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. Puchase Tickets

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

Phone: (516) 231-4848

Official Website: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

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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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Rated 4.2 out of 5Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Star Rating

5 Star Rating For those of you that haven't been here since 2015, you have to come back and check it out. The remake from the original Coliseum from years ago is absolutely incredible. Fully modernized, and every seat has a great view, even in the "nosebleed" section. You feel immersed in the sporting event or performance. It is large, yet intimate. Welcome back, coliseum. !!! All we need now is the Islanders !!!!!!

Steven - 10 days ago

3 Star Rating They have done a great job with the new coliseum but as with all new arenas and stadium the stairs are a deathtrap. I went to monster jam with my 70 year old mother and 4yro son I wouldn't have noticed this otherwise, the stairs have the depth and angle on a roofing ladder and there is not nearly enough railing. Great sight lines but if you are going keep this mind when purchasing your tickets if their is any-kind of mobility issue in your group.

Thomas Speyerer - 15 days ago

5 Star Rating What can I say?!? They say you can't put lipstick on a pig, but they did it!! I'm thoroughly impressed. The place looks incredible. The vendors have a good variety, and it's nice to see the Islanders home once and a while. Can't wait to see more stuff here.

Timothy Cornetto - 1 month ago

4 Star Rating I haven't been to this venue is about 20 yrs. But it was great. We got a great parking spot so can't complain there. Parking was $15 which would probably be my only complaint of the whole experience. The security workers were so nice. The concession stand worker was super nice and the place was extremely clean. My daughter & I had a blast at frozen on ice. Id definitely take her to something else in the future.

Jennifer Russo - 1 month ago


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

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