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New York Computing & Computer Science School Trips & Tours

This leading global city plays host to a number of influential organisations. Take an even bigger bite of the Big Apple with NST, and see how technology has influenced the growth of the city. We’ll book educational visits that enhance your pupil’s learning, group friendly accommodation, leisure activities and even your meals – all at our great school group prices.

Prices start from£799pp

Price Shown includes

  • 3 nights' room only accommodation
  • Return flights and airport transfers in resort
  • Extensive group travel insurance
  • 1 in 10 free place ratio

Price shown is based on 40 paying passengers departing from selected departure points in November 2022 and is subject to availability.


On-tour support

On-tour support includes...

  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices
  • Airport assistance - for during check-in, security and gate checks on your outbound flight from the UK
  • Airport assistance - for when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home

Accommodation

Popular options in New York


Top visits

Microsoft Experience Centre

The Microsoft Experience Center in New York focuses on experiences, allowing customers to browse products, see product demos and learn about technology.

Groups can have a tour of the store and visit the gaming lounge.

Microsoft also offer 2 hour workshops including: coding, digital art, presentation skills, designing and coding apps.  

Students can also shadow a Microsoft employee in a 4 hour experience where they'll learn about career paths into Microsoft.

Museum of Moving Image

The nation's only museum devoted to the art, history and technology of movies, television, and digital entertainment, where groups can learn the creative process of making moving images. Take and educator-led tour of the galleries and enjoy numerous interactive experiences. You can combine your tour with a group film screening, and even add on a workshop too.

Nintendo World

Learn about the technology behind Nintendo and explore each of the interactive gaming areas at the Nintendo World store where hands-on gaming demonstrations are provided as well as the latest Nintendo items.

Samsung 837

Located in the heart of the Meatpacking district in NYC, Samsung 837 combines art, fashion, technology, and sport in unprecedented ways. It’s not a store, but a new kind of place filled with ideas, experiences, and Samsung’s cutting edge devices. Samsung 837 is where anyone can try out virtual reality, take part in interactive art installations, and see a larger-than-life, three-story screen. It’s home to live music performances, exclusive screenings, and radio recordings.

Intrepid Air and Sea Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a military and maritime history museum with a collection of museum ships in New York City. It is located at Pier 86 at 46th Street in the Hell's Kitchen neighbourhood on the West Side of Manhattan. Spanning the length of four city blocks, The Intrepid Museum features interactive exhibits, authentically restored aircraft, USS Growler Submarine, the British Airways Concorde and the NEW Space Shuttle - this exciting new exhibit showcases the Space Shuttle Enterprise like it has never been seen before. Using multimedia exhibits you will learn about the history of the Space Shuttle program and be able to track its incredible journey to the Intrepid.

New York Hall of Science

In addition to over 450 permanent exhibits, NYSCI features a dynamic schedule of feature exhibitions, events, programs and workshops.

Museum of American Finance

Located on Wall Street at the heart of the financial district, here your group can explore the American financial markets, the history of money, and track the current credit crisis. This fascinating independent public museum is based in the former headquarters of the Bank of New York. Workshops available on request.

Federal Reserve Bank Guided Tour

Federal Reserve Bank Guided Tour 
Enjoy a guided tour of this historic building. Visit the Gold Vault resting 50 feet below sea level, containing billions of dollars worth of gold. Visit the FedWorks exhibition and learn about the central banking functions of the Federal Reserve System through educational multimedia, as well as the Fed’s role in the economy. An hour-long lecture can also be reserved for your group.

Meet the Finance Professional Workshop 
This hour-long clinic features an established professional from the industry of your choice. Enjoy their personal insight and gain tips on entering the profession.

Please note that all tours and workshops must be booked directly with the Federal Reserve Bank.

Wall Street Tour & Trading Game

While meandering the narrow, winding streets of Lower Manhattan, you will hear exclusive stories from "inside the trenches" that will entertain, inform and shock you! Learn about the 400 years of history that lead to modern Wall Street from the Dutch trading outpost to the humble beginnings of the NYSE to the current financial markets.


Groups will then take part in a 15 min trading game designed by a Wall Street trader. The game simulates the excitement while providing a team-building activity that is educational, experiential, and interactive.

