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World's Fair Collection

Alphabetical List of World's Fairs by City: A-L

Adelaide, Australia

  • 1887-1888

                  Jubilee International Exhibition

 Aichi, Japan

  • 2005

            Expo 2005

 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 1883

                  Internationale, Koloniale en Uitvoerhandel-Tentoonstelling

  • 1913

            Tentoonstelling De Vrouw 1813-1913

 Antwerp, Belgium

  • 1885

                  Exposition universelle

  • 1894

                  Exposition universelle

  • 1930

                  Exposition internationale

                        x Exposition internationale coloniale, maritime et d‘art flamand

 Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

  • 1881

                  International Cotton Exposition

  • 1895

                  Cotton States and International Exposition

 Barcelona, Spain

  • 1888

                  Exposición Universal

  • 1929-1930

                  Exposición Internacional

 Bergen, Norway

  • 1898

                  International Fisheries Exposition

 Berlin, Germany

  • 1896

                  Gewerbe-Ausstellung

                        x Deutsche Kolonial-Ausstellung

  • 1926

                  Internationale Polizeiausstellung

  • 1937

                  Ausstellung

 Besançon, France

  • 1860

                  Exposition universelle

 Bordeaux, France

  • 1882

                  Exposition internationale des vins

                        x Exposition générale

 Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

  • 1883-1884

                  American Exhibition of the Products, Arts and Manufactures of Foreign

                        Nations

x Foreign Exhibition

 Boulogne-sur-mer, France

  • 1914

                  International Exposition of Sea Fishery Industries

 Bremen, Germany

  • 1890

                  Nord-West-Deutsche Gewerbe und Industrie-Ausstellung

 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  • 1988

            World Expo 88

 Brussels, Belgium

  • 1888

                  Grand Concours internationale des sciences et de l’industrie

                        x Exposition rétrospective d’art industriel

  • 1897

                  Exposition internationale

                        x Exposition de Bruxelles-Tervueren

                        x Exposition Tervueren

  • 1910

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

  • 1935

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

  • 1948

                  Foire coloniale

  • 1958

            Expo 58

                  x Brusselse Wereldtentoonstelling

                  x Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles

 Budapest, Hungary

  • 1881

                  Országos Magyar Nöiparkiállitás

                        x Exposition hongroise industrielle des ouvrages des femmes

 Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 1882

                  Exposición Continental Sud-Americana

  • 1910

                  Exposición Internacional

                        x Exposición Internacional de Agricultura

                        x Exposición Internacional de Ferrocarriles y Transportes Terrestres

                        x Exposición Internacional de Higiene

                        x Exposición de Arte del Centenario

 Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.

  • 1889

                  International Industrial Fair

  • 1901

                  Pan-American Exposition

 Calcutta, India

  • 1883-1884

                  International Exhibition

  • 1923

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

 Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.

