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“Collegiate football at its best” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium
Ranked #3 of 60 things to do in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence
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Northern California
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47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Collegiate football at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Immersed in a sea of red, you can't get a better experience of college football than this newly refurbished stadium - it's up there with the "shoe".

Visited October 2013
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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Spend a few bucks to upgrade facilities.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

After hearing of the millions spent upgrading the facilities here I would have hoped that the bathrooms would be more than a few common cattle troughs and easier to get to. The logistics of getting in and out of your seat to go to concessions are terrible this is a really bad design, maybe they should have consulted a good architecture school when they built it. Oh yes, when you are walking down a ramp under the stands the spilled drinks of the people above you can rain down and drench you , so be ready to move like an I-back to avoid that.

The concessions are few and far between with few choices and it appears that they want you to purchase a plain hotdog or a 'Runza' or a slice of something from Valentino's that they called ' Pizza' from a kid with a box of them that is usually empty - if it is halftime.

I am wondering if all the good food and drinks are in the skyboxes with the big spenders?

The seating is made for people under 5 foot 10 and less than 160 pounds. You get jammed into a bleacher by the old folks in front of you with rental seats and the knees of the people in back of you in your back. If you plan on going with someone else, buy 3 seats and leave the third empty then you will just have close seating. Wear knee pads for the chair back in front of you. If you like the feeling of a train car headed to Auschwitz, you will love this place ( except everyone is in red ).

The best part of a football game here are the people and the play on the field, both are top notch - but they are not the facility. Its been 20 years since I was there and I dont plan on going back - unless maybe I can score a skybox seat where the big donors sip booze, eat steaks and are separate from the crowd...

Visited October 2013
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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“There is no place like Nebraska”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

This place keeps getting bigger and better and at over 91,000 still packs them in. The enthusiasm of the crowd is contagious but still courteous. Games are fun to enjoy there. Now if they could only do something about the weather.

Visited October 2013
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Kansas City, Missouri
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“Go Big Red!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Love going to Husker games and best of all, like that I can find a hotel in the haymarket! Weather was beautiful for the game and had a great time with my kids and grandkids!

Visited September 2013
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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3 reviews
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“Best college stadium I've been too”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Fantastic stadium and fans, everything is clean ans up to date, the stadium has lots of history, its like going to a museum on nebraska football. It's the best college stadium Ive ever seen. I would go back again if given the opportunity.

Visited September 2013
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