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Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, stands out as a distinctive baseball stadium, home to the Houston Astros. Renowned for its retractable roof, it ensures perfect playing conditions regardless of the weather, with a seating capacity of over 41,000. The park uniquely features a vintage, full-sized train on tracks above left field, celebrating Houston's historic Union Station upon which the park is built.

Its architectural design blends modern elements with classic ballpark aesthetics, including the notable brick facade. The field is known for its asymmetrical outfield and a hill in center field, offering a unique challenge to players. The interior is equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system and large video boards, enhancing the game-day experience. Fans enjoy diverse local culinary options, reflecting Houston's rich food culture, making Minute Maid Park a vibrant, fan-friendly venue.

Division:
AL West
Opened:
April 7, 2000
Capacity:
41,168
Home Dugout:
First Baseline
Visitor Dugout:
Third Baseline
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Entry Policy

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Liquid

You are allowed to bring in one factory sealed bottle of water that is one liter or less.

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Food

You are allowed to bring in food as long it fits in one clear plastic one-gallon bag.

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Bags

Bags and backpacks are prohibited (exceptions for manufacturer designed diaper bags accompanying an infant and medical bags and other bags used for medical reasons may be granted if they are within the MLB bag-size requirements not to exceed 16" x 16" x 8").

Backpacks used as diaper bags will not be permitted into the ballpark.

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