  • 1901-1902

                  South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition

 Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

  • 1893

                  World’s Columbian Exposition

                        x Columbian Exposition

  • 1897

                  Irish Fair

  • 1907

                  World’s Pure Food Exposition

  • 1918

                  Allied War Exposition

                        x U.S. Government War Exposition

  • 1933-1934

                  Century of Progress International Exposition

                        x Century of Progress Exposition

 Christchurch, New Zealand

  • 1906-1907

                  International Exhibition

 Cologne, Germany

  • 1914

                  Werkbund Exposition

  • 1928

                  Internationale Presse-Ausstellung

 Coolgardie, Australia

  • 1899 

                  Western Australian International Mining and Industrial Exhibition

 Córdoba, Argentina

  • 1871

                  Exposición Nacional

 Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

  • 1937

                  Greater Texas and Pan American Exposition

 Dresden, Germany

  • 1911

                  International Hygiene Exhibition

  • 1939

                  Deutsche Kolonial Ausstellung

 Dublin, Ireland

  • 1853

                  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

  • 1907

                  Irish International Exhibition

Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 1925-1926

                  New Zealand and South Seas International Exhibition

Düsseldorf, Germany

  • 1937

                  Reichsausstellung Schaffendes Volk

Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 1884

                  International Forestry Exhibition

  • 1886

                  International Exhibition of Industry, Science and Art

Genoa, Italy

  • 1892

                  Esposizione italo-americana

  • 1992

            Genoa Expo ’92

Ghent, Belgium

  • 1913

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1888

                  International Exhibition

  • 1901

                  International Exhibition

  • 1938

                  Empire Exhibition

Hamburg, Germany

  • 1862

                  International Agricultural Exhibition

Hannover, Germany

  • 2000

            Expo 2000

Hanoi, Indochina

  • 1902-1903

                  Exposition coloniale

                        x Exposition française et internationale

                        x Exposition du Tonkin

                        x Exposition d’Hanoi

Jamestown, Virginia, U.S.A.

  • 1907

                  Jamestown Exposition

                        x Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition

Johannesburg, South Africa

  • 1936-1937

                  Empire Exhibition

Kingston, Jamaica

  • 1891

                  International Exhibition

                        x Jamaica International Exhibition

Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

  • 1913

                  National Conservation Exposition

  • 1982

            International Energy Exposition

Le Havre, France

  • 1868

                  Exposition maritime internationale

Liège, Belgium

  • 1905

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

  • 1930

                  Exposition internationale

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

                              art wallon ancien

  • 1939

                  Exposition internationale

                        x Exposition internationale de l’eau

Lisbon, Portugal

  • 1888

                  Exposição Industrial Portugueza

  • 1940

                  Exposição do Mundo Português

  • 1998

            Expo ’98

                  x Lisbon World Exposition

Liverpool, England

  • 1886

                  International Exhibition of Navigation, Commerce and Industry

                        x International Shipping Exhibition

London, England

  • 1851

                  Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations

                        x Crystal Palace Exhibition

  • 1862

                  International Exhibition

  • 1871

                  International Exhibition

  • 1872

                  International Exhibition

  • 1874

                  International Exhibition

  • 1885

                  International Exhibition of Inventions

                        x International Inventions Exhibition

  • 1886

                  Colonial and Indian Exhibition

  • 1887

                  American Exhibition

  • 1899

                  Greater Britain Exhibition

  • 1902

                  Paris in London Exhibition

  • 1905

                  Naval, Shipping and Fisheries Exhibition

  • 1906

                  Austrian Exhibition

                        x Imperial Royal Austrian Exhibition

  • 1908

                  Franco-British Exposition

  • 1910

                  Japan-British Exhibition

                        x Anglo-Japanese Exhibition

  • 1911

                  Festival of Empire

                        x Festival of Empire Imperial Exhibition and Pageant of London

  • 1912

                  Latin-British Exhibition

                        x Anglo-Latin Exposition

  • 1921

                  International Exhibition of Rubber and Other Tropical Products

  • 1951

            Festival of Britain

Long Beach, California, U.S.A.

  • 1928

                  Pacific Southwest Exposition

Alphabetical List of World's Fairs by City: L-S

Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

  • 1918

                  California Liberty Fair

  • 1923

                  American Historical Review and Motion Picture Exposition

                        x American Historical Revue and Motion Picture Industrial Exposition

  • 1940

                  Pacific Mercado [never held]

  • 1942

                  Exposition [never held]

                        x Cabrillo Fair

Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.

  • 1883

                  Southern Exposition

Lyon, France

  • 1872

                  Exposition universelle et internationale

  • 1894

                  Exposition internationale et coloniale

                        x Exposition universelle, internationale et coloniale

  • 1925

                  Foire

  • 1927

                  Foire international

Madrid, Spain

  • 1892

                  Exposición Histórico-Americana

 Mannheim, Germany

  • 1907

                  Internationale Kunst-Ausstellung

 Marseille, France

  • 1906

                  Exposition coloniale

  • 1922

                  Exposition nationale coloniale

Melbourne, Australia

  • 1880-1881

                  International Exhibition

  • 1888-1889

                  Centennial International Exhibition

Mexico City, Mexico

  • 1896

                  International Exposition [never held]

Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

  • 1937

                  Pan American Fair

Milan, Italy

  • 1906

                  Esposizione internazionale del Sempione

                        x Esposizione universale

  • 1931

                  International Foundry Exhibition and Congress

  • 2015

            Expo 2015

Montréal, Quebec, Canada

  • 1967

            Expo 67

Moscow, Russia

  • 1891

                  Exposition française

                        x Franco-Russian Exposition

                        x Exposition de produits manufactures français

                        x La France à Moscou

Munich, Germany

  • 1854

                  Allgemeine deutsche Industrie-Ausstellung

                        x Allgemeine Ausstellung deutscher Industrie-und Gewerbes-

                              Erzeungnisse

  • 1898

                  Kraft- und Arbeitsmaschinen-Ausstellung

Nanking, China

  • 1910

                  Nan-yang Industrial Exhibition

                        x Nan-yang ch’uan-yen hui

                        x Nanking South Seas Exhibition

Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

  • 1897

                  Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition

New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.

  • 1884-1885

                  World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition

  • 1885-1886

                  North, Central and South American Exposition

  • 1984

            Louisiana World Exposition

New York, New York, U.S.A.

  • 1829

                  American Institute Fair

  • 1853-1854

                  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

  • 1883

                  World‘s Fair [never held]

  • 1893-1894

                  World‘s Fair Prize Winners’ Exposition

  • 1902

                  United States, Colonial and International Exposition [never held]

  • 1905

                  Irish Industrial Exposition

  • 1908

                  International Mining Exposition

  • 1911-1912

                  International Mercantile Exposition

  • 1918

                  Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts and Industries

  • 1924

                  French Exposition

  • 1939-1940

                  New York World’s Fair

  • 1964-1965

            New York World’s Fair

Nizhni Novgorod, Russia

  • 1875

                  Nizhni Novgorod Fair

Nottingham, England

  • 1914

                  Universal Exhibition

Okinawa, Japan

  • 1975

            Expo ’75

                  x International Ocean Exposition

Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.

  • 1898

                  Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition

  • 1899

                  Greater America Exposition

                        x Greater America Colonial Exposition

Oporto, Portugal

  • 1865-1866

                  Exposição Internacional

  • 1894

                  Exposição Insular e Colonial Portugueza

  • 1934

                  Exposição Colonial Portuguesa

Osaka, Japan

  • 1903

                  National Industrial Exposition

  • 1970

            Expo ’70

                  x Japan World Exposition

Panama City, Panama

  • 1914-1915

                  Exposición Nacional de Panama [postponed until 1915-1916]

  • 1915-1916

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

Paris, France

  • 1855

                  Exposition universelle

  • 1867

                  Exposition universelle

  • 1878

                  Exposition universelle

  • 1889

                  Exposition universelle

  • 1900

                  Exposition universelle

  • 1925

                  Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes

  • 1931

                  Exposition coloniale internationale

  • 1937

                  Exposition internationale des arts et techniques dans la vie moderne

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A

  • 1876

                  Centennial Exhibition

                        x United States Centennial International Exhibition

                        x International Exhibition

                        x International Centennial Exhibition

  • 1899

                  National Export Exposition

                        x National Exposition of American Products and Manufactures

  • 1926

                  Sesquicentennial International Exposition

                        x Sesquicentennial Exposition

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

  • 1949-1950

                  Exposition internationale

                        x Exposition internationale du bicentenaire de Port-au-Prince

Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

  • 1905

                  Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition

                        x Lewis and Clark Centennial and American Pacific Exposition and

                              Oriental Fair

                        x Lewis and Clark Exposition

Porto Alegre, Brazil

  • 1935

                  Exposição do Centenario Farroupilha

Quito, Ecuador

  • 1909

                  Exposición Nacional

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • 1908

                  Exposição Nacional

  • 1922-1923

                  Exposição Internacional

                        x Exposição do Centenario do Brasil

Rome, Italy

  • 1874

                  Esposizione internazionale [never held]

  • 1887-1888

                  Esposizione mondiale

  • 1911

                  Esposizione internazionale

                        x Esposizione internationale d‘arte

  • 1942

                  Esposizione universale [never held]

                        x E42

St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.

