The South Street Seaport Museum tells the story of how New York’s great natural harbor gave rise to the metropolis we know today. Dockside programs combine indoor and outdoor hands-on activities to show how the science of the harbor affects how we live.
See below for available programs.
90 minutes | Grades 1-12 | $175-$250*
New York Harbor is a place for ships, but also a place for fish. What lives here? And how? And how do people make a difference?
Bridges and Ferries
90 minutes | Grades 1-6 | $175
Five boroughs, three islands! Explore how people have connected across the water through the years.
Float Your Boat
90 minutes | Grades K-5 | $175 -$250
So many different kinds of boats in the harbor. How do they float? How do they work? Discover some of the physics of the ships in the harbor.
*Higher price for certain programs applies to group with more than 26 students
All programs are designed for groups of up to 34 students (40 people maximum including chaperones), but we do not recommend combining small classes into a big group.
All programs are aligned with New York City and State Social Studies and Science Learning Standards. Programs can be customized to meet your curricular goals and the needs of your students.
Reservations and advance payment required. Limited scholarships are available.
To book a program, or for more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (212)-748-8568