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.

SCHEDULING A TOUR

  • two-week notice is required to schedule a tour. Cannot schedule tours more than six months in advance.
  • Tours can be scheduled year-round by appointment only on Monday through Thursday at any time between 9:00am and 3:00pm (last tour can start at 3:00pm). A typical tour lasts 1.5 hours.
  • Tours are not available on the Thursday of a home Football weekend. Tours are not available on university holidays.
  • There are no add-ons to another group’s tour.
  • 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.
  • See contact information below to inquire about tour availability and please provide specific dates and times.

TOUR FEE

  • Less than 10 people: $100.00
  • Adult (more than 10 people): $100.00 for firs 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
  • Payment is required on the day of the tour.
  • Check or Money Order (made out to The Ohio State University) are the ONLY accepted forms of payment.
  • The Department of Athletics cannot offer a stadium tour as a donation item.
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TOUR GUIDELINES

  • 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. Click here for more information on Pay-N-Display.
  • 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.
  • Tour locations may vary because of previously scheduled events.
  • There is a large amount of walking involved, minimum around the perimeter of the stadium. Tours can be made accessible for those with disabilities.
  • Children must be 6th grade or older (unless accompanied by the child’s parent) to participate in the tour.
  • 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).
  • Absolutely no food or drinks are permitted in the stadium.

Contact Information: To inquire about tour availability, please contact Cassie Bernard by phone at 614-247-6713 or by email at bernard.109@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.