Located atop Pennsylvania Station, Madison Square Garden is a multipurpose indoor sports venue that hosts thousands of visitors every year. The arena also presents concerts and events. Renovations in 2011, 2012, and 2013 added interactive ticket kiosks and exhibits of photography and art on the walls leading to the arena's entrance. You can tour the facility even if you don't have tickets to an event--visit the venue's website to discover details about all-access tour of the arena. Using our world travel planner, New York City attractions like Madison Square Garden can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Madison Square Garden reviews
What more could I say but it was a awesome experience on February 20th. I made reservations several weeks before for handicap seating, as my wife was recovery from a knee replacement 12 days before..... more »
I went to see the Knicks play & had a great time. The seats were & view were great. Only downside was the price of beer/food & the long wait to get in prior to tip off but that's two issues that you..... more »
Perfect venue for a concert. Staff was extremely helpful and nice. Seats were incredible- sold out show and didn’t seem too crowded at all. Staff was all over offering to help and move people along. Everything was very clean! Food was surprisingly good and they had plenty of merchandise. They had escalators going up but after the show we had to walk down the stairs or wait for the elevator.
Great venue to see concerts as most seating has good views. If you're not super tall I recommend staying off the GA floor and go for tickets that are in sections 116 - 118 / 106 - 108, 210-212/ 223-225 for best views. Also good for NY Rangers hockey games. Sound is good except if you're far away or high up but that's a typical law of physics and sound travel. The only downsides are exorbitant prices on beer and snacks. Like $12 a beer I believe. Gouging! Tip: don't hang around when the show ends. Get to the nearest exit ASAP to avoid being stuck like cattle on the stairs. You'll still have a crowd but early birds suffer much less! I recommend this venue! P.S. ENTRANCE IS ON 7TH AVE BETWEEN 31ST & 33RD ST.
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