Vulcan Park is home to the world's largest cast iron statue and features spectacular panoramic views of Birmingham. Vulcan, the Roman god of fire and forge, was originally built in 1904 for the St. Louis World's Fair to represent Birmingham's iron industry. He has stood as a symbol of Birmingham for over 100 years. Visitors to Vulcan Center find interactive exhibits and displays. Multipurpose function room and outdoor locations can host private events. Vulcan Park is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. Vulcan Center and Tower is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 1-6 p.m. Evening hours for Vulcan Tower are daily from 6 - 10 p.m. Admission charged.