1939 & 1964 World’s Fairs

The Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Fairgrounds

With Lloyd Trufelman

Join us for a walk throughout Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, site of the 1939 and 1964 New York World’s Fairs. Following the map plan of both original fairgrounds, the tour will include such sights as the Queens Museum (formerly NYC Pavilion), Philip Johnson’s NY State Pavilion, the Unisphere (exact site of the Trylon and Perisphere), Port Authority Heliport, the Westinghouse Time Capsule, and the Hall of Science. Join guide Lloyd Trufelman for a tour of these sites, along with assorted statues, fountains, former pavilion locations and various other fragments.

Sunday, June 30
2:00 PM — 4:00 PM

Member: $20
Non-member: $30

New York State Pavilion in Queens, built for the World's Fair
The New York State Pavilion. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Jim Henderson. Modifications: photo cropped.