Photography at Sloss

Whether you are a professional or amateur, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark provides a wonderfully unique setting for photography of any kind.

Visitors are allowed to photograph while touring the site.



Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark allows professional photography sessions for engagements, family photographs, portraits or portfolio building. Please call ahead if you would like to hold a professional shoot. We have many events taking place that may limit availability to some areas of the site.

Photo shoots are allowed during regular hours. You must get permission to shoot after hours. For questions or availability, please call Karen Utz, Curator/Historian, at (205) 254-2281 or email at

If you are using Sloss Furnaces for a professional shoot, please read and complete the Sloss Furnaces Photography-Policy and leave the completed materials at the front desk at the Visitor Center. The Photography-Policy can be requested at the front desk in the Visitor Center or through the link below.


The policy can be found here: Photography-Policy


If you use Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark for your photography, we also ask for a donation that goes back toward site preservation. You will find suggested donation amounts in the policy.

*The Photography Policy and suggested donation also applies to those who wish to film on site for commercials, movies, or videos of varying kinds.