Exposition Medals

Medals of American Expositions & World Fairs

Welcome to American Expositions & World’s Fair Medals, the premier online destination dedicated to the award medals, official medals, souvenir medals, badges, pins, tokens, and prize medals from America’s grand expositions and world fairs. This site is produced by Robert Fowler, a collector of these medals.

Medals: The Artifacts of Achievement Each exposition produced a series of medals that today stand as artifacts of human accomplishment. The Award Medals, in particular, are coveted pieces that recognized excellence and innovation across various disciplines. They represent the pinnacle of success for the participants and are a focal point for collectors and historians alike.

American World Fairs and Expositions (chronologically listed)

Explore medals from US World Fairs and Expositions: Click the links below to discover examples of award, official and souvenir medals from each event.

World Expositions

Explore award medals from International World Fairs, Expositions, World Expos and Exhibitions: Click the links below to discover examples of award, official and souvenir medals from each event.

Exposition Medals


Each exposition produced a series of medals that today stand as artifacts of human accomplishment. The Award Medals, in particular, are coveted pieces that recognized excellence and innovation across various disciplines. They represent the pinnacle of success for the participants and are a focal point for collectors and historians alike. Official medals served as a formal commemoration from the exposition organizers, and souvenir medals offered visitors a personal piece of history to take home.