World and International Exhibition Montreal 1967 - Expo67

Man and his Universe

April 28, 1967 - October 29, 1967


* Official name: Exposition universelle et internationale Montréal 1967 / Universal and International Exhibition Montreal. Expo '67
* Category: General Exhibition of the first category
* Theme: Land of Men. Canada's 100th birthday.
* Planning began: December 4, 1959
* Opening: April 27, 1967
* Duration: April 28 to October 29, 1967 (185 days) (The scheduled closing date was October 27, but thanks to special permission from the BIE, Expo 67 closed on October 29, 1967 at 5:00 p.m.)
* Location: Presqu'île Cité du Havre, Ile Sainte-Hélène and Ile Notre-Dame on the St. Lawrence River.
* Exhibition area: 400 hectares, including 48.5 hectares for the exhibition buildings.
* Exhibition area of the Canadian part of the exhibition: 14.5 hectares, half for the official government exhibition, half for private exhibitors;
* Area for foreign exhibitors: 18 hectares
* Emblem: "Man", a sculpture by Alexander Calder
* Organisation: Management by a minister appointed by the Canadian Government. Preparation, organisation and realisation by the Canadian Exhibition Company, whose president was also the General Commissioner of the Exhibition.
* Commissioner General: Pierre Dupuy
* Architect in charge: Eduard Fiset
* Exhibition Director: Andrew G. Kniewasser
* Exhibitors: 60,845 exhibits from 62 nations and 268 companies
* Pavilions: 51 national pavilions, 25 company pavilions, 17 thematic pavilions, 6 Canadian pavilions, 5 US pavilions, 3 pavilions of international organisations, as well as the pavilions of the cities of Paris and Vienna
* Visitors: 50,306,648
* Entrance fee: Day ticket: adults 2,50 Canadian dollars, children 1,25
* Weekly pass: adults 12 Canadian dollars, reduced rate 10, children 6
* Season ticket: adults CAD 35, reduced rate CAD 30, children CAD 17
* Expenditure: 431,904,683 Canadian dollars
* Income: 221,239,872 Canadian dollars
* Losses: 210,664,811 Canadian dollars
* Classification: Sections, 52 groups, 291 classes, corresponding to the classification system of the 1958 Brussels World Fair