New York's World's Fairs
1939 and 1964
On view through November 14, 2021
The New York World’s Fairs of 1939 and 1964 were landmark events in the lives of millions. Explore through photographs and films, the major attractions General Electric created for both fairs including the 10-million-volt Steinmetz Hall lightning generator, and the groundbreaking Progressland building that was designed in partnership with Walt Disney and featured the first public demonstration of nuclear fusion.