There is no better way to inspire your student group than on an History educational trip to New York. We offer specialist programmes and study visits and workshops especially for schools, sixth forms and college groups, all at the best prices and with our dedicated and experienced team. As well as having some of the most iconic sights and landmarks in the world, our History trips to New York also offer a fantastic range of stimulating educational visits including Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, plus the chance to learn about American political history an the civil rights movement.
Ellis Island and the National Immigration Museum
Iconic Empire State building panoramic views
9/11 Tribute and Memorial museums
Great choice of themed restaurants and diners
Possible multi-centre tour with Washington DC and even Philadelphia
Subject Specific Visits
9/11 Tribute Museum
This most thought-provoking museums provides visitors with the chance to learn factual information about the events of 9/11, the unprecedented rescue and recovery and the rebuilding of lower Manhattan and people’s lives.
Manhattan Walking Tours
We can arrange for exert guided walking tours of Manhattan. Experience its fascinating history, from how the city and nation began as a Dutch outpost, to colonial stronghold, and how 9/11 transformed the city forever.
Meet a Civil Rights Movement Veteran
Learn first-hand from a Veteran of the Civil Rights Movement. We can arrange for you to meet and have a presentation by someone active in social justice struggles in the height of the campaign in the 1960s.
Museum of the City of New York
Founded in 1923 by Henry Collins, this interesting museum celebrates and preserves the history of NYC and it people, especially in terms of culture and diversity.
The Tenement Museum
A fascinating trip through history, the Tenement museums charts the journey through of the American immigrant, offering a range of insights and walking tours on the lower east side of the city.
The Jewish Museum
Located on the Upper East Side on 5th Avenue this thought provoking museum shows art and artefacts celebrating the diverse contribution made by the Jewish culture.
Other Top Visits
Empire State Building
Set in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, take a trip up the most iconic observation deck in the world and marvel at the 360° panoramic views across amazing New York City and beyond.
Top of the Rock
An equalling compelling visit and in some ways even better, with a larger observation deck, interactive displays and tremendous views across the city, including Central Park and of course the Empire State Building.
Statue of Liberty
Surely the most memorable image of New York “Liberty enlightening the World” is a must visit for student groups visiting the city. Combine with a fascinating audio guided tour of Ellis Island.
Central Park Ice Skating
We can provide discounted tickets for our groups including skate hire, jumping the usual queues and an hour on the ice. Enjoy this fabulous evening activity in stunning Central Park.
The High Line
A fascinating public park built on the site of a historic freight line and elevated above the streets of Manhattan. Well worth a visit during your stay to see Manhattan from a new angle!
Morning departure from UK. Afternoon arrival in New York. Transfer to your hotel and check in. A bit of free time before evening meal at Hard Rock Café.
Morning make your way to Battery Park to take the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island National Immigration Museum.
Afternoon visit to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
Evening meal at Planet Hollywood.
Head downtown to enjoy a morning visit to the Tenement Museum.
Grab some lunch before an amazing opportunity to have a talk by and meet a Civil Rights Movement veteran.
Freshen up before an early dinner and then on to a possible evening Broadway show.
Morning visit to the Empire State Building. Enjoy amazing panoramic views of the city.
Return with some free time for shopping before afternoon transfer back to the airport for overnight flight home.
Morning arrival back in the UK.
Where to Stay
Most accommodations in New York offer a room-only basis, however, a few will include breakfast into the package which is a real bonus for groups. There are also always plenty of local restaurants at good value for money nearby. If budget is really tight the YMCAs are options, however upgrades to high quality hotels such as the Manhattan at Times Square, Ameritania and Edison are available on request. Please let our account manager know and we will give you a range of options to choose from on your educational trip to New York with us.