Vulcan Park and Museum Accolades

2023 Alabama Tourism Hall of Fame President & CEO, Emerita, Darlene Negrotto

2021 Guidestar Silver Seal of Transparency

2020 Executive Women International Lucille Johnson Perkins Award

2020 Southeastern Museum Conference Bronze recipient

2020 Alabama Bicentennial Legacy Award

One of Alabama’s Top 10 Attractions – voted on by the USA Today 2018 Poll

Birmingham Business Journal 2014 Nonprofit Awards
Nonprofit: $1M-$2M – 50 Things You Simply Must Do In Birmingham
Named Top Thing to Do – Vulcan Park and Museum’s 4th of July Fireworks

Birmingham Magazine 2014 Parent
Runner Up: Best Children‘s Museum

Birmingham Magazine’s Best of Birmingham
2013 – Best View of the City; Runner Up: Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests
2012 – Best View of the City; Best Place to Take an Out-of-Towner
2011 – Best View of the City; First Place You Take Out-of-Town Guests
2010 –  Best View; First Place to Take Out-of-Town Visitors
2008 – Best Collaboration for Arts and Entertainment
2007 – Tourist Attraction; Free Wi-Fi Hotspot; Best Local History Lesson

Birmingham Magazine’s Best of Birmingham – Family & Kids

2017 – Finalist; Best Area Attraction

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Best in Business 2008
Finalist: Non Profit of the Year

Nickelodeon Parents’ Pick
2009 – Best Tourist Spot; 2008 – Best Museum

Birmingham News Readers Choice Awards 2009 – 2004
Must See Spot for Visitors and Best View

Birmingham Parent Magazine Readers Choice Awards 2007
Runner-up: Favorite Place to Spend the Afternoon

Rand McNally Best of the Road 2006
Listed as First Stop in “A Drive Through the Deep South”

Birmingham News City Guide 2005 – #1 Place to Visit

Southern Living Magazine 2005 – “Best Spot for a Great Overlook”

Restoration Efforts - Awards and Honors

National Trust for Historic Preservation Honor Award 2006

Alabama Historical Commission Distinguished Service Award 2006

George G. Seibels, Jr. Jefferson County Beautification Award 2004

Thomas Jefferson Award for Historic Preservation 2004

Keep Birmingham Beautiful Mayor’s Award 2003-2004

Save America’s Treasures Grant Recipient 2001

Save Outdoor Sculpture! Conservation Assessment Award 1999 / Conservation Treatment Award 2000

Listed in the Historic American Engineering Record 1994

Named as a Historic Site of Jefferson County 1976

Listed in the National Register for Historic Places 1976

Excellence in Construction

ABC Excellence in Construction Obelisk Award Presented to Stone Building Company and Vulcan Park and Museum in 2021 for the restoration in Lone Pine Mine

Birmingham Business Journal 2010 – Vulcan Park and Museum Named in Top Ten Commercial Real Estate Deals of the Decade

Birmingham Business Journal 2003 – Vulcan Park and Museum Named Commercial Real Estate Deal of the Year

George Campbell Award from the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) 2010  Presented to Vulcan Painters, Inc and Vulcan park and Museum for outstanding achievement in the completion of a difficult or complex industrial project

Illumination Engineering Society / International Association of Lighting Designers Award of Merit 2006 Presented to CRS Engineering for Vulcan Park and Museum Renovation

ABC Excellence in Construction National Eagle Award 2004 Presented to Brice Building Company and Vulcan Park and Museum