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Vulcan Park and Museum

1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
+1 205-933-1409
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Visited Birmingham and had to see what the Vulcan was all about. It's a great view of Birmingham... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bobby H
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Worth a look

There really isn't much to do in Birmingham so if you are there you might as well go. The museum is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The largest cast-iron statue in the world was created for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Aruth35453
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Vulcan is an inexpensive way to see views of Birmingham. You can walk up the steps (a few floors and not too bad) or take an elevator. We also had a family member walking around with the stroller beneath.

Thank lmitch00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend some time! You get amazing views of the city, and a lot of information on the history of 'The Iron City' of Birmingham. I think it was only like $6 a ticket to view the museum and go up...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of Birmingham is terrific, but to do anything but walk the grounds such as go up the tower or view the museum there is a charge. The Vulcan Man is impressive.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vulcan park sits above the city and if you go up in the tower it does offer a spectacular view of the city. For those who are afraid of heights you may want to skip as landing on top fairly narrow and has a grille...More

Thank willlbrown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful attraction in the heart of the Birmingham over looking the city. The view is amazing. This definitely a history lesson.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don't usually go museum but kids wanted to visit this time and we glad we did. Kids learned a lot. We wish we had little more time though

Thank LOAGAN H
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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
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TravelingHeart6
30 January 2017|
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Response from ArtTeacher7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we had no problems.
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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,
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