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 ColiseumFee: Yes. Puchase Tickets
Category: Stadiums & Arenas
1255 Hempstead Tpke
Uniondale, NY 11553
Phone: (516) 231-4848
Katherine P. Jul-12-2019
I attended a hockey game here, and it has some pluses and minuses compared to other arenas I've been to. The good: lots of parking if you are driving here... Read More
Ryan C. Jul-09-2019
1255 Hempstead Tpke. Fort Neverlose. The Old Barn, it's been called many names. Nassau Coliseum is a classic. Parking may be hell and so is getting into... Read More
Bill S. Mar-04-2019
I saw Billy Joel for the New Years Eve performance. Here's why the coliseum now gets a one star review: *$40* parking fee?! You corrupt animals. Stevie... Read More
Accommodations near Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum:
|Railroad and Bus Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) plus N70, N71, or N72||Hempstead Station||12 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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