About the Superior Dome

Superior Dome

Superior Dome

  • Located on the campus of Northern Michigan University
  • Opened September 14, 1991
  • World's largest wooden dome
  • 5.1 acres under one roof
  • Height equal to a 14-story building
  • Constructed of 781 douglas fir beams and 108.5 miles of fir decking
  • Permanent seating capacity: 8,000
  • Building Capacity:16,000
  • Locker rooms and class rooms completed in 1995