New York Maths School Trips & Tours

Few destinations in the world could be more exciting than New York when taking your pupils on a mathematics trip! From investigating the geometric cityscape to exploring the street grid system and considering the mathematical principles behind some of the world’s most iconic buildings, a visit to New York will leave your pupils feeling inspired!

Home to a number of major financial institutions, an NST tour to this fascinating city will give your pupils an incomparable insight into the type of careers that are available in the world of mathematics, whilst also offering a fun learning experience.

Prices start from£699pp

Price Shown includes

  • 3 night’s 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 from selected departure points in Feb 2019 and is subject to availability.


On-tour support includes...

  • 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

Additional on-tour support available...

  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices

Accommodation

Popular options in New York


Top visits

MoMath

Visit the National Museum of Mathematics which houses a range of 30 dynamic exhibits and programmes to stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of maths. Students will discover a side of maths they’ve never seen before, and they’ll soon realise that maths illuminates the patterns and structures all around us. Hands-on learning sessions available, as well as downloadable resources, puzzles and models.

MoMa

The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world. Here, students can use their Maths Explorer learning resources to discover how maths is used to identify fake paintings, look at examples of the ‘Golden Ratio’, and learn about geometry in art.

Mathematics at New York Hall of Science

Originally designed for IBM in 1961, Mathematica is an interactive exhibition devoted to maths. It displays the range of mathematics, and uses a time-tested collection of exhibits to share the excitement that mathematicians find in pursuing their science. Through a combination of hands-on activities and dynamic models, pupils can explore how maths has impacted so many facets of the contemporary world, from the devices we carry in our hands to the changes in social sciences, art, music, and architecture.

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 & Business Pro Workshop

Wall Street Tour 
Take an in-depth look at the history of Wall Street and the buildings surrounding the iconic financial district with your own Wall Street expert. 

Business Pro Workshop
An expert from a business field of your choice will speak to your students on your chosen topic for one hour, and will allow time for questions.

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.

Explore New York

As well as the visits listed, we are able to provide fantastic group prices on many other New York attractions. Or why not schedule in some free time for your group to shop ’til they drop at Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, or Century 21!

Broadway Shows

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


Evening activites

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

Study themes

  • Arithmetic and calculations
  • Financial applications of mathematics
  • Using statistical analysis
  • Using geometry and angles
  • Using percentages
  • Investigating measures
  • Estimating
  • Symmetry
  • Currency conversions
  • The Golden Ratio and proportion
  • Mathematical vocabulary

Educational resources

MATHS EXPLORER

Our free Maths Explorer learning resources are designed to bring your mathematics experience in New York to life! You’ll find a range of exciting activities available to download to encourage your pupils to see the maths around them and to start thinking in a creative and mathematical way. Activities include: investigating Broadway show statistics, exploring the Manhattan grid system, calculating sales tax in real-life situations, looking at volumes, and much more!

Click here to view a sample of our resources.


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 guides 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
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