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World's Fair Collection

Pre 1851

1829

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  American Institute Fair

1851-1860

1851

  • London, England

                  Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations

                        x Crystal Palace Exhibition

 1853

  • Dublin, Ireland

                  Exhibition of Art and Art-Industry

                        x Exhibition of Art and Industry

                        x Great Industrial Exhibition

                        x Irish Industrial Exhibition

                        x Triennial Exposition of the Royal Society of Dublin

 1853-1854

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations

                        x New York Crystal Palace Exhibition

                        x World's Fair of the Works of Industry of All Nations

 1854

  • Munich, Germany

                  Allgemeine deutsche Industrie-Ausstellung

                        x Allgemeine Ausstellung deutscher Industrie- und Gewerbes-

                                    Erzeungnisse

 1855

  • Paris, France

                  Exposition universelle

 1860

  • Besançon, France

                  Exposition universelle

1861-1870

1862

  • Hamburg, Germany

                  International Agricultural Exhibition

  • London, England

                  International Exhibition

 1865-1866

  • Oporto, Portugal

                  Exposição Internacional

 1867

  • Paris, France

                  Exposition universelle

 1868

  • Le Havre, France

                  Exposition maritime internationale

1871-1880

1871

  • Córdoba, Argentina

                  Exposición Nacional

  • London, England

                  International Exhibition

 1872

  • London, England

                  International Exhibition

  • Lyon, France

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

 1873

  • Vienna, Austria

                  Weltausstellung

 1874

  • London, England

                  International Exhibition

  • Rome, Italy

                  Esposizione internazionale [never held]

 1875

  • Nizhni Novgorod, Russia

                  Nizhni Novgorod Fair

  • Sydney, Australia

                  Intercolonial Exhibition

                        x New South Wales Intercolonial Exhibition

 1875-1876

  • Santiago, Chile

                  Exposición Internacional de Chile

 1876

  • Philadelphia, Pennyslvania, U.S.A.

                  Centennial Exhibition

                        x United States Centennial International Exhibition

                        x International Exhibition

                        x International Centennial Exhibition

 1878

  • Paris, France

                  Exposition universelle

 1879-1880

  • Sydney, Australia

                  International Exhibition

1881-1890

1880-1881

  • Melbourne, Australia

                  International Exhibition

 1881

  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

                  International Cotton Exposition

  • Budapest, Hungary

                  Országos Magyar Nöiparkiállitás

                        x Exposition hongroise industrielle des ouvrages des femmes

 1882

  • Bordeaux, France

                  Exposition internationale des vins

                        x Exposition générale

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina

                  Exposición Continental Sud-Americana

 1883

  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands

                  Internationale, Koloniale en Uitvoerhandel-Tentoonstelling

  • Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A

                  Southern Exposition

  • New York, New York, U.S.A

                  World's Fair [never held]

1883-1884

  • Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

                  American Exhibition of the Products, Arts and Manufactures of Foreign

                        Nations

                        x Foreign Exhibition

  • Calcutta, India

                  International Exhibition

1884

  • Edinburgh, Scotland

                  International Forestry Exhibition

  • St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.

                  St. Louis Exposition

  • Turin, Italy

                  Esposizione generale italiana

1884-1885

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.

                  World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition

1885

  • Antwerp, Belgium

                  Exposition universelle

  • London, England

                  International Exhibition of Inventions

                        x International Inventions Exhibition

  • Wellington, New Zealand

                  New Zealand Industrial Exhibition

1885-1886

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.

                  North, Central and South American Exposition

1886

  • Edinburgh, Scotland

                  International Exhibition of Industry, Science and Art

  • Liverpool, England

                  International Exhibition of Navigation, Commerce and Industry

                        x International Shipping Exhibition

  • London, England

                  Colonial and Indian Exhibition

1887

  • London, England

                  American Exhibition

1887-1888

  • Adelaide, Australia

                  Jubilee International Exhibition

  • Rome, Italy

                  Esposizione mondiale

1888

  • Barcelona, Spain

                  Exposición Universal

  • Brussels, Belgium

                  Grand Concours internationale des sciences et de l'industrie

                        x Exposition rétrospective d'art industriel

  • Glasgow, Scotland

                  International Exhibition

  • Lisbon, Portugal

                  Exposção Industrial Portugueza

1888-1889

  • Melbourne, Australia

                  Centennial International Exhibition

1889

  • Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.

