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New York

There is no better way to inspire your student group than on an History educational trip to New York. We offers 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

United Nations Headquarters

Take a behind the scenes tour of the UN, discovering more about the positive impact it has on the world and even having the chance to interact with key speakers. Booking fills up very quickly so don't delay if you are considering this visit.

Ellis Island National Immigration Museum

Great value and an unforgettable way to understand how the USA became the great melting pot it is today. Take the liberty ferry to alight at Liberty Island, followed by a boat ride down to Ellis Island where we provide audio guided visits for your group.

9/11 Memorial & Museum

The 9/11 memorial museums serves as the primary institution concerned with the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of the events and it’s relevance today.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Empire State Building
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Top of the Rock
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Statue of Liberty
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Broadway Show
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Central Park Ice Skating
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The High Line

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

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.

Day 2

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.

Day 3

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.

Day 4

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.

Day 5

Morning arrival back in the UK.

Where to Stay

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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.

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fantastic trip to New York

We had a fantastic trip to New York, so thank you to you & your team for all your arrangements. It all went very smoothly. Special mention of the civil rights veteran talk which was inspiring.

Esher College

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