Located atop Red Mountain, Vulcan Park is home to the world's largest cast-iron statue, the second-tallest statue in America, behind the Statue of Liberty. The statue of the Roman god is surrounded by a 10-acre green space offering panoramic views of Birmingham. The park contains a museum and observation balcony with panoramic views of Birmingham. The Observation Tower is also open at night, giving visitors a good opportunity for star-gazing.
Address: 1701 Valley View Drive
Telephone: (205) 933 1409
Opening times: Park: Daily 7am-10pm. Observation balcony: Monday to Saturday 10am-10pm, Sunday 1pm-10pm. Museum: Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 1pm-6pm.
Admission: $6 adults, $4 children. Concessions available. $3 after 6pm.