                  International Industrial Fair

  • Paris, France

                  Exposition universelle

1890

  • Bremen, Germany

                  Nord-West-Deutsche Gewerbe und Industrie-Ausstellung

1891-1900

1891

  • Kingston, Jamaica

                  International Exhibition

                        x Jamaica International Exhibition

  • Moscow, Russia

                  Exposition française

                        x Franco-Russian Exposition

                        x Exposition de produits manufactures français

x La France à Moscou

1892

  • Genoa, Italy

                  Esposizione italo-americana

  • Madrid, Spain

                  Exposición Histórico-Americana

  • Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.A.

                  Exposition of the Three Americas [never held]

                        x Three Americas Exposition

 1893

  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

                  World's Columbian Exposition

                        x Columbian Exposition

 1893-1894

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  World's Fair Prize Winners' Exposition

 1894

  • Antwerp, Belgium

                  Exposition universelle

  • Lyon, France

                  Exposition internationale et coloniale

                        x Exposition universelle, internationale et coloniale

  • Oporto, Portugal

                  Exposição Insular e Colonial Portugueza

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                  California Midwinter International Exposition

 1895

  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

                  Cotton States and International Exposition

 1896

  • Berlin, Germany

                  Gewerbe-Ausstellung

                        x Deutsche Kolonial-Ausstellung

  • Mexico City, Mexico

                  International Exposition [never held]

 1897

  • Brussels, Belgium

                  Exposition internationale

                        x Exposition de Bruxelles-Tervueren

                        x Exposition Tervueren

  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

                  Irish Fair

  • Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

                  Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition

  • Stockholm, Sweden

                  Allmänna konst- och industriutställningen

 1898

  • Bergen, Norway

                  International Fisheries Exposition

  • Munich, Germany

                  Kraft- und Arbeitsmaschinen-Ausstellung

  • Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.

                  Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                  California's Golden Jubilee

  • Turin, Italy

                  Esposizione generale italiana

  • Vienna, Austria

                  Jubiläums-Ausstellung

 1899

  • Coolgardie, Australia

                  Western Australian International Mining and Industrial Exhibition

  • London, England

                  Greater Britain Exhibition

  • Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.

                  Greater America Exposition

                        x Greater America Colonial Exposition

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

                  National Export Exposition

                        x National Exposition of American Products and Manufactures

 1900

  • Paris, France

                  Exposition universelle

1901-1910

1901

  • Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.

                  Pan-American Exposition

  • Glasgow, Scotland

                  International Exhibition

  • Vienna, Austria

                  Bosnische Weihnachts-Ausstellung

 1901-1902

  • Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.

                  South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition

 1902

  • London, England

                  Paris in London Exhibition

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  United States, Colonial and International Exposition [never held]

  • Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.

                  Ohio Centennial and Northwest Territory Exposition [never held]

  • Turin, Italy

                  Esposizione internazionale d'arte decorativa moderna

 1902-1903

  • Hanoi, Indochina

                  Exposition coloniale

                        x Exposition française et internationale

                        x Exposition du Tonkin

                        x Exposition d'Hanoi

 1903

  • Osaka, Japan

                  National Industrial Exposition

 1904

  • St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.

                  Louisiana Purchase Exposition

 1905

  • Liége, Belgium

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

  • London, England

                  Naval, Shipping and Fisheries Exhibition

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  Irish Industrial Exposition

  • Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

                  Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition

x Lewis and Clark Centennial and American Pacific Exposition and

                              Oriental Fair

                        x Lewis and Clark Exposition

 1906

  • London, England

                  Austrian Exhibition

                        x Imperial Royal Austrian Exhibition

  • Marseille, France

                  Exposition coloniale

  • Milan, Italy

                  Esposizione internazionale del Sempione

                        x Esposizione universale

1906-1907

  • Christchurch, New Zealand

                  International Exhibition

1907

  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

                  World's Pure Food Exposition

  • Dublin, Ireland

                  Irish International Exhibition

  • Jamestown, Virginia, U.S.A.

