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The Sloss Furnace was very interesting. There are several plaques with interesting information about what was available for white workers and black workers. We have come a long way... no longer does color matter when it comes to jobs. Hurrah!
TripAdvisor informed us about Sloss Furnaces, and we’re glad we went.
We enjoy factory tours, and this is a self-guided one, of an abandoned pig iron factory.
Although no longer a working factory, and looking quite derelict, it’s really interesting to visit, as they have...More
Sloss Furnace is a great way to spend the afternoon in Birmingham Alabama, a awesome park, right downtown, very interesting place to get a real idea of how our steel industry came about, well worth the time and easy to get to on and off...More
My friend grew up in Birmingham but had never been to the furnaces, so when we came down to the South for a week, she wanted to go. I had no idea what to expect, but I ended up loving it! The sign interpretation was...More
Seeing the Sloss Furnaces was really cool! I've always seen them from far away when I visited Birmingham but it was amazing to get an up close view and take our self guided tour. I would've liked to have taken the guided tour as advertised...More
Wow, what an incredible place. We got to get inside the workings of the furnace and see how it all was designed to produce pig iron. This is a unique place and definitely worth a visit. as a Historic landmark and museum this is a...More
This place looks like it was shut down temporarily with plans to restart. It is complete except for the coke ovens and a few other ore things. The hand stoked ovens are still intact as are the air heaters and converters. The Coriolis steam engines...More
It IS pet friendly - says the self-guided tour map I got 8/2018. There are ‘pet waste systems’ and pet bowls at the drink stations! Pets must be leashed please and not allowed inside the visitor center.