A glance at the striking silhouette of the German Pavilion inevitably invites a closer look. Its roof, supported by eight steel masts, of which the highest soars 120 feet onto into the sky, is made of a steel net lined with a 100,000-sq. ft. translucent plastic skin.
A stone's throw from the ile Notre-Dame Expo-Express station, the terraces of the German Pavilion offer a magnificent view of the bustling St-Lawrence Seaway.
The visitor can select, on entering, between several routes to the various exhibits. These interested in physics will appreciate Professor Otto Hahn's work table, where in 1938 je discovered that the uranium atom is fissionable. Optical and precision instruments, a German speciality, will be represented as will one of the cameras used by American astronauts. The famous bathyscape, built by a German firm for the underwater explotations of Professor Piccard, is there.
The world's first printing press, the Gutenberg press dating back some 500 years, will be in operation.
In the field of arts, the visitor can view an unusual display of the history of music from Bach to Stockhausen.
The Berlin style restaurants will be an enjoyable place to meet friends, and the auditorium will offer movies, music and performances by German artists.
( Document: Official Guide of l'Expo 67, Copyright 1967 by Maclean-Hunter Publishing Co. Ltd. )Man and is World in 1969
In a tent-like structure, the aerospace industry throws light on environmental effects resulting from man's pursuit of technology. It also develops the role of industry in exploration and communications and the effects of the aerospace industry on man's changing society.
Among the exhibits are a CF-104 build by Canadair; a De Havilland Turbo-Prop Beaver; and a display built by NASA, in which, through the use of audiovisuals, the visitor has the impression of experiencing an Apollo space flight. Space medicine is the object of another presentation.
(Man and his world 1969 - Official Guide - published by the city of Montreal)