                  Jamestown Exposition

                        x Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition

  • Mannheim, Germany

                  Internationale Kunst-Ausstellung

1908

  • London, England

                  Franco-British Exposition

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  International Mining Exposition

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

                  Exposição Nacional

1909

  • Quito, Ecuador

                  Exposición Nacional

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                  Portolá Festival

  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

                  Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

                        x A-Y-P

1910

  • Brussels, Belgium

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina

                  Exposición Internacional

                        x Exposición Internacional de Agricultura

                        x Exposición Internacional de Ferrocarriles y Transportes Terrestres

                        x Exposición Internacional de Higiene

                        x Exposición Internacional de Arte del Centenario

  • London, England

                  Japan-British Exhibition

                        x Anglo-Japanese Exhibition

  • Nanking, China

                  Nan-yang Industrial Exhibition

                        x Nan-yang ch'uan-yen hui

                        x Nanking South Seas Exhibition

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                  Admission Day Festival

  • Vienna, Austria

                  Internationale Jagd-Ausstellung

1911-1920

1911

  • Dresden, Germany

                  International Hygiene Exhibition

  • London, England

                  Coronation Exhibition

  • London, England

                  Festival of Empire

                        x Festival of Empire Imperial Exhibition and Pageant of London

  • Rome, Italy

                  Esposizione internazionale

                        x Esposizione internazionale d'arte

  • Turin, Italy

                  Esposizione internazionale

                        x Esposizione internazionale delle industrie e del lavor

 1911-1912

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  International Mercantile Exposition

 1912

  • London, England

                  Latin-British Exhibition

                        x Anglo-Latin Exposition

  • Tokyo, Japan

                  Grand Exposition of Japan [postponed until 1917, but never held]

 1913

  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands

                  Tentoonstelling De Vrouw 1813-1913

  • Ghent, Belgium

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

  • Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

                  National Conservation Exposition

 1914

  • Boulogne-sur-mer, France

                  International Exposition of Sea Fishery Industries

  • Cologne, Germany

                  Werkbund Exposition

  • Nottingham, England

                  Universal Exhibition

  • Semarang, Indonesia

                  Koloniale Tentoonstelling [originally scheduled for 1913, postponed until
                  Sept. 1914]

 1914-1915

  • Panama City, Panama

                  Exposición Nacional de Panama [postponed until 1915-1916]

 1915

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                  Panama-Pacific International Exposition

                        x P.P.I.E.

  • Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.A.

                  National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Celebration [never held]

 1915-1916

  • Panama City, Panama

                  Exposición Nacional de Panama [originally scheduled for 1914-1915]

  • San Diego, California, U.S.A.

                  Panama-California Exposition

 1917

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                  Allied War Exposition

 1918

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts and Industries

  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

                  Allied War Exposition

                        x U.S. Government War Exposition

  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

                  California Liberty Fair

 1920

  • Seville, Spain

                  Exposición Hispano-Americana [realized as Exposicion Ibero-
                  Americana, 1929-1930]

  • Shanghai, China

                  American-Chinese Exposition [never held?]

1921-1930

1921

  • London, England

                  International Exhibition of Rubber and Other Tropical Products

 1922

  • Marseille, France

                  Exposition nationale coloniale

  • Tokyo, Japan

                  Peace Exhibition

 1922-1923

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

                  Exposição Internacional

                        x Exposição do Centenario do Brasil

 1923

  • Calcutta, India

                  Calcutta Exhibition [preparatory to Empire Exhibition, London, 1924]

  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

                  American Historical Review and Motion Picture Exposition

                        x American Historical Revue and Motion Picture Industrial Exposition

 1924

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  French Exposition

 1924-1925

  • Wembley, England

                  British Empire Exhibition

 1925

  • Lyon, France

                  Foire

  • Paris, France

                  Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                  California's Diamond Jubilee

 1925-1926

  • Dunedin, New Zealand

                  New Zealand and South Seas International Exhibition

 1926

  • Berlin, Germany

                  Internationale Polizeiausstellung

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

                  Sesquicentennial International Exposition

                        x Sesquicentennial Exposition

 1927

  • Lyon, France

                  Foire internationale

 1928

  • Cologne, Germany

                  Internationale Presse-Ausstellung

  • Long Beach, California, U.S.A.

