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Nassau Veterans Memorial ColiseumNew York Islanders

1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY, 11553

    Can a Hockey Arena Survive Once the Hockey Team Moves Out?

    Posted August 22, 2013

    The soon-to-be former home of the Islanders may...Read More...

    Coliseum plan goes to lawmakers for vote on Sept. 23

    Posted September 10, 2013

    The $229 million proposal to renovate the Nassa...Read More...

    Coliseum vote set for Monday

    Posted September 19, 2013

    Following unanimous approval by the Nassau Coun...Read More...

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    Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is home to the NHL's New York Islanders. It is one of the oldest stadiums in the NHL. It is also known as Nassau Coliseum and The Coliseum. The coliseum opened in 1972 with construction costs of $32 million. The stadium used to be home to the NBA Nets back in the 70's. The coliseum can hold 16,170 for Islanders hockey games, 17,260 for basketball, and 18,100 for music concerts. When the stadium opened its hockey seating capacity was only 14,665. Nassau Coliseum is located on an old army base. The Islanders have said that they plan to move to Barclays Center after their contract is up in 2015. Forest City Enterprises has plans to renovate the coliseum.

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    Venue

    • Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
      1255 Hempstead Turnpike   Uniondale, NY 11553
      Call at (516) 794-9303

    Venue Details

    • 1972
    • $32
    • Nassau County, NY
    • Indoor
    • Welton Beckett & Associates
    • Yes
    • Center-hung
    • Yes
    • Must find a Guest Services attendant.
    • Ice
    • 16234

    Dimensions

  • ATMs

    • Box Office Lobby to the right of the elevators
    • Across from Gate 10 on Concourse

    Gates

  • Parking:

    • Adjacent to facility - General

      • $7.00/Cars, $14.00/Buses & RV's
      • No
  • Upcoming Events

    • No event is scheduled here.

  • Merchandise:

    • Standard Concessions

      • Throughout facility
      • -
    • Guest Services

      • Next to Box Office
      • -
    • Official New York Islanders Merchandise

      • Box Office Lobby, Concourses at Gates 8, 11, 14 and 18
      • -
    • Can a Hockey Arena Survive Once the Hockey Team Moves Out?

      2013-08-22 15:29:53

      The soon-to-be former home of the Islanders may...Read More...

    • Coliseum plan goes to lawmakers for vote on Sept. 23

      2013-09-10 12:57:41

      The $229 million proposal to renovate the Nassa...Read More...

    • Coliseum vote set for Monday

      2013-09-19 12:22:55

      Following unanimous approval by the Nassau Coun...Read More...

    • Nassau Coliseum renovation plan passes unanimously

      2013-09-24 12:30:57

      The Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously...Read More...

    • Plan to Transform Nassau Coliseum to an Entertainment Center App

      2013-09-26 13:44:55

      On Tuesday the Nassau County Legislature approv...Read More...

  • Policies

    General Info

    • N
    • All items are subject to search
    • Y
    • Designated outside areas

    Carry-In Restrictions

    • Permitted. No video. For personal-use only.
    • Prohibited
    • Prohibited
    • Permitted. Must be small
    • Prohibited
    • Prohibited

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