Important questions and answers (FAQ) about GaLaBau
FAQ as of 22.10.2020
Do I have to be a trade visitor to be able to visit GaLaBau?
GaLaBau is reserved for professionals from the landscape gardening sector. As a visitor, you do not have to prove your industry affiliation. However, please note that – as at all trade fairs – a direct sale to end consumers is not possible.
Are children admitted to GaLaBau?
Yes, children up to and including 12 years of age are granted free admission. Students and apprentices of the specific sector receive a reduced-rate 1-day ticket for EUR 7 on-site.
Trade fair visitors accompanied by children aged 3 to 13, now have the opportunity to have their little ones looked after in the exhibition-kindergarten in NCC Mitte Room Mailand Plenty of toys and trained childcare workers await them there!
Can I bring my pet with me to GaLaBau?
For safety reasons, you are not allowed to bring pets with you. Guide dogs are, of course, an exception to this rule.
What address shall I enter in my navigation system?
You can simply enter "Nürnberg". The dynamic traffic guidance system will guide you past all the queues to a vacant parking space. Alternatively, please use the following address: "Karl-Schönleben-Strasse, 90471 Nürnberg" or the special destination "Messe".
Where can I find parking spaces? How much do these cost? Are there disabled parking spaces?
There are enough parking spaces on-site. Our parking guidance system guides you to the vacant parking spaces; the daily charge is EUR 10 during GaLaBau. Parking spaces for disabled people are located near the entrances.
Are there pitches for caravans?
Within walking distance of the exhibition centre, there is a camp site, KNAUS Campingpark Nürnberg, at which exhibition visitors who come with a caravan can rent pitches. No caravans can be parked on the site of the exhibition centre Nuremberg itself.
Is there a shuttle service from the airport/Nuremberg Central Station to the exhibition centre?
No because you can reach the exhibition venue quickly and easily both from the Central Station and from the airport with public transport. You can find further information on this in our travel tips.
Are there lockers at the exhibition venue?
Yes, there are lockers in the Mitte and Ost entrance areas. Use of these is free of charge. The coin that you have to insert to lock the lockers serves as a deposit and will be returned.
Trolleys can be optionally handed in at the cloakroom at a charge of 2 EUR each.
Can I use WiFi at the exhibition venue?
As a visitor of GaLaBau, you are online free of charge throughout the exhibition venue.
Whom should I contact if I have lost something?
Please contact our colleagues from Security Control Unit (SCU) at T +49 9 11 86 06-70 00. They can tell you if the lost property has been turned in.
Can I buy something at GaLaBau?
No, there are no direct sales.
How to travel barrier-free?
Barrier-free access by public transport and rail
You can get from the main station to the exhibition centre in about 8 minutes by underground. All underground stations are at least equipped with a lift that goes directly from platform level.
- Information for subway, bus, tram
Information for S-Bahn
Service-Telefon VGN: T +49 9 11 2 70 75-0
Mobility Service Centre
Service-Telefon: T +49 18 06 51 25 12
The Albrecht Dürer Airport has had it as a major objective to enable people with disabilities to travel completely without barriers. All services at the airport at a glance:
Nuremberg has some transport services with specially equipped vehicles. For enquiries, please call Nuremberg's central taxi station directly: T +49 9 11 1 94 10
Which services provides the exhibition center?
Parking at the exhibition centre
By displaying a valid disabled parking permit, you can park for free near the entrance to our VIP car park
Our entire fairground is accessible. Facilities at higher levels can be easily reached via our lifts.
Operation Center: First aid and medical support, police
In our Operation Centre near the central entrance, you will find a first aid station run by the BRK (Bavarian Red Cross), police and freely accessible bathroom facilities.
In the event of an emergency at the exhibition centre, our SecurityControlUnit is available to help. Emergency number: +49 911 8606 7000
Washrooms and toilets are located at the Central (Operation Centre), East and West entrances, in all service areas between the halls and at NCC East. The wheelchair-accessible sanitary facilities on the exhibition grounds are freely available.
Free wheelchair hire
You have the option of borrowing a wheelchair for your visit from BRK.
- Normal wheelchair, free on presentation of ID card
- Electric wheelchair, 1st day € 100.00, each additional day € 50.00.
Please contact the BRK at least 14 days before visit. For more short-notice enquiries, please telephone BRK directly.
T +49 9 11 86 06-62 09
Handover location at the exhibition centre can be agreed with BRK on a case-by-case basis.
Telephone numbers for BRK at the exhibition centre
Depending on the event, BRK will be present at the following stations:
Operation Center: T +49 9 11 86 06-61 56
NCC West: T +49 9 11 86 06-67 56
NCC Ost: T +49 9 11 86 06-69 56
Frankenhalle: T +49 9 11 86 06-63 56
Visiting with accompanying persons
If you are dependent on an accompanying person during your visit to the exhibition, he/she is entitled to free admission upon presentation of your disabled pass.
Guide dogs are of course allowed.
How do I get an entrance ticket for GaLaBau?
Tickets sales and voucher redemption will take place exclusively online. Register in our online TicketShop to purchase your entrance ticket or redeem your voucher code in advance. Tickets cannot be purchased on-site, neither can voucher codes be redeemed on-site.
After you completed the registration process successfully until the confirmation page "Thank you for your order", you will receive your e-Ticket by e-mail or you can print it out immediately by clicking on "View my tickets".
In many countries, the international representatives of NürnbergMesse are available for ticket sales, as well as for the provision of information about visas.
Can I use the public transport in Nuremberg with my exhibition ticket?
No, unfortunately, you cannot use the public transport with your ticket. You can find further information on fares etc. at www.vgn.de.
Is my voucher (printed voucher or electronic voucher code) valid for one or several days?
Your voucher ticket is valid for admission for the whole trade fair.
Where can I get a visa for my exhibition visit?
Please note the mail decree of the Federal Foreign Office of 24.07.2013:
In the future, you can generally dispense with the invitation letter from the exhibition companies in the accompanying documents for a visa application. Please clarify with the embassy / the consulate in your country whether an invitation letter from us is necessary.
Contact for visitors
The floor plan shows you an overview of the whole offer of GaLaBau at the exhibition centre Nuremberg, arranged by the main themes.