Guided Financial District Walking Tour

Take stock of the financial heart of New York. Stroll down Wall Street, see the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank, and more. Plus, prove that you’ve been by posing for pictures in front of the area’s iconic big bronze bull! Your informative guide will give insights into each building and will be happy to accommodate any specific sights or stops you may want to make.

 

 

Madison Square Garden All Access Tour

Get an insider’s look at the world’s most famous arena with the ‘All Access Tour!’ Explore exclusive VIP areas of the state-of-the-art arena and commemorate over 130 years of legendary Garden history. 

Exclusive, behind-the-scenes access: 

  • Visit the spectacular new Chase Bridges, suspended high above the arena floor 
  • Step inside the Knicks and Rangers locker rooms 
  • Relive historic moments with the new ‘Garden 366’ retrospective and ‘Defining Moments’ exhibit 
  • Get VIP treatment with access to luxury suites, including the Delta Sky360 Club 
  • Plus much more for THE ultimate insider’s look!

Top of the Rock™

Experience the best and most complete daytime view of New York City! Bring your sketchbook with you and you’ll be spoilt for choice over what to sketch. The unparalleled views of New York’s landmarks include Central Park, the Chrysler Building, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty – simply the most spectacular view in the city!

Empire State Building

Venture over a quarter of a mile skyward and observe as your group takes in the scale of the immense urban landscape which opens up before them. This is a great way for your students to gain artistic inspiration away from the hustle and bustle of the streets below. A particularly popular evening visit.

Landmark Cruise

Take in a spectacular view of Manhattan from the water, and pick out the many famous landmarks which dominate its skyline.

The Beast! Speedboat

It’s a thrill-a-minute aboard New York’s fastest boat ride. Imagine flying across the waters of New York harbour at 45mph. An exhilarating alternative to our popular Circle Line Cruise, at no extra cost. Seasonal.

The Statue of Liberty Cruise & Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Alongside the ultimate landmark of New York and one of the most universal symbols of political freedom and democracy, the Ellis Island Museum is dedicated to the history of immigration and the important role this island claimed during the mass migration of humanity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

A 45-minute audio tour invites students to relive the immigrant experience as if they were the new arrivals and includes artifacts, photos, interactive displays and videos including the award winning ‘Island of Hope, Island of Tears’.

You will visit the island as part of a short boat cruise passing the Statue of Liberty, which was the first sight for the millions of immigrants.

IMAX Cinema

Take some time out to watch a popular recent release or 3D film on one of several huge cinema screens.

Yankee Stadium Tour

This classic tour of the famous Yankee Stadium includes visits to New York Yankees Museum presented by Bank of America, Monument Park, MasterCard, Batters Eye Café and Press Box. Why not extend your visit by staying for lunch or, during the season, catching a game too!

9/11 Memorial Museum

Opened in 2014, the museum explores the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events and exploring 9/11’s continuing significance. It demonstrates the consequences of terrorism on individual lives and its impact on communities at local, national and international level. The museum is growing a permanent collection of artefacts, stories, photos, video and other materials.

Broadway Shows

See a spectacular Broadway performance - entertainment at its greatest! Choose from shows such as Wicked, Chicago and The Lion King.

RiseNY - Part Museum. Part Ride.

RiseNY pairs museum-style galleries with an amusement park-quality ride.

Begin your adventure with an immersive film by an award-winning documentarian that transitions to an interactive self-guided walkthrough tracing tipping points in history that helped shape Music, Fashion, TV, Theater and more in each dedicated gallery:

  • Discover the rise of Wall Street and The New York Stock Exchange in the Finance Gallery.
  • Learn the history of mass media with Telsa’s Coil in the TV/Radio Gallery.
  • Understand the law of physics through the Otis elevator brake in the Skyline Gallery.
  • Visual, language and performing arts come to life in the Fashion, Music, Broadway and Film Galleries.

Then, board an extraordinary elevator experience that transports you to a spectacular virtual soaring ride! Feel the rush of wind in your hair as you “fly” over the world’s most stunning skyline.

 


Evening activites

  • Top of the RockTM
  • Empire State Building
  • IMAX Cinema
  • ...and much more!

Study themes

• Algorithms
• Programming
• Computer systems
• Software development


Transport

We can arrange for your group to fly from a range of UK airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.

Flight


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
  • You say, we listen - we're committed to continuously improving our tours
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