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Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham: 3 reviews and 8 photos

by doug48

birmingham's vulcan statue is a symbol of it's iron and steel manufacting past. this cast iron statue was sculpted by giuesppe moretti in 1903 for the 1904 st. louis world's fair. vulcan is the largest cast iron statue in the world and the 7 th tallest statue in the united states. vulcan was placed on it's present location on the top of red mountain in 1936 as a WPA project. today at vulcan park you can walk up to a viewing area on vulcan's pedestal for a great view of downtown birmingham. vulcan park also has a visitor center and a museum.

Address: 1701 valley view drive.
Directions: red mountain just south of downtown.
Phone: 205-933-1409
Website: http://www.visitvulcan.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 8, 2009
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