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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

3911 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1207
+1 213-747-7111
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Home to the USC football team since 1923, and a designated National Historic Landmark, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has the most diverse and all encompassing history of any stadium in the world. It has hosted two Super Bowls (I and VII), a World Series (1959), and two Olympiads (X and XXIII). Along with the adjacent Sports Arena, which closed its doors in 2016, the Coliseum is credited with helping to start the migration of professional sports teams to the West Coast. The complex provided a home for the Rams (1946-79, returning again in 2016), the Dodgers (1958-61), and the Lakers (1960-67), and has also been home to a variety of Southern California teams, including: the Raiders (1982-94), UCLA Football (1933-81), the Chargers (1960), Clippers (1984-99), USC Basketball (1959-2006), UCLA Basketball (1959-65), the Cobras (1988, Arena Football), Ice Dogs (1995-96, IHL), Sharks (1972-74, WHA), Stars (1968-70, ABA) and Kings (1967, NHL). The Coliseum has also welcomed a wide range of diverse and legendary events, such as entertainer Evel Knievel (1973), a Papal Mass by Pope John Paul II (1987), Nelson Mandela’s “Crusade against Apartheid” (1990), visits from several U.S. Presidents (FDR, JFK, and Reagan, to name a few), and endless sold-out concerts from such iconic artists as Pink Floyd, U2, The Who, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, and many more. Come find out why we are known as the "Greatest Stadium in the World"!
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3911 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1207
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came to watch my Texans play the Los Angeles Rams and it was a tough loss but the coliseum is awesome. Full of history you cannot go wrong visiting this place. It is truly breathtaking in some way.

Thank miller9115
Reviewed 5 days ago

Built for the 1932 summer Olympics, the Memorial Coliseum is a great place to take in a football game (ideally a USC match against a rival like UCLA). It gets loud, there's a great selection of food on the lower perimeter of the stadium and...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LA is a car city, but as an alum that no longer lives there I have finally started using mass transit into the Colliseum for USC games and recommend it, if you learn the basics. First off the definitions: Metro Rail is an urban rail...More

1  Thank jackie049
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great place to take pictures and watch a football game. However, parts of it is in decay, especially the bench section. I've never been to a professional stadium where there are benches. They are old with peeling paint, and prices are not cheap...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been in stadiums all around the USA. This one is just greater - the experience is heightened by the Olympic structure. And there is nothing like the sound of the Trojan Marching Band (saw Utah vs USC). Great game. People were extremely friendly when...More

Thank sfdann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw USC v. Utah which turned out to be an extremely exciting game. The stadium itself is somewhat outdated but definitely worth experiencing. The area is great for pregame tailgating but a little concerning after dark. Fans were friendly even after we told them...More

Thank chrish77
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A very different type of stadium than what I'm accustom to. We attended the Rams vs. Seahawks and I'd never seen such a structure for sports with all of the vendors outside of the stadium. Way too hot for me with way too much sun....More

Thank Jean Ann F
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Went to the USC vs Texas football game. Visiting the Coliseum was an experience in itself. Its amazing from the lighting of the flame to the over 90,000 seats to watch a game. The atmosphere is electric. This is an historic venue as it was...More

Thank Rockdoc7
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The stadium is still nice for such an old place. The seats were comfortable. My main complaint is the parking and the dangerous areas surrounding the coliseum (but the LAPD did a good job of having officers on virtually every relevant corner when the game...More

Thank roadtripguyaz
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

It was strangely awesome to attend an NFL game here as it took me back when I was my sons age and went to the old RFK. It was awesome, felt like a Redskin home game. With all the money and bling it was nice,...More

Thank MamoBritt
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ut1fan
19 January 2017|
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Response from ColinDCwmbran_Wales | Reviewed this property |
not sure on hotels - about 20 minutes or 5 hours from airport depending on traffic. there is a local tain system station nearby
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mgraham003
22 August 2016|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
Hello. We went for a free event so not sure on ticketing. Parked on site in the underground garage just few meters from the stadium.
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Leanne H
3 July 2016|
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Response from Terry C | Reviewed this property |
if the game is college football then you can buy them through the USC website as we did. we got some for $30 each and they were good seats. University of Southern California.
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