Directions/Parking

1. Map
Vulcan Park & Museum

1701 Valley View Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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(205) 933-1409
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2. Directions from Major Highways

a. Traveling I-65 North (from Montgomery)
I-65 North to Oxmoor Road exit # 256A. Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Oxmoor Road. Oxmoor Road becomes Palisades Boulevard. Travel on Palisades Boulevard until you come to Valley Avenue. Turn right onto Valley Avenue. Travel 1.6 miles on Valley Avenue. Vulcan Park and Museum entrance is on your left before the four way intersection of Valley Avenue and Richard Arrington Boulevard.

b. Traveling I-65 South (from Huntsville)
I-65 South to exit 261A (on the left) onto I-59 North/I-20 East toward Gadsden/Atlanta. After a short distance, take exit 126A (on the right) onto Highway 280 East. Travel 2.8 miles and exit at 21St Avenue South. Turn right onto 21st Avenue South and travel .4 miles. Vulcan Park and Museum entrance is on your right immediately upon crossing the four way intersection of 21st Avenue and Richard Arrington Boulevard.

c. Traveling I-59 /I-20 (from Tuscaloosa)
I-59 North /I-20 East to exit 126A onto Highway 280 East. Follow above from Huntsville.

d. Traveling I-59 /I-20 (from Gadsden/Anniston)
I-59 South / I-20 West to exit 126A onto Highway 280 East. Follow above from Huntsville.

e. Traveling Highway 280 (from Auburn)
Highway 280 West. Follow signs for Highway 31 South - Montgomery, Homewood (stay left, do not get onto Expressway). Follow the sign for Homewood to a dead end. Turn right at the dead end onto 18th Street South. Stay on 18th Street South to the intersection of Valley Avenue and Richard Arrington Boulevard. Turn left on Valley and immediately turn right into the entrance to Vulcan Park and Museum.

3. Parking

Vulcan Park and Museum has free parking, accommodates tour buses and is wheelchair accessible. If you have special needs, please call 205.933.1409 before your arrival.