Field Trips for Business, Financial Literacy

and Personal Finance Students

Our walking tours both educational and fun!
  • We design tours to help you get the most out of your school curriculum. We tailor and customize the tour to the different ages in the group.
  • Past and present come alive as we visit the places where historical events actually happened.
  • By visiting places in person, students gain a deeper understanding of what they are taught in the classroom.
  • Concepts taught in finance, business studies, personal finance of financial literacy classes becomes real.
  • Learn more about the New York Stock Exchange
  • Understand more of changes that technology bring the way we do business
  • We explain career opportunities in business and finance
  • Help to understand and explain financial terminology
  • Understand more about the impact of how fluctuations in the stock market can affect your job and existence.
  • A Wall Street Walks Tour is suitable for 4th graders and higher.

 

Wall Street Tour

Wall Street is where business, finance and economics meet in a glorious and vibrant display! Learn about the humble beginnings of trade on Wall Street under a Buttonwood tree. Students see where the wall once stood and learn about the various financial institutions that developed along this street. Students learn how the financial industry shaped and built New York City, leading to innovations, inventions and discoveries which still shape the world today.

Our most popular tour – experience history where it happened.

 

Panics, Crashes & the Financial Crisis

Perhaps you’ve heard about the Great Depression and Black Tuesday in 1929, but did you know about the other widely felt and impacting crashes since 1792, when the stock market system was established as we know it today? This tour highlights the biggest stock market crashes and their impact on Wall Street’s history. Hear the fascinating stories of the resiliency and pride of Americans and financiers who pulled the USA through these tough times! 

 

 

Optional extras:

to round out your visit

Classroom-presentation

Students attend a classroom session either in our own classroom, or at the Museum of American Finance. 

SEE OUR LECTURES PAGE

Museum Visits

We work closely with the Museum of American Finance, 911 Museum, One World Observatory and the Statue of Liberty and many other Lower Manhattan organisations to create full day or half day programs.

(NOTE: MOAF is closed Sundays & Mondays)
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