NEW YORK

Overview

Enjoy a visit to one of the world’s most recognised centres of art and design, fashion, media and business. New York is an amazing adventure for any school group. This energised and exciting city is bursting with attractions for students, whatever their interest.

Home to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum – the art world is at your fingertips. Headquarters of the United Nations, host to the Federal Reserve Bank and home to the legendary financial district of Wall Street there is no questioning the importance of New York as a major city in terms of business and finance. New York Fashion Week, held in 1943, was the world’s first ever-organised fashion week and the city is arguably, the fashion capital of the world.

Take a walk through New York and you will see countless locations for many famous movies and television shows, such as King Kong, Wall Street, Spider-Man, I Am Legend, Mad Men, Friends and Ugly Betty – to name but a few! Opportunities to visit NBC studios and the New York Film Academy are great for media group tours.