History in New York

New York has had a fascinating history and an educational history study trip will ensure your group get the best out of the experience. From Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, to the haunting Lower East Side Tenement Museum, to the United Nations and recent 9/11 Tribute Center, the city has something insightful and thought provoking for all History and Politics student groups.

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New York walking tours

A great way to see New York and learn at the sameme ti! Our bespoke tours will allow students to experience the city as well as find all the interesting spots New York has to offer related to their studies. From Art & Design students looking at local graffiti for inspiration to Fashion students in the Garment District, to Business & Economic students taking a stroll down Wall Street, we have something to suit everyone. And as y read more ...

Freedom Tower

Standing as the tallest building in the Western Hempishere, and the sixth-tallest tower in the world, The One World Trade Centre (also known as The Freedom Tower) was rebuilt in Lower Manhattan after the orginal World Trade Centre was completely destroyed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. Students can ascend to the top of the building in less than sixty seconds and enjoy the spectaculr views the structure has to offer. For m read more ...

911 Memorial Site

The 9/11 Memorial and 9/11 Memorial Museum is the principal memorial and museum commemorating the September 11 attacks of 2001, which killed approximately 3,000 people, as well as the World Trade Center bombing of 1993, which killed six. The memorial is located at the World Trade Center site, on the former location of the Twin Towers destroyed during the attacks. The World Trade Center Memorial Foundation was renamed the National September read more ...

American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, in large grounds opposite Central Park, and is one of the largest and most  diverse museums in the world. The Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research labs and its well renowned library.  The collections all told contain over 30 million specimens and have to display just read more ...

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Ellis Island is a fantastic visit for any student of History on their study trips to New York and is combined with the ferry that stops at the Statue of Liberty. The island was the gateway through which more than 12 million people passed between the end of the ninteenth and mid twentieth century. The museum shows the history of this immigration as many came in search of the American Dream.  There are three floors of aud read more ...

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Fraunces Tavern Museum is a survivor of the early days of New York City and a fascinating visit for students of American Politics. It was built in 1719 as an elegant residence for the merchant Stephan Delancey and his family. In 1762, the home was purchased by tavern-keeper Samuel Fraunces, who turned it into one of the most popular taverns of the day. However, it is best known as the site where Washington gave his farewell address to the read more ...

Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York is an art gallery and history museum founded in 1923 to present the history of New York City to it's people. In 1982, the Museum received The Hundred Year Association of New York's Gold Medal Award "in recognition of outstanding contributions to the City of New York." It is located at the northern end of the Museum Mile section of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and facing Central Park. T read more ...

Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is probably the most iconic image of New York there is. Groups will in due course be able to combine the free Liberty Ferry from Battery Park with a visit onwards to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, both of which are symbolic of the American Dream. Contact our New York student group trip experts at FHT' Group Tours student travel team on 01279 658221 and once open we will be delighted to arrange this education read more ...

United Nations

Take your student group on a fascinating educational study visit to the United Nations in the heart of New York City. There is a range of guided study tours possible that will offer an exciting opportunity to discover United Nations Headquarters and give your study group a behind-the-scenes view of the Organization at work. All student tours start in the Visitors Lobby and last from 45 minutes up to 1 hour. Included on read more ...

Wall Street Walking Tour

A great option to combine with the Federal Reserve or Museum of American Finance. Why not take a private guided tour with your Business Studies group exploring the historic and financial heart of New York? The study tour can be tailored to a degree but will focus on the history and development of Wall Street as the world's premier financial centre. There will be stops enroute including the Bronze Bull and a number of companie read more ...

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