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World's Fair History Walking Tour

Sunday, May 13, 2018

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

This event repeats on the 2nd Sunday of every month between 4/8/2018 and 10/14/2018.

Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, the second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more. 

Tours take place on the second Sunday of each month through November. Our one-hour tours begin at 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m.* Meet us at the Unisphere!

*11:00 a.m. only on April 8.

No registration is required. First-come, first-served. Weather permitting.

Tours are led by Flushing Meadows Corona Park's volunteer docents.

Location

Queens
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Contact Number

(718) 760-6437

Contact Email

vickie.karp@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

History, Tours

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

Recreation CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

Racquetball Room A will be closed on April 23 from 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Racquetball Room B will be closed on April 24 from 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for repairs.
Anticipated Completion: 04/24/2018

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