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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 5 days ago

I love the whole park, inside the museum and up in the Vulcan statue itself. It is a gorgeous view of downtown Birmingham. It does need a little cleaning up, but it is an old park. I proposed to my wife here. We enjoy going...More

Thank Mel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the best overview of the city - both visually and its history - start your visit to Birmingham here. Even without going in the tower or the museum, you have a spectacular view of the skyline of the city. It's a quick elevator ride...More

Thank Vagabond2be
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum was small but interesting. The Vulcan statue has stairs and an elevator. We took the elevator up for a beautiful view of the city. The walkway is below the statue however, so not able to really see the statue up close. We took the...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome spot. Amazing views of Birmingham. Unfortunately we went there over New Years weekend and it was 15 degrees out. Still, an awesome little museum and a nice visual history of Birmingham. The climb up the statue was not that bad, even in the cold...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were spending the night in Birmingham before heading home to Kingsport. After hitting the Barber Motorsports museum we were looking through TA to see if there was anything else to visit. Vulcan Park popped up so we headed over there. As one might imagine...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove to this location and parked without bother in the main car park. There is a fee of $6 to visit the tower itself, either by a lift or using the stairs. Walking at the top includes stepping on see-through glass, so beware for...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vulcan Park has a Museum learn the history of Birmingham and you can go in the Vulcan to the observatory deck for a view of the city for small fee .

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’d heard about Vulcan for years, so when I came to Birmingham, I had to go see him. The view over Birmingham was nice. We opted to take the elevator up for the view rather than take the stairs. It’s a bit disappointing you cannot...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park itself is free and features a great view of the city below. For a small fee you can go up to the top of Vulcan as well as the museum next to it that talks about the history of the city and the...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

have been severial times, each time has been worth it. when you climb to the top you can see all over bham.

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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
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
30 January 2017|
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Response from Lifetraveler1 | Reviewed this property |
it is safe at night too. many come to watch the sunset from the platform at the base of the Vulcan statue. there is a ticket agent who has a clear view of the parking lot as well as an attendant at the base of the elevator... More