Madison Square Garden Tour Experience

Discover the home of the Knicks and Rangers with an all-access tour.

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Madison Square Garden All Access Tour

What you'll do

Enjoy an all-access tour of the world's most famous arena Madison Square Garden® with The New York Pass®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass. 
  • 60-minute behind-the-scenes guided tour of the Madison Square Garden arena included.
  • Your pass also gives you access to many more attractions in New York, so don't forget to check them out!

This legendary venue has hosted unforgettable boxing matches, iconic concerts and live events, as well as being home to the NBA's New York Knicks and the NHL's New York Rangers. Now its your turn to follow in the footsteps of the greats, on this 60-minute Madison Square Garden Tour Experience. Uncover the secrets that make The Garden an icon for sport and entertainment alike, as you stroll through exclusive backstage areas, luxury suites, and across the Chase Bridge, giving a unique view of the arena's concave ceiling. 

If you're planning a trip to New York City and looking for a unique experience that combines history, sports, and entertainment, then a Madison Square Garden tour should be on your itinerary. Known affectionately as MSG, Madison Square Garden is one of the world's most iconic venues, hosting countless unforgettable concerts, sports events, and other spectacles over the years.

Whether you're a sports enthusiast, a music lover, or simply someone who appreciates the rich history of New York City, a Madison Square Garden tour is a must-visit attraction. As you walk through the hallowed halls of this iconic venue, you'll gain a newfound appreciation for the unforgettable moments that have unfolded within its walls.

Don't miss your chance to experience the magic of MSG on your next trip to the Big Apple!

Madison Square Garden facts

  • In 1972, Elvis Presley made music history by becoming the first entertainer to sell out four consecutive shows at the garden
  • Billy Joel has played more concerts than any other artist at any other arena in the world
  • The first Muhammad Ali - Joe Frazier bout was held at Madison Square Garden
  • Michael Jordan played his first professional game at the garden against the Knicks to a standing ovation


Q. What is Madison Square Garden?
A. Madison Square Garden (MSG) is an iconic entertainment and sports venue in Manhattan, New York City. It has been hosting some of the world's biggest acts, games, and events since 1879.

Q. What type of entertainment does MSG host?
A. MSG hosts a variety of entertainment including concerts from top music artists, live theatre productions, international sports competitions like boxing matches, NHL hockey games and more!

Q. How long has Madison Square Garden been a New York institution?
A. Madison Square Garden first opened its doors in 1879 making it one of NYC’s oldest ongoing establishments!

Know before you go

Getting in

Please present your pass at the tour desk in Chase Square and you will be given a ticket for the next available timeslot. You can request a specific time that day, but this is not guaranteed and is dependent on availability. For the best availability we reccommend arriving to book your slot in the first hour of operations.

Madison Square Garden visitor information

  • Tours are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes ahead of your tour time.
  • Tour times are limited during sports games.
  • The tour schedule is subject to change. Please visit the Madison Square Garden Tours website for a list of closures.
  • Tour content is subject to change. Limited availability to Knicks and Ranger's locker rooms.
  • Children under the age of five go for free.

For more information visit the MSG website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Daily: 10:30AM to 2PM 

March 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 23, 27, 28 – no tours
March 12, 25 the tour runs from 12:15-3:00 pm due to Knicks games


Closings & holidays

The tour schedule is subject to change without notice. 

Please note that during Knicks home games, tours run from 12:15PM to 3PM. Visit the Madison Square Garden official website for the most up-to-date tour schedule, modifications, and closures.

Madison Square Garden Tour Experience

(212) 465-6741

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