A tour at Ford Field provides an opportunity that NFL fans won't want to miss out on. At the home of the Detroit Lions they can head behind the scenes to see where the players prepare themselves for game day and experience a side of the stadium that most spectators usually aren't privy to.
The stadium itself is certainly impressive covering about 1.8 million square feet providing space for up to 80,000 people at full capacity; the design even incorprates a pre-exisiting six-story warehouse from the 1920s which now serves to hold the majority of suites and corporate boxes at the Field's southern end. It's
Things to Do
- Each tour will lead you for an hour through the inner workings of Ford Field. You will pass through a Ford Field Suite, the media and press rooms, the coaches' box and one of the players' locker rooms.
- Visitors also get a chance to walk down the player's tunnel and onto the field itself.
- If you want even more time our on the playing field you can book a mini-clinic a month in advance where you can practise passing, kicking and catching for a half an hour right where the Lions play.
Ford Field Tours Insider Tips
- Public walk up tours of Ford Field are available at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from September through to December and on Mondays and Fidays only from January through to August.
- On match days parking at Ford Field can be tricky so if you plan on seeing a game check their tips on parking first.
- Children under the age of 5 can get in for free.