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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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“pig iron” (24 reviews)
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20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222-1236

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband worked in a steel mill while he was in college so although this dated back much earlier, he was fascinated to see how this compared. He probably would give it 5 stars but I am giving it 4. It is all outside, so...More

Thank Myra77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sloss furnaces is a self guided tour and is truly amazing to see the size of this facility that produced pig iron for 90 years here is south it is now on the historic register as landmark. No cost for this tour.

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was interesting to see these massive structures and read about the historic significance - great for photos, too

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I said to my brother when I was here "I don't believe in ghosts but this place feels haunted". It's amazing how much of it you're able to explore solo. The gift shop gives a map for the self guided tour and a lot...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Absolute amazing to learn about Birmingham’s history and foundation. The furnaces have been restored to some extent. Walking around learning about the history and wondering how something so complex was built in that time is amazing. Free range to walk around on your own at...More

Thank Robyn T
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I️ loved our visit...the video to provide background and then the self guided tour giving you the freedom to explore on your own...it was amazing! Loved it!!

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Was a little nervous about going as I do not like to be terrified, yet opted for tickets that allowed touching & potential kidnapping. The atmosphere at the furnace was as advertised - eerie. The passages were narrow & dark. As the group followed the...More

Thank Patti H
Reviewed 25 October 2017

There is no charge to see what is here and the furnaces are interesting. There is a VERY small museum with it and a little gift shop. They sell trinkets made by artists that work at the furnaces. We visited in Oct and much of...More

1  Thank SDeuker
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife is a huge Ghost Adventure groupie. So, as we drove east on vacation I took an detour to get her a tour of the location. She enjoyed the tour and taking photos. No ghosts but it was a thrill for her to go...More

Thank David Swearengi... S
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
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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.
8 February 2015|
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