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World's Fair exhibit opens this weekend at The Henry Ford Museum

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From highways to the television, all-electric kitchens to robots, world's fairs of the 1930s introduced Americans to the modern and technological wonders that were expected to change the way we lived.

Discover the future, as imagined by the innovators, architects and designers of the past, in Designing Tomorrow: America's World's Fairs of the 1930s, the newest exhibition opening inside Henry Ford Museum on April 27, 2013.

Developed by the National Building Museum in Washington D.C., this exhibition explores how six Depression-era fairs served as a grand platform for innovators like Henry Ford to showcase their visions of a brighter tomorrow.

Admission is free for members. Nonmember tickets are $17 adults, $15 seniors (62 and up), $12.50 youth (5-12) and free for children ages 4 and under. For more information, call (313) 982-6001 or visit www.thehenryford.org.

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