Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

Cajun/Creole, Seafood, Festivals

Hours:
20 32nd St N, Birmingham
(205) 254-2025

Ratings

Tripadvisor Tripadvisor: 4.5
Google Google: 4.6
Yelp Yelp: 4.5
Facebook Facebook: 4.8
Foursquare Foursquare: 9

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Recent Reviews

First of all this museum is free. They give you a map to take the tour, and you can access all buildings and see all equipment in the former rusted pig iron factory. Perfect place to visit for two engineers, but also to anyone, who is interested in iron making or industrial history. Fun stories about working in Sloss and living in Sloss Quarters are shared as well in the self-guided tour map and a small exhibition in Visitor Center.

We came to Sloss because of the ghostly reputation we'd heard so much about, but were pleasantly surprised to encounter some astounding local history at an impressively preserved historic site! This is living history--the best kind for kids and adults alike to appreciate where we've been as a nation. We might have come looking for ghosts, but what we found was a heck of a lot more impactful.

The Educator workshop was mind-blowing and emotional at the same time. The history of the company and its role during and after Reconstruction touched on the hard history of the conditions for blacks in the South. Touring the relics of the furnaces and imagining the conditions for workers during the Industrial Revolution was heartbreaking. Appreciate that much of the truth is not being sugarcoated or glossed over too much for the experience to be effective. So many ways my instruction...read full review

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Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 254-2025
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