Vulcan Statue

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Address

1701 Valley View Drive Birmingham, AL 35209

Facts

Standing 56-foot (17 m) tall and weighing 50-ton Vulcan is the worlds largest cast iron statue. Vulcan is the god of the fire and forge and stands on a 124-foot pedestal. He was designed by Italian sculptor Giuseppe Moretti and made for the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri. He was moved to Birmingham in 1936 and has been used for advertising items. Now he sits high up Red Mountain towering above downtown Birmingham in Vulcan Park.

Things To Do

Gift Shop, Overlook, Seasonal Concerts, Museum, Ride the elevator to the top of Vulcan and experience an awesome view of Downtown BIrmingham

Hours

Museum: Mon - Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 1 - 6 pm Observation Tower: Mon - Sat 10 am - 10 pm; Sun 1 - 10 pm

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