New York City

Skyscraper Museum

Interactive guided tours at The Skyscraper Museum help groups explore and understand the architectural history of New York City using the museum’s unique collection of photographs and 3D models. Museum visits incorporate learning from across the NY State curriculum, including science, math, the arts, and social studies. Groups can also participate in building exercises using geometric shapes to understand methods of constructing tall buildings, and will leave the museum with an appreciation of skyscrapers and their role in society. 
 
Contact Info  
Address: 39 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280. New York County. Tel: 212-945-6324. Email: education@skyscraper.org. Website: www.skyscraper.org. Hrs: Mon.-Tues. 10AM-6PM, Wed.-Sun. 10AM-12PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, STEM.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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