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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222-1236
+1 205-324-1911
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Historic iron manufacturing facility
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  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
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20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222-1236
+1 205-324-1911

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

At first I wasn't sure about this but boy I'm glad I went. What a preserved gem when it comes to our countries history and the iron making industry. It's a huge place. I was amazed it's free. They have a nice self guided tour...More

2  Thank Jojoaz83
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is the location of an old pig iron factory and it is wonderful to experience the history that it envelops. Very thankful that the city did not tear down this landmark and we were able to visit. Another bonus, it is free! If you...More

3  Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I visited the Sloss Furnace last Saturday. We had an excellent tour guide. He was enthusiastic about the site and shared lots of interesting knowledge. We are from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is unfortunate that Pittsburgh didn't preserve one of their furnaces....More

Thank Jmorrow588
Reviewed 20 September 2017

My wife and a couple of friends were visiting from out-of-town, had some time to kill before flying back home, and decided to tour the Sloss Blast Furnaces Historical Site in Kelly Ingram Park. Its a self-guided walking tour, with signage of the different machines...More

1  Thank KenN281
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a great place to visit to learn about the history of Birmingham's iron and steel industry. It's a one-of-a-kind experience. Be sure to go to the visitor center after your tour.

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Traveling thru Birmingham and stopped at Sloss after a friend said we might find it interesting. It took a bit to find it--we could see if but not how to get there and GPS was no help. It was misty a bit but we did...More

Thank Insgoddess
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I read up on the most haunted places in Alabama and this is supposed to be one of them. It sure was. Nothing overly exciting happened but i waa creeped out. Wish the signage had some history on it, so i could better grasp what...More

Thank Blair S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a wonderfull place to learn about the iron making in Birmingham, see the area where the workers had to work shifts in extreme heat, day in and day out, you can walk through allmost the whole plant, there is no fee to get...More

1  Thank DiabloDesigns v
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This industrial historical site is stunning. It's an old iron works and the monumental structures are lovely to explore but they visible across the city. It's very photogenic although not sure my snaps do it justice. NB it's free to visit.

Thank ruuthee
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Great place to see a show. Lot's of places to get in out of the weather or find some shade. Picnic tables and places to eat were plentiful and the old signage was cool to see. They were running smaller furnaces for souvenirs while we...More

Thank MississippiMatt
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Tara F
23 October 2017|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
Free and fantastic
5 August 2016|
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Response from MagicLadyMA | Reviewed this property |
I have only been there during the day when there was plenty going on. I could see it being a great place for feeling spooky at night.
7 February 2015|
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