New York STEM

5 days /3 nights

From only £821pp

Overview

5 days /3 nights From only £821pp

New York’s science museums and technology exhibits offer students an opportunity to learn about the world around them.

It’s also an excellent cross-curricular choice, so join up with another class to save money.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • 1:15 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Flight to New York. Trip up Empire State Building

  • Day 2

    NBC Studios tour in the morning followed by Cooper-Hewitt design museum

  • Day 3

    Visit to the NY Hall of Science Followed by Paley Centre for Media visit

  • Day 4

    Statue Cruise. Flight back to UK

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Enjoy a behind-the-scenes access to the studios where popular shows are made.
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. It presents exhibitions and educational programs and maintains active publications. Collections include more than 210,000 design objects and a world-class design library.
  • The New York Hall of Science is New York City’s only hands-on science and technology centre. It presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and math.
  • The Paley Center for Media, with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.
  • The Museum of the Moving Image is a media museum located in Queens in a former building now known as the Kaufman Astoria Studios. It advances the understanding, enjoyment, and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media by presenting exhibitions, education programs, significant moving-image works, and interpretive programs, and collecting and preserving moving-image related artifacts.
  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck offers the finest panoramic vistas of New York City thanks to this – and its spacious 360-degree indoor and outdoor decks. The deck officially opened its doors to the public in 2005 after a complete renovation.
  • As one of the most iconic buildings in America, the Empire State Building is unforgettable. For those who don’t mind travelling to the top of the tallest building in New York, the viewing deck on the 102nd floor offers stunning 360 degree views of the city. Don’t forget your camera!
  • This groundbreaking theatrical experience comes to life in the heart of Times Square. Both a tour and live show, The Ride is an entertainment experience that transforms the streets of New York into a stage. The city’s iconic landmarks presented to audience members face sideways out of floor-to-ceiling glass windows, delivering panoramic and vertical views of Manhattan.
  • Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in Rockefeller Center. Movie premieres and feature runs have occasionally taken place, but the focus of the theater throughout the year is now on concerts and live stage shows.