New York World's Fair of 1964/1965 was intended to last just two short
seasons, yet the technological concepts, artistic expression,
architecture, and cultural impact of 'the Fair' on our modern
society cannot be ignored.
much of what was built for the Fair is now long gone, it lives on in
the souvenir guidebooks, booklets, pamphlets, and other ephemera
published during the event. It also lives on in the
pavilions, exhibits, and attractions
which found use in the post-Fair world and are still entertaining
area, you will have an
opportunity to explore the New York World's
Fair 1964/1965 through articles, photos, and videos about an event
which would bring the entire world to
the heart of Queens.
this section, you'll learn some general information about the site of
this two-season event as well as some amazing facts and figures about
the Fair itself. You can also view and learn about admission
tickets from the New York World's Fair 1964/1965.
this section, you can explore the many pavilions and attractions which
excited the imaginations of those who attended this two-year event.
Industrial exhibitors at the Fair spared no expense in showcasing the
latest and future technologies. Those who weren't focused on
future gave insight into processes which were previously unknown to the
average consumer. International pavilions shared cuisine and
cultural treasures like the Dead Sea Scrolls or the Whispering Column
of Jerash with people who may have not had any previous exposure to
them. States from sea to shining sea brought glimpses into
history and contributions to the melting pot which is the United States
of America. Learn about
the exhibits which appeared at the Fair as well as
where you might still find them today.
of Events. Every
day at the Fair was a celebration of "man's achievements on a shrinking
globe in an expanding universe", but on select days, the Fair
celebrated just one of those achievements. Here are a few of
those special dates.