Industrial History in Alabama
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn about Birmingham’s rich industrial heritage with visits to Sloss Furnaces National Historical Landmark and the Vulcan Park and Museum. The immersive Sloss Furnaces tour will take you through the history of the furnaces, showing you firsthand how iron was made and what life was like for the workers who operated the facility. Get an up-close look at the massive machinery that powered the furnaces and learn about the innovations that made this site an important part of Birmingham's industrial past. Next, visit the Vulcan Park and Museum to explore the story of the iconic 56-ft tall cast iron statue (the largest in the world!) that has become a beloved feature of The Magic City. Check out the observation tower to see the statue and breathtaking views of downtown Birmingham and beyond.

Session Type
Mobile Workshop