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Expo '88, Brisbane, Australia
Expo '88 photos
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The Australia Pavilion with its distinctive
sign created by Ken Done
The Expo '88 site
The Expo '88 Monorail
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Celebrating Australia's Bicentennial, Expo '88 hosted the last Soviet Union Pavilion.

You can listen to a discussion of Expo '88's legacy site on Episode 19 of the World's Fair Podcast. Other episodes of the podcast also include comprehensive information about Expo '88 courtesy of Foundation Expo '88 founder and podcast co-host John McGregor.

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Video
 
 
Expo '88 commercial
 
20th anniversary lookback at Expo '88
 
Expo '88: construction and opening ceremony
 
World Expo '88 theme song "Together, We'll Show the World"
 
Television coverage of the Expo '88 opening
 
The Curtain Rises: a guide to World Expo '88
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Quick Info

opening date
30 April 1988
closing date
30 October 1988
theme
"Leisure in the
Age of Technology"
site description
Along the Brisbane River on the South Bank
site size
40 hectares (98 acres)
participating countries
37
attendance
15.8 million
status
BIE specialized exposition
(Class II)
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Expo 88 25th Anniversary T-shirt

Expo 88 25th Anniversary Apparel
 
 
Check out The ExpoMuseum.com Shop for world's fair books, video, audio and art.
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Mascots
 
 
Expo Ernie

Expo Oz was the official mascot of Expo '88. The platypus mascot was designed by the Imagineering Division at the Walt Disney Company.

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Expo '88 site map
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Discussion Board
 
 
The World's Fair Community

ExpoMuseum's sister site, WorldsFairCommunity.org, maintains a discussion group about Expo '88. Visit it here.

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Other Useful Sites
 

Celebrate '88
- preserving Expo '88's legacy

Expo Oz Embassy
- a project of Foundation Expo '88

Guide to the Sights of World Expo '88
- New York Times, 31 January 1988

Expo '88 photos - set of 420 photos on Flickr

Official Guide to South Bank
- legacy site of Expo '88

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