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Rickwood Field Park

1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4502
+1 205-458-8161
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Step Back in Time

My husband and I went to the Annual Rickwood Classic, throwback ballgame. The experience was soooo... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Beautiful old Ballpark. Need to visit to experience how it used to be.

How it used to be is how it is at the Rickwood. I rolled up on a Saturday expecting just to view... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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America's oldest baseball park and former home of the Birmingham Barons is a place where visitors can relive the magic of baseball's glory years.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4502
+1 205-458-8161

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

My husband and I went to the Annual Rickwood Classic, throwback ballgame. The experience was soooo much fun! I can't wait to go back.

Thank TAZ-N-Bogey
Reviewed 10 June 2016

How it used to be is how it is at the Rickwood. I rolled up on a Saturday expecting just to view the exterior and hopefully catch a glimpse inside but when I arrived a fine gentleman had opened the park for a private tour...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I brought my wife here after she had her kidney transplant while we were staying in Birmingham and everybody was so nice and helpful to us. From the staff and allowing us to bring her transplant meds in with us no hard time at all...More

Thank Toney R
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Saw the park on an Alabama map and checked TripAdvisor. After spending 6 months without a campfire and the great comments we were not disappointed. The couple here are wonderful. Didn't have time to venture to the caverns but we will be back. The smell...More

Thank OnlyWifey
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Walking into Rickwood Field literally takes you back a 100 years. The concession area is fun, the seating is how it was when baseball was young. The outfield advertising is made up of some original advertisers. The overall experience is well worth a visit to...More

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Rickwood Field is an incredibly old baseball stadium. You will feel like you step back in time. Every May the Birmingham Barons play one of their games there, usually with a theme, and it's a great time to go.

Thank Kelli C
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We drove by Rickwood Park to see the oldest baseball park in America that is still standing. They still actually play some games there. It really was a blast from the past and is worth driving out there to see it. I would love to...More

1  Thank Steve N
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Rickwood has been a great "experience" for me since I was a kid and my parents took me to see the Barons play. The team has made two great moves since the late eighties, but there's just something so special about seeing that one game...More

1  Thank BessemerJudySmith
Reviewed 29 October 2015

what a lovely old ballpark, nicely maintained, too, if only they could get a few more games played here... stood in centerfield, swore I heard Oscar Charlton telling me to move over, he'd get it...

Reviewed 28 October 2015

Rickwood Field is the oldest continuously operated ballpark in America and has been home to some of Baseball's greatest.

Thank Cotts-KK
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5 July 2017|
Response from Bill S | Reviewed this property |
The park is open daily and no appointment or admission is required.
Susan G
27 May 2015|
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Response from lane g | Reviewed this property |
usual stadium fare..hot dogs burgers big pretzels etc.. sodas not sure about beer