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Vulcan the Iron Man

1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35209 USA

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Open Now
Mon 10a-6p
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“World's largest cast iron statue”

Vulcan, Birmingham Alabamas colossal statue is the worlds largest cast iron statue and considered one of the most memorable works of civic art in the United States. Designed by Italian artist Giuseppe Moretti and cast from local iron in 1904, it has overlooked the urban landscape of Alabamas largest city since the 1930s.

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Reviewed by
sarahpbryan

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March 26, 2014

Great views of birmingham - a must see

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Reviewed by
galenmatson

  • 2 Reviews
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August 19, 2013

The Vulcan statue is the centerpiece of a very nice part of the great overlook of Birmingham City.

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Reviewed by
steve.hardy

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November 21, 2016

There's a small museum on site that offers loads of historical information. The view from the statue is the best in Birmingham.

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VikashBehal

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March 2, 2016

Great part of world!!

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Reviewed by
amsullyhotmail

  • 27 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
January 5, 2016

I thought it was just ok. I didn't pay the $6 to ride the elevator up. I only walked around the grounds. Nice for a picnic area. I honestly felt like it wasn't worth the detour from my route.

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EliseLuskin

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October 17, 2015

I was driving through and decided to stop in. Didn't go up to the lookout, because I didn't want to pay haha. But nice views of Birmingham, and Vulcan has a nice butt. 😂

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Vulcan the Iron Man

1701 Valley View Drive
Birmingham, Alabama
35209 USA

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Open now until 6:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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