When was the last Vikings game in the Metrodome?
December 29, 2013
On December 29, 2013, the Vikings played their final game at the Metrodome, a 14–13 victory over the Detroit Lions.
When did the Vikings get a new stadium?
July 22, 2016
U.S. Bank Stadium
|Opened||July 22, 2016|
|Construction cost||$1.061 billion|
|Architect||HKS, Inc. Vikings Stadium Consortium (Studio Hive, Studio Five & Lawal Scott Erickson Architects Inc.)|
|Project manager||Hammes Company|
What happened to the Metrodome?
12, 2010 when the Metrodome collapsed in Minneapolis before the Vikings-Giants game. Just after 5 a.m. on a game day, the Metrodome’s roof collapsed under the immense weight of snow and ice built up on its billowy surface.
When was the Metrodome demolished?
The Vikings had to play their final home game of the season at the Detroit Lions’ home stadium of Ford Field. The Metrodome had to have its roof replaced and would not be used again until August 2011. The final collapse of the Metrodome came in 2014, when it was demolished.
Do the Vikings and Twins share a Stadium?
Although it may not have been the best ballpark in baseball, some fans came to love its quirks by its closing in 2009. The Twins have called Minneapolis home since 1961, playing there first two decades at Metropolitan Stadium. Located in Bloomington, MN the Twins shared this stadium with the Minnesota Vikings (NFL).
Is the U.S. Bank Stadium roof retractable?
Transparent is the New Retractable Roof. It is easy to see why the U.S. Bank Stadium field is so bright, with 60 percent of the roof being transparent, allowing in natural daylight.
What year did the Metrodome close?
12, 2010 when the Metrodome collapsed in Minneapolis before the Vikings-Giants game. Little did the Vikings know the events that would unfold just around the corner. Just after 5 a.m. on a game day, the Metrodome’s roof collapsed under the immense weight of snow and ice built up on its billowy surface.