New York City is a mélange of commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. Home to the Headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the multi-cultural and financial capital of the world.
Friday field trips may include visits to:
- One World Observatory Tour:
July 16th, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
285 Fulton St, New York, NY 10006
The One World Observatory is on top of the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. The Observatory offers stunning panoramic views of the city and surrounding waters.
- American Museum of Natural History Tour:
July 17, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since it’s founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide range of scientific research, education, and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world’s cultures.
- United Nations Tour (UN):
July 20th, First Group of 20 Participants at 3:15 PM and Second Group of 20 Participants at 3:45 PM
46th Street and 1st Ave, New York, NY 10017
The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.