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 comprehensive 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!

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Kiwanis Centennial Park & Vulcan TraiL

Opening in March 2018 and serving as a gift to the community to mark 100 years of service, the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham built Kiwanis Centennial Park, a $5.8 million expansion to Vulcan Park and Museum. Spearheaded by the 550-plus members of the club in cooperation with Vulcan Park and Museum and Freshwater Land Trust.  Kiwanis Vulcan Trail is a 2-mile jogging and biking trail extending to Green Springs Highway and serving as the future hub for Birmingham’s planned 750-mile Red Rock Trail System. 
 
The Kiwanis Centennial Park Plaza gates are open daily from 10:00 am – 6:00 p.m. 

Admission

Tickets are available for purchase at the Ticket Booth located at the park entrance. We accept the following forms of payment: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card, Travelers, personal or business checks and cash.

Vulcan Members – FREE!
AAA Members – 20% off general admission price for cardholder and 1 guest.

Daily Admission Rates 10 A.M. – 6 P.M.:

Evening Admission Rates 6 A.M. – 10 P.M.:

Adult (ages 13+) $6 plus tax Adults (ages 13+) $5 plus tax
Seniors (65+)/Military $5 plus tax Children (ages 5-12) $4 plus tax
Children (ages 5-12) $4 plus tax Children 4 years and under Free
Children 4 years and under Free    

*Daily admission tickets include access to park grounds, observation tower and museum

*Evening admission tickets include access to park grounds and observation tower

Group Rates (Non-School Groups)

Groups of 10 or more receive $1 discount off daily adult admission price with advanced reservation and when making one payment. For group reservations, contact Museum Program Coordinator at 205.933.1409 x. 114 or fill out the online group tour form in the link below.

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Group Rates (School Groups)

Explore Birmingham through a field trip to Vulcan Park and Museum. For group reservations, contact Museum Program Coordinator at 205.933.1409 x. 114 or or fill out the online group tour form in the link below.

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Park Rules

For a safe and pleasant experience, please refrain from the following prohibited activities during your visit:

  • Smoking / Vaping
  • Bicycles, Skates, Skateboards, etc.
  • Barbecuing / Open flames
  • Soliciting
  • Pets off leashes
  • Drones / remote control aircrafts
    • The FAA does not allow drones within 5 miles of an airport. We are within that range.
    • Vulcan is a federally protected monument and we do not want anything to damage it.
    • Safety of our visitors is our primary focus

*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.

**Please refrain from carrying firearms within the boundaries of Vulcan Park and Museum.