When did the roof of the Metrodome collapse?

Dec. 12, 2010Dec. 12, 2010, the Metrodome stadium’s roof collapsed due to an extreme snowstorm.

When did they tear down the Metrodome?

Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

Broke ground December 20, 1979
Opened April 3, 1982
Closed December 29, 2013
Demolished January 18, 2014 – April 17, 2014

When did the Minnesota Vikings roof collapse?

10 Year Anniversary of Metrodome Collapse. View photos from Dec. 12, 2010 when the Metrodome collapsed in Minneapolis before the Vikings-Giants game.

What NFL stadium has the roof collapse?

The Metrodome was one of the more unique NFL stadiums that ever existed. “The Thunderdome” opened in 1982 as a replacement for the Metropolitan Stadium, which housed the Minnesota Vikings and MLB’s Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis.

Why did they tear down the Metrodome?

The Metrodome was demolished, of course, to make way for U.S. Bank Stadium—the new home of the Minnesota Golden Gophers Baseball Team. The Gophers, if you remember, used to share The Dome with the Twins back in the day.

How many times did the Metrodome roof collapse?

The Metrodome’s roof had collapsed four previous times before its fifth and final in 2010. The first time it collapsed was in 1981, before the stadium was even open. The second was during its inaugural year in 1982. The third collapse was in 1983.

Why doesn’t Target Field have a roof?

The Metrodome Roof Collapse: The Inside Story of One of the …

When did the Silverdome roof collapse?


Heavy snow caused the Pontiac Silverdome roof to collapse back in 1985 — this WDIV archive video shows the damage from inside and out.

What is the biggest stadium in the world?

Rungrado 1st of May Stadium

Rungrado 1st of May Stadium, Pyongyang

The Rungrado 1st of May Stadium, also known as the Rungrado May Day Stadium, is the largest stadium in the world. It can officially accommodate 150,000 spectators.

Which NFL stadium has the largest capacity?

So, which is the biggest NFL stadium? MetLife Stadium in New Jersey takes the top spot with an officially listed capacity of 82,500 seats.

What is the oldest NFL stadium?

Soldier Field

Soldier Field in Chicago, home of the Chicago Bears is the oldest stadium in the league having opened in 1924. The stadium that has been used the longest by an NFL team is Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers since 1957.

What’s the smallest NFL stadium?

Soldier Field

There are 30 stadiums in the NFL. Three stadiums have a base capacity of at least 80,000. Soldier Field is the smallest NFL stadium.