steel industry history as well as the ability to go up inside the Vulcan statue. I really enjoy it each time I go. If you...More

Thank Roger L
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9 October 2017|
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Response from Amber W | Reviewed this property |
No. Just a gift shop.
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 Ann J | Reviewed this property |
Yes during the day