Queens, New York: New York City Panorama: World's Largest Scale Model

Built in 1964, it covers nearly 10,000 square feet and recreates in miniature 895,000 buildings. The Twin Towers were added in 1992, and they're still standing here.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Address:
Ave. of the States, Queens, NY
Directions:
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 rockets to the left; you can cut diagonally through the parking lot to get to them. Walk past the rockets, bear to the right at 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; its front entrance faces the Unisphere.
Hours:
W-F 10-5, Sa-Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
718-592-9700
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Mini-NYC Reopens in NYC

For inhabitants of New York City who can't get enough of themselves -- and for everyone who craves an old fashioned, birds-eye view of the Big Apple -- the "Panorama" will reopen on February 4, 2007. It joins several other attractions that are still visible at the site of the 1964 New York World's Fair

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[01/21/2007] Complete News Story


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