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.

Closed Now

Regular Hours:
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website, especially where Covid restrictions are in effect.

  • Monday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Category: Professional Sports Teams

Address: 1255 Hempstead Turnpike
Uniondale, NY 11553

Phone: (844) 546-3871

Reviews

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 24 Reviews.

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5 Star Rating If you're looking for a great adorable family experience and you happen to like basketball these games are perfect. Plus if you become a long island nets... Read More

Theo W. Dec-11-2019

5 Star Rating COURTSIDE!!! She drops the mic & walks away! I mean really! What more needs to be said? I felt like Billy Crystal & Spike Lee for those brief few hours.... Read More

Christina J. Dec-04-2018

5 Star Rating What a surprise to learn that there was a basketball team playing in the Nassau Coliseum affiliated with the National Basketball Association Brooklyn Nets.... Read More

Andrew C. Nov-29-2018

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Directions

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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