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South Street Seaport Museum


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Tall Ships! Science experiments! Archaeological artifacts! Learn all about New York Harbor with South Street Seaport Museum. South Street Seaport Museum tells the story of New York Harbor ? how the ships that landed here brought the people and trade that made New York one of the most important cities in the world, how the Harbor ecosystem is full of living things, how people can hurt or protect the environment, and how New York Harbor is still a vital waterway full of life and ships of all kinds. We offer many kinds of educational programs: – Field trips dockside on board historic vessels, including the tall ship Wavertree and the lightship Ambrose, featuring hands-on activities. Raise a sail like a traditional sailor! – Sailing field trips on board the schooner Pioneer. Sail away from the dock into the Harbor, experiencing the thrill and peace of sailing. Pull on ropes to raise the sails, learn how to navigate with sailor?s tools, measure water quality and study ecology – Museum gallery field trips and Seaport District walking tours. The history of New Amsterdam, the Revolutionary War, and the African American Historical Experience is still right in front of us. – Dockside programs: ecology with live organisms, model boat investigations, and other topics in science, history, and art – Residency visits ? we?ll bring our educational programs to you! Three-to-twelve week sessions include topics such as how boats work, marine life, mapmaking, hands-on archaeology, history through theater, and more. Custom programs are available.

12 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038

(212) 748-8600