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Ohio Stadium Tours

Take a day to experience scarlet and gray.

Go behind the scenes at the Ohio Stadium on a guided tour that takes you inside the storied history of Buckeye Football.

During a tour of Ohio Stadium, you will have an exclusive look at some of the most treasured spaces in Ohio Stadium.

  • Walk the sidelines where Woody once roamed, Archie made history and where the Buckeyes have battled since 1922.
  • Experience the Yassenoff Recruit Center filled with pictures of current and former Buckeye greats.
  • Travel up to one of the nation's largest collegiate press boxes, where over 400 media personnel and staff are seated for games.
  • See the Huntington Club level and view the field from one of the 81 suites.
  • Visit the $1.5 million Steinbrenner Band Center, home to the "Best Damn Band in the Land."
  • Explore other areas of the "the Horseshoe" for a unique Buckeye experience.

Tour Guidelines:

  1. A two-week notice is required to schedule a tour. Cannot schedule tours more than six months in advance.
  2. Tours can be scheduled year-round by appointment only, Monday through Thursday at any time between 9:00am and 3:00pm (last tour can start at 3:00pm). A typical tour last 1.5 hours. There are no add-ons to another group's tour.
  3. Payment is required on the day of the tour.
  4. Checks (made out to The Ohio State University) are the ONLY accepted forms of payment.
  5. A 24-hour notice is required for a tour cancellation. If 24-hour notice is not given, the group is subject to staffing charges incurred.
  6. Guests may park in the east or west stadium lots, but are required to use the Pay-N-Display machines located in the lots to obtain a temporary parking pass. The Department of Athletics will NOT be responsible for parking citations.
  7. On the day of your reservation, an athletics department staff member will meet you at the North Rotunda of the stadium to begin the tour.
  8. Tour locations may vary because of previously scheduled events.
  9. There is a large amount of walking involved, minimum around the perimeter of the stadium. Tours can be made accessible for those with disabilities.
  10. Children must be 6th grade or older (unless accompanied by the child's parent) to participate in the tour.
  11. Groups are permitted to take photos on the field, but are prohibited from other physical activities (i.e., tossing a football, running across the field).
  12. Absolutely no food or drinks are permitted in the stadium.

Tour Fee

  • Less than 10 people: $100.00/group
  • Adult (more than 10 people): $100.00 for first 10 people + $10.00 for each additional adult
  • Student (more than 10 people): $100.00 for first 10 people + $5.00 for each additional student

Contact Information: To inquire about tour availability, please contact Joel Swaney by phone at 614-688-5991 or by email at swaney.34@osu.edu.

For information on tours of the Jerome Schottenstein Center, please call 1-800-ARENA-01.

Scheduled tours are not provided for any other athletic facilities.

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