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Williams ArenaMinnesota Golden Gophers

1925 SE University Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55455
    Williams Arena is home to the University of Minnesota's NCAA Basketball team, the Gophers. The stadium opened in 1928 with original construction costs of only $650,000. The stadium has been renovated several times and has a multi-surface playing court. The stadium is nicknamed The Barn and popularly referred to as such. In addition to basketball the stadium also hosts gymnastics, volleyball and wrestling events. The stadium has a seating capacity of 14,625 in what is known as the arena proper and 5,700 in the sports pavilion. The stadium added a new Daktronics video board with LED rings above and below it. The stadium's court is two feet above the floor around it. The stadium building is divided into two stadiums, the sports pavilion which is for the volleyball, wrestling, and gymnastics (previously for hockey), and the Arena proper which is where the NCAAA Basketball games take place.

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    Venue

    • Williams Arena
      1925 SE University Ave   Minneapolis, MN 55455
      Call at (612) 625-5845

    Venue Details

    • 1928
    • $650,000
    • University of Minnesota Twin Cities
    • Indoor
    • Clarence H. Johnston, Sr.
    • Minnesota Field House
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Wood
    • 14625

    Dimensions

  • ATMs

    • Main concourse area behind Section 108

    Gates

    • Main Entrance

      • South side of the facility, on U
      • Yes
    • Main Entrance

      • West side of the facility, on Oa
      • Yes
  • Parking:

    • On Site - General

      • No
  • Upcoming Events

    • No event is scheduled here.

  • Merchandise:

    • Snack Shack

      • Located in the concourse area behind Sections 102, 105, 110, 114, and 117
      • -
    • Famous Daves

      • Behind Section 108
      • -
    • Kemps Ice Cream

      • Behind Sections 107 and 115
      • -
    • Maui Wowi

      • Behind Section 117
      • -
    • Subway

      • Behind Sections 102 and 119
      • -
    • Palermos Pizza

      • Behind Sections 112 and 120
      • -
    • Dino's

      • Behind Section 119
      • -
  • Policies

    General Info

    • N
    • Unknown
    • N

    Carry-In Restrictions

    • Bags larger than 8 ½’ x 11” are prohibited
    • Non-flash still cameras are permitted
    • Prohibited
    • Prohibited
    • Permitted if they can fit into a small bag

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