Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is home to the famous New York Islanders NHL Hockey team

Nassau Coliseum is home to the New York Islanders
Nassau Coliseum is home to the New York Islanders cc licensed photo by dougtone

Located nearly 20 miles east of New York City on Long Island the Nassau Coliseum is included in our collection especially for hockey fans, as it is the home to the New York Islanders NHL team. If you want to take in an Islanders home game during your visit to New York, this is where you must go.

Often just called "The Coliseum", it seats for 16,250 for hockey and somewhat more for other events. Like most arena's the Nassau Coliseum hosts a number of other sporting events and music concerts throughout the year.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: Yes - Varies by event.

Address: 1255 Hempstead Tpke, Uniondale, NY 11553, USA

Official Website: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Reviews

Rated 4.3 out of 5 Star Rating

5 Star Rating Very nice place to go for sports. We've been watching the Riptide lacrosse game tonight and had a great time. They even have an outdoor smoking section, unlike most other public places nowadays. The food was good as well. Very nice atmosphere and a happy crowd.
Decebal Adamescu - a month ago

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4 Star Rating Had a great time visiting for the hot wheels monster truck show with my 5 year old son and my father in law. The venue was clean, safe, and convenient. It was pretty outrageous that they charged $35 for parking though. If you don’t want to pay, what will you do? Just walk half a mile?
Robert Reynolds - 2 months ago

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4 Star Rating We went to see Hot wheels monster truck. It was a good first show. The cars are illuminated This is our 2nd time seeing a monster truck show.
Megs - 2 months ago

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3 Star Rating I purchased a Groupon for the Jurassic Quest “exhibit” at Nassau Coliseum this weekend. The price was reasonable. Parking was easy (just keep in mind there is a parking fee). The security staff was very friendly. Upon entering there is a large area with mechanical dinosaurs. Each “quest spot” had televisions with information about the dinosaurs which was pretty cool. There is an area with more activities which include: bouncy houses, dig stations, Dino arts and crafts, a mini Dino theater. The food options were limited. There was an option of buying an unlimited wrist band which I recommend if you’re child wants to go on or participate in multiple attractions. I feel that this place is tailored more for the 2-8(at most) age group.
Stephanie - a year ago

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Railroad and Bus Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) plus N70, N71, or N72 Hempstead Station12 MInutes

How to get to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum by Railroad and Bus

Take the Long Island Rail Road from Penn Station (Manhattan), the Atlantic Terminal (Brooklyn) or Jamaica Station (Queens) to Hempstead Station and walk south one block to Hempstead Bus Terminal on West Columbia Street and take either the N70, N71, or N72, which will drop you off on Hempstead Turnpike opposite the Nassau Coliseum. (8 minutes walking and about 11 minutes on the bus not including wait time).

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