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Address: 1501 Central St, Evanston, IL 60208-3630
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+1 847-491-2287
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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We had a great time at the NU game. I recommend it, it's perfect for a boring day. It's easy to get to and very cheep.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at the NU game. I recommend it, it's perfect for a boring day. It's easy to get to and very cheep.

Thank jchar810
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

They've instituted a clear bag policy so if your purse is larger than a 4x6 clutch, either go into Walmart/Target and get a plastic purse OR purchase one at the tailgating store by the stadium for $10. Stadium itself is okay - no alcohol - but it's metal benches (which get HOT in September) with no backs. Totally fine for... More 

Thank Uyen O
Lincoln, Nebraska
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136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 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 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

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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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

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.

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

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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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 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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239 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 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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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 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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49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 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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