Take a look inside the new Mini Mile High Stadium

Season ticket holders get exclusive access
Posted at 7:16 PM, Aug 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-18 23:03:54-04

DENVER -- For the first time, we're getting a look inside the miniature Mile High Stadium built on the northside parking lot at Sports Authority Field, in the exact spot where the old stadium once stood.

"It was a dream of management of the Broncos, of the stadium for several years," said Jay Roberts, the general manager of Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

It's a tribute to the old stadium, and all of its rich history while serving as the Broncos home from 1960-2000.

"I don't know anyone else in the country, maybe anyone else in the world, who actually built a model replica of their stadium," said Roberts.

At just 3,000 square feet, the Mile High Monument is one-eighth of the actual stadium and can fit up to 300 people.

Ten things you'll find inside:

1. 165 original Mile High Stadium seats

Fans can sit in the original seats that had been kept in storage underneath the new stands at Sports Authority Field.


2. Miniature Bucky

Crews placed Bucky on top of the monument on Thursday.

3.  Replica scoreboard

A miniature Bucky sits on top of a replica scoreboard. The original Bucky from the old Mile High Stadium was moved and is currently a part of the new Sports Authority Field.

4. 15-inch x 6-foot-2 Video board

A giant screen will play back historic moments for fans to enjoy.

"Twenty-five of the great moments in Mile High history, which will include Broncos and some non-Broncos related stories," said Roberts.

The Broncos also said they hope to use the screen as a place for fans to watch away games.

5. Barrel Man Statue 

6. Replica South Stands Bleachers

This was an area known to house the most rowdy fans at old Mile High. The stands would often shake as fans pounded on the ground and were located directly above the Visitor's Locker Room.

7. Great moments in Mile High Stadium history

Inside placards detail some of the greatest moments in Mile High stadium history. One describes how from the start of the 1970 season through the preseason, the Broncos have sold out every home game, making Denver the only longtime National Football League team to have sold out every home game it has played as an NFL member.

8. Dimmable LED stadium lighting

LED stadium lighting helps gives the replica a real stadium feel.

9. Painted concrete field

A 12 yards x 6 yards painted field sits in the middle of the 3,000 square foot replica stadium.

10. 241 person seating capacity

The monument can accommodate up to 300 people, but has a total of 241 seats with 165 stadium seats, and 71 seats in the replica south stand bleachers.

Season ticket holders will get exclusive access to the Mile High Monument on Saturday, while fans can start experiencing it this season. The monument is free and open to the public.

The Broncos said it will open 30 minutes after the parking lots open on game day.

However, they're encouraging anyone who really wants to enjoy it to tour the monument on non-game days during the week from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

"What I'm really excited about is people who were season ticket holders, people who spent every Sunday all winter rooting on their team to be able to seat in an old seat and immediately get all of those memories flooding back to them and remember what it was like to be at old Mile High stadium," said Roberts.


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