Remnants of the World’s Fair Tour
- Discover the hidden-in-plain-sight remnants of the 1939/40 and 1964/65 inside Flushing Meadows Corona Park
- Visit the monument to a 5000-year time capsule
- View the original guidebooks from each of the World’s Fairs
- Get a comprehensive history of the past, present, and future of Flushing Meadow-Corona Park, with Insider information from our partners involved with the preservation of the New York State Pavilion
- Receive reproductions of World’s Fair Maps from both 1939 and 1964
- Complimentary Admission to the Queens Museum, to admire the Panorama of the City of New York
Guests Love This Tour!
A Great Visit To 2 Worlds Fairs! Walking Tour in Flushing Meadows Corona Park of the sites off the 1939 and 1964 Worlds Fairs.
This was a great tour! Justin was so knowledgeable about the history of the sight and the stories of both fairs and came so well prepared with photos and maps to share that the whole group was interested and engaged throughout the 2 hour walk. Even with many of 5he landmarks he referenced now gone, his stories brought the site to life for us. I’ve been trying to retell them to my relatives ever since I got home!Inspiration15557911/16/2020
Loved Remnants of the World's Fair tour This was the remnants of the World's Fairs tour, and my favorite part was the Panorarama. Even though I had actually been at the 64-65 fair twice as a teen, I had never seen this, though I saw it recently on the Mr. Robot TV series. I took a picture (fuzzy because of the 10X zoom) of my Inwood neighborhood, and friends loved it.
Second favorite was the NY State Pavilion, and I'm glad to see the restoration starting.
At the time I came to the fair as a youth, I was living in the Philly burbs, but I've been a resident of NYC for 35 years now. But even though I've passed Flushing Meadow Park a number of times over the years, I had never been back there till this tour. Thank you, Untapped Cities and especially Justin, who filled us in on many aspects of the fairs that I hadn't been aware of.roberthU8353UR10/12/2020
Remnants of the Worlds Fairs - great tour! The tour was informative, and a great way to connect the history of the park, all the way from the beginning, to the present day. Justin was full of information and very engaging. Highly recommended for World's Fair fans!peterbB344YT10/12/2020
Untapped Cities World’s Fair Walking Tour Justin was highly knowledgeable and friendly to talk to! Learned so much about this site and I had already been studying its history extensively on my own. The exclusive photos that he brought were just icing on an already delicious cake!alyssacevega3/09/2020
Remnants of the World's Fair Justin and Aaron were extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic. They were very prepared and the tour was well organized. We took the tour on a rainy day and they managed to show us all the sights while minimizing our time in the rain. Added bonus was admission to Queens museum & the panorama of NYC (so cool). We learned a lot about the history and current state of the worlds fair sights. I highly recommend this tour.Greta L10/22/2019
Remnants of the World’s Fair Fabulous! I enjoyed every minute. I’ve wanted to take a tour around the old World’s Fair for quite a while. The information presented was mostly all new to me, although I did have some memories from attending the fair as a child. The tour instructors were clearly interested in the material discussed. Highly recommended!JaneE9759/26/2019
About This Tour:
100% refund up to 72 hours prior to the start of your tour.
When canceled less than 72 hours before the start of your tour, we will do our best to reschedule you or issue you a credit to use on any of our upcoming tours. This credit won’t expire until you use it!