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Address: 1501 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone Number: (847) 491-2287
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Iowa won but a great time was had

We went to the Iowa football game with friends. We sat between both Iowa fans and the home town Northwestern fans. This was a day for Iowa. The space is great, the people are all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This historic college football venue is situated in the quaint village of this north suburb of Chicago. It's in pretty good shape, considering the age, and maintenance has kept issues to a minimum. At the end of the day, it's a great place to watch a football game and the night game under the lights was a treat. Parking is... More 

Thank Jim B
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Iowa football game with friends. We sat between both Iowa fans and the home town Northwestern fans. This was a day for Iowa. The space is great, the people are all friendly and the area around the stadium is terrific. Go to a game and have a blast.

Thank barrynoah
Iron River, Michigan
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great venue for college football. Called the Wrigley field of College stadiums, Ryan Field is a great mix of home town and college atmosphere right on Lake Michigan with a view of the Chicago skyline. It is an old time stadium, reminiscent of an earlier day. All that is missing is the wonderful smell of cigars.

Thank Deeringfish
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This magnificent stadium hosted the 2016 graduation of North Western university. The staff were very helpful and courteous.

Thank ColinandDiane
Thousand Oaks, California
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Attended 4th of July celebrations from 1937 to 1959 and NU Football games from 1947 to 1959 here. Great times.

Thank archaic2015
Austin, Texas
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230 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We enjoyed coming here for many football games and two graduation ceremonies. The seats were great and lots of good food vendors too.

Thank Noreen K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited for the 2014 University of Michigan game. First time there. Great place to watch football. Food was avg, parking is horrible (typical of anything around Chicago). Stadium has lots of character and no bad seats. Fans aren't bad. Will go back in 16 when UM visits again.

Thank john n
Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

It´s a great stadium - We atended a couple of times and found ourselves freezing to death - Bring something to keep you warm!

Thank X_freq_flyer_13572
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81 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

The 89th season at Ryan Field has concluded with an exciting year of Wildcat football. If you have young kids, next year get a family package for a game or even better get a season family ticket plan. It is the best value in Chicago sports. Be sure to take them to Wildcat Alley. The stadium is dated, and doesn't... More 

Thank Paul K
Aurora, Illinois
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295 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The great thing about this stadium is you can see your team closer than any other Big 10 stadium that I have ever been to, and that is a plus. It is easy to get to, from public transportation and the city of Evanston is beautiful. We liked the independent food vendors that offer a variety of tasty offerings from... More 

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