  • 1884

                  St. Louis Exposition

  • 1904

                  Louisiana Purchase Exposition

San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.

  • 1968

            HemisFair ’68

San Diego, California, U.S.A.

  • 1915-1916

                  Panama-California Exposition

  • 1935-1936

                  California Pacific International Exposition

San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

  • 1894

                  California Midwinter International Exposition

  • 1898

                  California’s Golden Jubilee

  • 1909

                  Portolá Festival

  • 1910

                  Admission Day Festival

  • 1915

                  Panama-Pacific International Exposition

                        x P.P.I.E.

  • 1917

                  Allied War Exposition

  • 1925

                  California’s Diamond Jubilee

  • 1939-1940

                  Golden Gate International Exposition

                        x G.G.I.E.

Santiago, Chile

  • 1875-1876

                  Exposición Internacional de Chile

Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

  • 1909

                  Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

                        x A-Y-P

  • 1962

            Century 21 Exposition

                  x Seattle World’s Fair

Semarang, Indonesia

  • 1914

                  Koloniale Tentoonstelling [originally scheduled for 1913, postponed until

                        Sept. 1914]

Seville, Spain

  • 1920

                  Exposición Hispano-Americana [realized as Exposición Ibero-Americana,

                        1929-1930]

  • 1929-1930

                  Exposición Ibero-Americana

  • 1992

            Seville Expo ’92

Shanghai, China

  • 1920

                  American-Chinese Exposition [never held?]

  • 2010

            Expo 2010

Spokane, Washington, U.S.A.

  • 1974

            Expo ’74

                  x International Exposition on the Environment

Stockholm, Sweden

  • 1897

                  Allmänna konst- och industriutställningen

  • 1930

                  Utställningen

                        x Utställningen av konstindustri, konsthandverk och hemslöjd

Sydney, Australia

  • 1875

                  Intercolonial Exhibition

                        x New South Wales Intercolonial Exhibition

  • 1879-1880

                  International Exhibition

Alphabetical List of World's Fairs by City: T-Z

Taejon, South Korea

  • 1993

            Taejon Expo ’93

Tel Aviv, Israel

  • 1934

                  Levant Fair

Tokyo, Japan

  • 1912

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

  • 1922

                  Peace Exhibition

  • 1940

                  Grand International Exposition of Japan [never held]

Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.

  • 1902

                  Ohio Centennial and Northwest Territory Exposition [never held]

Trondheim, Norway

  • 1930

                  Tröndelag Exhibition

Tsukuba, Japan

  • 1985

            Expo ’85

                  x The International Science and Technology Exposition

Turin, Italy

  • 1884

                  Esposizione generale italiana

  • 1898

                  Esposizione generale italiana

  • 1902

                  Esposizione internazionale d’arte decorativa moderna

  • 1911

                  Esposizione internazionale

                        x Esposizione internazionale delle industrie e del lavoro

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  • 1986

            Expo ’86

                  x World Exposition on Transportation and Communication

Vienna, Austria

  • 1873

                  Weltausstellung

  • 1898

                  Jubiläums-Ausstellung

  • 1901

                  Bosnische Weihnachts-Ausstellung

  • 1910

                  Internationale Jagd-Ausstellung

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

  • 1892

                  Exposition of the Three Americas [never held]

                        x Three Americas Exposition

  • 1915

                  National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Celebration [never held]

Wellington, New Zealand

  • 1885

                  New Zealand Industrial Exhibition

  • 1939-1940

                  New Zealand Centennial Exhibition

Wembley, England

  • 1924-1925

                  British Empire Exhibition

Yeosu, South Korea

  • 2012

            Expo 2012

Yorktown, Virginia, U.S.A.

  • 1931

                  Yorktown Sesquicentennial

Zaragoza, Spain

  • 2008

            Expo 2008

Zurich, Switzerland

  • 1939

                  Schweizerische Landesausstellung