The Scottish Rugby Union bought 19 acres of land from Edinburgh Polo Club to build the venue.
It has hosted many memorable games particularly against fierce rivals England which was the first team to visit this ground.
Murrayfield Stadium is a sports stadium, located in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It is the largest stadium in Scotland and the fifth-largest stadium in the United Kingdom. It is also known as BT Murrayfield Stadium. The construction of the stadium was completed in 1925. It mostly hosts rugby union and has also hosted the Scottish Hydro Electric Cup, Pro12 and Heineken Cup matches. It is the home ground of Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), Edinburgh Rugby and formerly the Edinburgh Sevens and Scottish Claymores. Murrayfield is in a rectangular shape, surrounded by 100 meters track. There are 124 seats reserved for disabled supporters and special provision of parking for disabled. During the time of construction, it took two years to build a stand and three embankments. Apart from sporting events, it has also hosted artists such as Tina Turner, U2, The Rolling Stones, Celine Dion, James Brown, Texas, The Proclaimers,Oasis, Bon Jovi, Madonna, One Direction and Foo Fighters.
Its record attendance of 104,000 in 1975 stood as the world record until 1999.
In 1994, Murrayfield underwent a renovation that cost £50-million with floodlights.
Murrayfield started seeking a name sponsor from the month of October in 2012.
In 2014, the natural grass of the field was replaced with a “Desso” surface.
In May 2014, the naming rights deal was signed with British Telecom (BT), resulting in the official name changed to BT Murrayfield Stadium.