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“Look out over Birmingham & Learn some of its History”

Vulcan Park and Museum
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Vulcan Park and Museum in Birmingham with Observation Deck
Ranked #5 of 95 things to do in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The largest cast-iron statue in the world was created for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.
Reviewed January 20, 2014

Great views, though a bit chilly on a windy January afternoon. Small museum tells just enough for visitors to learn about Birmingham. Nice are for strolling, hiking or picnicking as well.

Thank Galooba
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Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Good view of the city (would have been better if I paid to use the elevator with the tour). Statue was cool. Didn't do the museum.

Thank JmeAlltheWay
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

The museum is a good introduction to the steel-making history of Birmingham. The park is beautiful. On a clear day, the view from the tower is excellent. The small gift shop will also sell you a bobble-head/bobble-butt statue to take home.

Thank Eddie S
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Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

Very pretty place. Great views of the city from up on the hill, and from up on the statue platform.
Well worth visiting, a super-nice place to get a great overview of the city.
Didn't get to visit the museum to learn more about the statue as we went at night, but I am told it is full of interesting information.

Thank Mjldly
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Reviewed December 7, 2013

I'd say many if not most first-time visitors to Birmingham think of it exclusively in terms of the civil rights movement. Vulcan and the fabulous, albeit small, museum at the statute's base will provide a remarkable education into the role of steel in Birmingham's development, as well as honest insight into how "the company town" that was a common feature of many industrial cities: see Pullman and Chicago , functioned.

Thank Justvisiting1950
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