RiseNY combines a spectacular, soaring ride with museum-style galleries to celebrate the history of the Big Apple
Embark on a three-part journey that lifts and connects you to New York City’s most famous sites and moments. Start with a captivating film by award-winning documentarian Ric Burns, explore museum-style galleries that transport you through the city’s expansive pop-culture evolution. Then, fly over the iconic skyline on a soaring ride that suspends you 30 feet in the air! Get ready to fall in love with New York all over again.
Soar to New (York) heights on a spectacular uplifting ride. This world-class flying theater gives visitors a unique bird’s-eye view of the Big Apple. The 46-seat flight simulation ride is the first of its kind in Manhattan. You will be lifted 30 feet into the air and take in the splendor of NYC while suspended inside a 180-degree, 40-foot projection dome featuring 8K aerial footage that creates the sensation of flight. Full motion seats let you dip, turn and soar, while wind, mist, and scents heighten the experience.
Catch an immersive film by award-winning documentarian Ric Burns and James Sanders, narrated by beloved actor Jeff Goldblum. Learn about NYC’s history, specifically Times Square and its global impact. Fall in love with New York all over again as the room springs to life and transforms into a fully immersed theater with visual and special effects.
Explore NYC’s vibrant pop-cultural evolution to see its indelible impact on the world. Journey through seven galleries – Finance, Skyline, TV/Radio, Fashion, Music, Broadway and Film – that spotlight historic artifacts, star-studded memorabilia and engaging, fun and educational displays, co-curated by beloved cultural institutions.
New York still has a lot more to offer educators and student groups, so be sure to check out our RiseNY student guide and get more travel information for student groups in New York.