Vulcan Park and Museum (VPM) features views of Birmingham
, an interactive history museum that examines Vulcan and Birmingham's story, and a beautiful 10-acre (4 ha) urban green space for visitors and locals to enjoy. In May 2007, Vulcan Park and Museum was designated an official Birmingham Information Center by the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau and offers information on transportation services, restaurants, events and other cultural offerings in Birmingham.
Vulcan Park and Museum is operated by Vulcan Park Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and promote Vulcan as the symbol for the Birmingham region, to advance knowledge and understanding of Birmingham's history and culture, and to encourage exploration of the region.
Vulcan is the World
’s largest cast iron statue; made of 100,000 pounds of iron and 56 feet tall, he stands at the top of Red Mountain
overlooking the city of Birmingham. But Vulcan is more than just a statue—Vulcan Park and Museum features spectacular views of Birmingham, an interactive history museum that examines Vulcan and Birmingham’s story, a premier venue for private events, and a beautiful public park for visitors and locals to enjoy. With an official information center operated by the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, Vulcan Park and Museum serves as the first stop for visitors to the Birmingham area!
For a safe and pleasant experience, please refrain from the following prohibited activities during your visit:
Bicycles, Skates, Skateboards, etc.
Pets off leashes
*Please Note: Pets are not permitted inside Vulcan Center Museum or Observation Tower, or on park grounds during public events. Visitors are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. Service animals are welcome.