March 2, 2013 · 12:45 PM
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THE WORLD'S FAIR
The NYC Park Rangers will be hosting a walk through the former 1939 and 1964 site of the World's Fair, now known to us as Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
This event is OUTDOORS.
Please dress appropriately for the weather.
Wear proper footwear for walking/hiking. Bring drinks and snacks.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Without inclement weather, there should be natural lighting. Bring equipment and cases suitable for outdoor walking activity. It is recommended that you weatherproof your gear.
This event is NOT recommended if you will have difficulty with the light to moderate walking activity.
AFTERWARDS: Time pending, we will stroll through the Queens Museum of Art for leisure, restrooms and purchasable refreshments.
The museum has a suggested admission fee of $8.00 - Admission is FREE.
RESTROOMS are available before the walk at the Queens Museum of Art, which is within walking distance of the Unisphere.
Public Transportation: Take the 7 train to Mets/Willets Point Station and look for the Unisphere - walk towards the Unisphere (10-15 minute walk). Please check the MTA website for schedules, service changes and updates. http://www.mta.info
Driving Directions: Eastbound/Westbound - Take Grand Central Parkway exit 9p, look for museum signs and park by museum. http://maps.google.com
For more information on the NYC Park Rangers, please visit: http://www.nyc.gov/parks
For more information on the Queens Museum of Art, please visit: http://www.queensmuseum.org