Madison Square Garden will spend the summer and fall being transformed into a state-of-the-art entertainment venue as part of the ongoing renovations to turn the adjacent Moynihan Station into the newest central transit hub in New York City, taking over for Pennsylvania Station. The Garden will reopen for events in November 2011.
New York's premier sports arena located atop Penn Station dates back to the late 19th century and has gone through several makeovers since then. Home to the New York Knicks, the New York Liberty and the New York Rangers sports teams, the Garden also serves as a destination venu for all sorts of events. Some notable celebrity performances of yesteryear have included Elvis Presley, Billy Joel, Bob Hope, Bruce Springsteen and Barbra Streisand. And the band that's played there more than any other? The Grateful Dead.
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Madison Square Garden’s All Access Tour allows fans to get an insider’s view of the inner-workings of the World’s Most Famous Arena, providing them with little-known information and rarely seen viewpoints on the legendary showplace. Visitors taking part in the “All Access” one hour tour become a part of one of the busiest and most exciting sports and entertainment facilities in the world and are treated to a host of unique experiences. Visit the Knicks, Rangers and Liberty locker rooms; tour backstage of the Theater at Madison Square Garden; go inside the Star dressing rooms; learn how a basketball court becomes a sheet of ice; witness all the seldom seen build-up to a live event – players practicing, performers in production, casts in rehearsal or crews staging events! You’ll never know what you’ll see on the All Access Tour. Visit their website for up-to-date information on times and price.