Madison Square Garden: Exclusive All Access Tour
92 Ratings
New York City
Experience the exclusive All Access Tour of Madison Square Garden, the iconic arena that has hosted rock stars, sports legends, and cultural icons. Get behind-the-scenes access, learn about its history, and discover surprises along the way!
Duration: 1 hour
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Madison Square Garden - Guests receive a 60-minute behind-the-scenes tour of the World’s Most Famous Arena lead by an expert tour guide. Learn about The Garden’s nearly 150-year history, gain access to exclusive areas of the arena, plus much more!
What's Included
  • Free admission for children 5 and under
  • Access to exclusive areas of The Garden
  • Free Wi-Fi inside the building
  • Multilingual follow-along guides (Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese)
  • Defining Moments Exhibits
  • Guidance from a professional tour guide
Additional Information

Join the ranks of famous musicians, acclaimed athletes, and influential figures through the All Access Tour of Madison Square Garden®. Spend an hour exploring the behind-the-scenes of the Globe’s Premier Stage® guided by a seasoned guide. As the heart of some of New York’s admired professional sports teams including the NBA’s New York Knicks and NHL’s New York Rangers, and as the backdrop for countless iconic boxing matches, concerts, and live events, discover the allure of The Garden as a sports and entertainment epicenter. Gain exclusive backstage access to the arena, take a peek inside a plush suite, and get a close look at the architectural marvel of the Chase Bridge’s inverted ceiling. Absorb the nearly 150-year history of The Garden directly from a highly knowledgeable guide, versed in every key narrative and milestone moment. Every tour holds a surprise - will you glimpse the basketball court or the icy rink? A stage under construction? Join the tour and see for yourself!

  • Tour dates are subject to change. Visit for a list of closures and modified hours of operation.
  • Tours in English depart approximately every half hour. Follow along guides are offered in Spanish, Italian, German, French and Portuguese.
  • Tour content is subject to change. Access to the locker rooms, penalty box, dressing rooms and celebrity row are subject to availability. Locker rooms are not available on game days.
  • Your voucher will be valid for up to one year from date of purchase.
  • Your voucher must be exchanged in-person for a timed ticket. Times can be requested but are subject to availability, we recommend arriving within the first hour of operation for best availability.
  • Tours sell out quickly during the high season (March-Sept).
  • Tours run modified hours from 12:15pm-3:00pm on Knicks game days and can close early on concert days
Madison Square Garden
4 Penn Plaza,
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(92 Ratings)
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Feb 13, 2024
Worth it! - Being in the suites and the media bridge. Guide was knowledgeable and gave many interesting facts on the building and history.
Review provided by Viator
Feb 2, 2024
A taste of the Gardem - We chose to complete a tour of MSG as there were no events occurring that we could make it to during our stay in NYC. Our tour guide was incredibly knowledgable about the history of the Garden (which we had no idea about). We enjoyed being able to go into a VIP suit and then go down to the ground floor - which was set up for a hockey game that night. We watched the Vancouver Canucks warming up for their game which was a great experience. I would recommend this tour to anyone who isn't able to get to the garden for an event during their stay but may have an interest in significant events that have happened including sports and music.
Review provided by Tripadvisor
Jan 5, 2024
See the Garden!! - Great tour to see inside where the ice hockey, concerts and basketball is played. You go through all the ticketed areas so you see where corporate sit to the cheapest seats available.
Review provided by Viator
Dec 26, 2023
Best arena in the world - I’m a big wwe fan and I know wwe has history In MSG always seen it on tv I love that I got to take a tour of the world most famous arena, Madison Square Garden
Review provided by Viator
Dec 21, 2023
The tour guide was... - The tour guide was excellent - funny & informative. Being able to look at the locker rooms was interesting.
Review provided by Viator
Dec 20, 2023
Perfect rainy day activity in NYC! - Great to see behind the scenes of MSG. Our guide, Yogi, was excellent. Really knowledgeable and enthusiastic, friendly and inclusive with the whole group. There were around 30 people, didn’t feel rushed and was really good fun. Would highly recommend, perfect rainy day activity in NYC!
Review provided by Tripadvisor
Dec 15, 2023
Fabulous Tour Guide - Our tour experience was truly one to remember. It lasted an hour long and we enjoyed every memorable moments from Muhammad Ali history to seeing suites!! What made our tour was our tour guide yogi (forgive me if I’ve spelt this wrong). From the minute we walked through the door the staff from security to the ticket office were kind, welcoming and friendly. Yogi was incredible, so funny and bubbly and knew all the ins and outs of everything. He was open to every question, searching for answers with his colleagues even if he didn’t know them himself. PLS GIVE THIS MAN HIS TRAVIS SCOTT TICKETS!! Thank you for making this experience memorable just from your personality in itself. 1000% would recommend to anyone visiting New York.
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Dec 12, 2023
MSG Tour - My husband and I took the MSG behind the scenes tour. Our tour guide was well educated and made the tour interesting. For a 60-minute tour, we saw a lot and learned a lot about MSG.
Review provided by Tripadvisor
Jan 27, 2024
Pretty Good - It was good, thought we see more of the stadium. The guide was good and knowledgeable. I’ve done this tour before and saw more.
Review provided by Viator
Jan 30, 2024
Terrible - All tours were cancelled without any warning! I went all the way to the Garden just to learn that no tours would be taking place the rest of the day.
Review provided by Viator
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up to 14 guests
1 Adult
April 2024