                  Pacific Southwest Exposition

 1929-1930

  • Barcelona, Spain

                  Exposición Internacional

  • Seville, Spain

                  Exposición Ibero-Americana

 1930

  • Antwerp, Belgium

                  Exposition internationale

                        x Exposition internationale coloniale, maritime et dart flamand

  • Liége, Belgium

                  Exposition internationale

                        x Exposition internationale de la grande industrie, sciences et applications,

                              art wallon ancien

  • Stockholm, Sweden

                  Utställningen

                        x Utställningen av konstindustri, konsthandverk och hemslöjd

  • Trondheim, Norway

                  Tröndelag Exhibition

1931-1940

1931

  • Milan, Italy

                  International Foundry Exhibition and Congress

  • Paris, France

                  Exposition coloniale internationale

  • Yorktown, Virginia, U.S.A.

                  Yorktown Sesquicentennial

1933-1934

  • Chicago, Illinios, U.S.A.

                  Century of Progress International Exposition

                        x Century of Progress Exposition

 1934

  • Oporto, Portugal

                  Exposição Colonial Portuguesa

  • Tel Aviv, Israel

                  Levant Fair

 1935

  • Brussels, Belgium

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

  • Porto Alegre, Brazil

                  Exposição do Centenario Farroupilha

 1935-1936

  • San Diego, California, U.S.A.

                  California Pacific International Exposition

 1936-1937

  • Johannesburg, South Africa

                  Empire Exhibition

 1937

  • Berlin, Germany

                  Ausstellung

  • Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

                  Greater Texas and Pan American Exposition

  • Düsseldorf, Germany

                  Reichsausstellung Schaffendes Volk

  • Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

                  Pan American Fair

  • Paris, France

                  Exposition internationale des arts et techniques dans la vie moderne

 1938

  • Glasgow, Scotland

                  Empire Exhibition

 1939

  • Dresden, Germany

                  Deutsche Kolonial Ausstellung

  • Liège, Belgium

                  Exposition internationale

                        x Exposition internationale de l'eau

  • Zurich, Switzerland

                  Schweizerische Landesausstellung

 1939-1940

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

                  World's Fair

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

                  Golden Gate International Exposition

                        x G.G.I.E.

  • Wellington, New Zealand

                  New Zealand Centennial Exhibition

 1940

  • Lisbon, Portugal

                  Exposição do Mundo Português

  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

                  Pacific Mercado [never held]

  • Tokyo, Japan

                  Grand International Exposition of Japan [never held]

1941-1950

1942

  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

                  Exposition [never held]

                        x Cabrillo Fair

  • Rome, Italy

                  Esposizione universale [never held]

                        x E42

1948

  • Brussels, Belgium

                  Foire coloniale

 1949-1950

  • Port-au-Prince, Haiti

                  Exposition internationale

                        x Exposition internationale du bicentenaire de Port-au-Prince

1951-1960

1951

  • London, England

            Festival of Britain

1958

  • Brussels, Belgium

            Expo 58

                  x Brusselse Wereldtentoonstelling

                  x Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles

1961-1970

1962

  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

            Century 21 Exposition

                  x Seattle World’s Fair

 1964-1965

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.

            New York World’s Fair

 1967

  • Montréal, Québec, Canada

            Expo 67

 1968

  • San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.

            HemisFair ’68

 1970

  • Osaka, Japan

            Expo ’70

                  x Japan World Exposition

1971-1980

1974

  • Spokane, Washington, U.S.A.

            Expo ’74

                  x International Exposition on the Environment

1975

  • Okinawa, Japan

            Expo ’75

                  x International Ocean Exposition

1981-1990

1982

  • Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

            International Energy Exposition

1984

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.

            Louisiana World Exposition

1985

  • Tsukuba, Japan

            Expo ’85

                  x The International Science and Technology Exposition

1986

  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

            Expo ’86

                  x World Exposition on Transportation and Communication

1990

  • Osaka, Japan

            Expo ’90

                  x The International Garden and Greenery Exposition

1991-2000

1992

  • Genoa, Italy

            Genoa Expo ’92

  • Seville, Spain

            Seville Expo ’92

 

1993

  • Taejon, South Korea

            Taejon Expo ’93

 

1998

  • Lisbon, Portugal

            Expo ’98

                  x Lisbon World Exposition

 

2000

  • Hannover, Germany

            Expo 2000

2001-2010

2005

  • Aichi, Japan

            Expo 2005

2008

  • Zaragoza, Spain

            Expo 2008

 2010

  • Shanghai, China

            Expo 2010

2011-2020

2012

  • Yeosu, South Korea

            Expo 2012

 2015

  • Milan, Italy

            Expo 2015