Category: world’s fair

The world of tomorrow, circa 2024, on display in GM’s Futurama exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1964.

The city of tomorrow, circa 2024, on display in GM’s Futurama exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1964.

The Expo 58 world’s fair in Brussels, Belgium, photographed by Dolf Kruger.

(Geheugen van Nederland)

The USA Pavilion under construction for the Expo 67 world’s fair in Montreal. The Buckminster Fuller-designed geodesic dome would reach a height of 20 stories.

(Library and Archives Canada)

The American Pavilion at sunset before the opening of the Expo 67 world’s fair in Montreal, Canada, January 1967.

(Library & Archives Canada)

Welcome to the U.S. Space Park at the New York World’s Fair, highlighted in NASA’s Aeronautics and Space Report, 1965.

Snapshots from the architectural wonderland that was the Expo ’70 world’s fair in Osaka, Japan.

(Rick Webb)

The otherworldly Takara Beautilion pavilion at the Expo ‘70 world’s fair in Osaka, Japan. Designed by Kisho Kurokawa.

Frank R. Paul cover art for Science Fiction magazine, June 1939.

Woman pressing button at the General Electric X-ray mummy exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1939/1940.

(New York Public Library)