Here are ten pieces of practical information to help you organize your visit, and enjoy your voyage of discovery at Expo Milano 2015, exploring the compelling exhibitions that the participating countries have laid out within the amazing, avant-garde architecture of their pavilions.
1. What are the opening hours?
Expo Milano 2015 opens to the public on May 1. The daily opening hours are10:00* to 23:00. There are discounted tickets for evening entrance, which means from 19:00, a special Family Package, and reductions for students, as well as those over 65 years of age. For full details see here
* 9:00 opening: Merlata and Rosario entrances. 10:00 opening: Triulza and Fiorenza entrances.
2. How do I get to the Exhibition Site?
The Expo Milano 2015 Exhibition Site is located just north-west of Milan, and is easily accessible from all of the city’s three airports, as well as the main public transportation lines. The site can be reached by metro (underground), by train, by tour bus, by taxi, and by private car. For full details see here
3. Where can I park?
There are four parking lots, available by reservation only. These are: Merlata (adjacent to the Merlata Sud access), Arese (with courtesy shuttle bus link to the Roserio Est access), Fiera Milano (with courtesy shuttle bus link to the Fiorenza Ovest access), and Trenno (with free shuttle bus to the Roserio Est access). For full details see here
4. How do I get around the Exhibition Site?
To help you get around the Exhibition Site, an area extending over one million square meters, we provide a courtesy shuttle bus, the “People Mover”. For full details see here
5. What special services are available for people with disabilities?
Expo Milano 2015 aims to offer a visitor experience that is accessible and enjoyable for all. Presenting appropriate documentation, the person with a disability is entitled to a reduced-price ticket. On meeting the requirements, a helper ticket will be provided free of charge.
For full details see here
People with disabilities can reach the Exhibition Site from various locations, as shown here
6. How can I make the most out of my visit with the family?
Identity bracelets, nursery areas, free strollers, and other services: Expo Milano 2015 makes a family visit easy, practical, fun, and child proof. Traveling the world with the family has never been easier. Find out more here
7. What can I eat and where?
Expo Milano 2015 provides the opportunity to learn about countries through their flavors and their dishes, so a visit to the Expo is like being in the world's largest restaurant. With more than 150 restaurants, bars, food & beverage corners, kiosks, and street food stations to choose from, you’ll be spoiled for choice! Read more here
8. Who can I contact for more information?
Call +39 020-2015 from Monday to Saturday from 8:00 to 20:00 and on Sundays from 9:00 to 20:00. On Twitter, the Social Info Point @AskExpo answers all your questions in 140 characters or less. Should you have any questions while you are on the Exhibition Site, you can stop by any of the Info Points, for assistance and information. Before your visit, you can go to get extra information from the Expo Info Points in various locations, including airports. Details are here
9. How can schools arrange a visit to Expo Milano 2015?
The School Project
, enables school-groups to apply for reduced-price tickets. Younger children can learn while having fun and explore the world of food via workshops, games, and immersive installations. To discover how to purpose-design a visit for your class, read here
10. What services are available on the Site Exhibition?
Expo Milano 2015 is like a small town. On the Exhibition site, you can find shops, service areas, pharmacies, banks, ATMs, a gym, smoking areas and a cigarette kiosk, as well as a lost property office, orientation services, police and first aid. Read more here
Consult Expo’s official magazine, ExpoNet
to find stories, key people, issues for debate, and expert opinions on topics related to Expo Milano 2015.
is the open and participatory face of Expo Milano 2015, and features recipes from around the world in Italian and English, collected with the help of publishers, bloggers, chefs, associations, and consortia of various kinds. All these contents can be enjoyed on the move thanks to the App