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

Official Website: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Fee: Yes - Varies by event.

Open Now

Regular Hours:
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website.

  • Monday: 9:30 am - 4:45 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:30 am - 4:45 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30 am - 4:45 pm
  • Thursday: 9:30 am - 4:45 pm
  • Friday: 9:30 am - 4:45 pm

Category: Stadiums & Arenas

Address: 1255 Hempstead Tpke
Uniondale, NY 11553

Phone: (516) 231-4848


Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 8 Reviews.

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4 Star Rating I have been coming here for years, no, DECADES, and I still love it. The renovations made it even better. Yes, there are newer and more modern arenas... Read More

Cosmo W. Feb-01-2023

4 Star Rating I have not been here since 2019 and before that, 2017. The Colosseum underwent renovations, a number of years ago and the places is so clean and stunning... Read More

Bianca W. Nov-14-2022

5 Star Rating I love The Coliseum. I grew up with The Barn. Great time to write a review, before the bitter end. My first concert was The Kinks in 79. Ahhhh the memories... Read More

Andrew G. Nov-17-2022

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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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Nassau Stadium comes alive in this short video when the New York Islanders beat the Penguins in a playoff game

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