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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Home of the Olympics and a stunning facility that is iconic in Los Angeles. I have done several large "live" projects in this space and it has a unique feel all it's own. Worth a visit....they do have guided tours.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old stadium in downtown LA. Parking during football games is expensive. Overall it is well maintained and the atmosphere is awesome. Right next to Metro station.

Thank jwidjj
Reviewed 7 December 2017

My wife and I took a tour of the Coliseum and our tour guide was Bob. Fortunately for us we were the only people that were there for the tour so Bob was able to offer us a great tour and on top of that...More

Thank MichaelLong1963
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Lot of history in the stadium, built for the 1932 Olympics and they even light the torch during football games. We walked on so easy to get in and out of. Paid 30 bucks for parking at some one's home a few blocks away and...More

Thank radar60
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We went to see the rams and the saints play. Easy to park about a 10 minute walk to the collisuem. Plenty of food options. Many rest rooms. Seats are just fine we were in row 19 , section 20. A great game and experience.

1  Thank Colby R
Reviewed 21 November 2017 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 20 November 2017

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 8 November 2017

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 6 November 2017 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 24 October 2017

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
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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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