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mdtee001 posted @ 2015年4月17日 09:15 in 未分类 , 41 阅读

Tour a Famous NFL Stadium

Every National Football League stadium has a history and personality christian louboutin shoes replica all its own. Older stadiums resonate with memories of glorious games and star players. Newer stadiums showcase the latest in scoreboards, roof options and video screens.

Taking a tour is one of replica christian louboutin the best ways to explore a NFL stadium. Many of the most famous football stadiums offer tours for groups and individuals, offering visitors the chance to see locker rooms, tunnels, sky boxes and more. Let's take a closer look at four NFL stadiums that offer tours.

Home of the legendary Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field's history adds to its popularity with tourists. Built in 1957, the former City Stadium was renamed to honor E. L. "Curly" Lambeau, the Packers' founder and original coach. Tours are offered throughout the year; dates and times are listed on the Lambeau Field website. Arrive early, as tours often sell out. It's no wonder; who can resist the chance to walk down the players tunnel or stand on the ground where the famous Ice Bowl took place?

Tickets cost $11 for adults, $10 for senior citizens age 62 and over, $10 for military, youth and students and $8 for children ages 6 to 11. Tickets are sold on the tour day replica christian louboutin shoes only. For more information, telephone (920) 569.7523.

Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas

The Dallas Cowboys' home field attracts visitors from all over the United States. Three tours are available. The Self Guided Tour takes you to the football field, players' locker room, cheerleaders' locker room, interview room and more. You can use your own iPod Touch to take the tour or rent one from Cowboys Stadium. The VIP Guided Tour shows you the Self Guided Tour stops as well as a press box, a private suite and the vestibule of the Cotton Bowl office. The Art Tour features the collection of contemporary art displayed at Cowboys Stadium; this tour is available as a self guided experience or a docent led tour.

Tickets for the Self Guided Tour cost $17.50 for adults and $14.50 for seniors 65 and older and children ages 5 to 12. VIP Guided Tour Tickets cost $27.50 for adults and $22.50 for seniors and children. Self Guided Art Tours cost $14 if you use your own iPod Touch and $16 if you borrow one from Cowboys Stadium; Guided Art Tours cost $22. Tickets are available online. Not all tours are offered each day. Blackout dates apply and service charges may be assessed. Visit the Cowboys Stadium website or telephone (800) 745 3000 for more information.

Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana

The Indianapolis Colts' state of the art football stadium features a retractable roof and a north window that opens, giving fans either an open air stadium feel or protection from the elements. The stadium, located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, was the site of Super Bowl XLVI. Tours last about an hour and include the press box, Colts' locker room, Lucas Oil Plaza and the football field itself.

Tours are normally offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays only; tickets are available on the day of the tour from the Lucas Oil Stadium box office. Adult tickets cost $7; senior tickets for visitors age 65 and older are $5, and children ages 4 to 12 cost $5. For further information, telephone (317) 262 8600 or visit the Lucas Oil Stadium website.

Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois

Soldier Field, originally named the Grant Park Municipal Stadium, opened in 1924 and received its new name the next year. The new name, Soldier Field, was particularly appropriate because the stadium was designed to be a memorial to fallen American soldiers as well as a sports venue. Soldier Field has hosted all types of sporting events, including the legendary boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney (1927), the best attended NCAA football game in history, featuring the University of Southern California, the University of Notre Dame and 120,000 (or more) of their fans (1927) and the very first Special Olympics (1968). The NFL's Chicago Bears have made Soldier Field their home since 1971.

Soldier Field tours are offered throughout the year; the upcoming schedule is listed on Soldier Field's website. Tours include stops at the historic colonnades, the Skyline Suite, the visiting team's locker room, the Doughboy Statue and, of course, the field itself. Adult tickets cost $15, senior tickets are $7, students age 10 and older pay $10 per ticket and children ages 4 to 9 pay $4 each. You will need to book your tour by telephone, fax or email; for more information, see the Soldier Field website or telephone (312) 235 7451.

Tips for Visiting a NFL Stadium

Wear comfortable walking shoes and be prepared for stairs, escalators, ramps and a lot of walking. If you use a wheelchair or walker, notify the box office in advance.

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