Queens, New York: 1964-65 New York World's Fair Attractions

Queens, NY
Take the #7 train to 111th St. in Queens. Walk downhill on 111th St. (south) for four blocks. Just after you cross under a bridge, you'll see the rockets to the left; you can cut diagonally through the parking lot to get to them. The supersonic jet sculpture is behind the rockets. To get to the other World's Fair sites, walk down the road to the right of the supersonic jet sculpture, then make a left at the geodesic dome and walk across the bridge over the Grand Central Pky. To the right is a gray, boxy building, the Queens Museum of Art; the plaque to the bomb victims is set in the ground, to the left of its front entrance, which faces the Unisphere. To the left of the plaque are the towers and ruins of the New York State Pavilion. The time capsules are on the far side of the Pavilion, to the right, in a little circular patio.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

1964-65 New York World's Fair.

Must-See Remains of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair
The bustle of a World's Fair is five decades distant in Flushing Meadows, but some landmarks and artifacts remain. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

Sinclair Dinoland.

Queens, New York - Sinclair at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair
Yesteryear Travel: Sinclair at the World's Fair: 14 min. film created by the Sinclair Oil Corp. offers glimpses of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair, highlighting the fiberglass dinosaurs in Sinclair Dinoland. Watch Video.

Nearby Offbeat Places

World's Fair - The UnisphereWorld's Fair - The Unisphere, Queens, NY - < 1 mi.
New York City Panorama: World's Largest Scale ModelNew York City Panorama: World's Largest Scale Model, Queens, NY - < 1 mi.
Whispering Column of JerashWhispering Column of Jerash, Queens, NY - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Amelia Earhart Monument, Harrison, NY - 17 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

September 22, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

New York Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Hat n' Boots, Seattle, Washington (Sep 21-27, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Queens, New York

Nightly rates found:

Book Now


Favorite Quirky City Sights