2016 is a monumental year in the franchise history of the Minnesota Vikings as US Bank Stadium will open it's doors for the first time and become the new home of the Minnesota Vikings.

Now many people have already forgot the things that made them dislike the old Metrodome so we thought we might remind them real quick so they can make sure and apprecaite how great US Bank Stadium truly is.

So how does the new Vikings Stadium stack up against the old Metrodome? Take a look for yourself.

MALL OF AMERICA FIELDFACTSNEW VIKINGS STADIUM
1982Year Opened2016
$55 MillionCost to Build$975 Million
900,000Stadium Square Footage1,750,000
3Seating/Club/Suite Levels7
64,000Total Seating Capacity65,400 (Expandable to 72,000)
243Club Seats8,000
1Club Lounges7
87SuitesUp to 116
190Wheelchair & Companion Seats658
0Vikings Hall of Legends1
0Team Retail Stores2
0Restaurant1
24 Feet Avg.Concourse Width32-50 Feet
435Restroom Fixtures979
313 (231 Fixed)Central Concession Points of Sale430 (336 Feet)
2/646Videoboards/Total Square Footage2/12,560
280Hi-Definition TVs800
NoWireless InternetYes
3Elevators11
0Escalators34
0Interior Pedestrian Ramp1
546Premium Parking Spaces2,400