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Art Deco Trust

7 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 0022
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The Art Deco Centre is your gateway to Napier's heritage and a visit to this city isn't complete without learning about the devastating earthquake of 1931 and the remarkable rebuild that was completed in just 22 months.Visit us for information on guided walks, minibus and vintage car tours and to view a fascinating short film on the 1931 earthquake. The store is filled with uniquely Napier gifts and souvenirs, as well as Art Deco style hats, jewellery, retro children's toys and so much more.Make the Art Deco Centre your first port of call on your next visit to Napier.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
7 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 0022
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent 90 minutes on this tour Movie about Napier earthquake and post quake changes in Napier for 30 min followed by an easy well paced walking tour for 60 min. Very enjoyable Highly informative Well worth the $19 A must for all Napier visitors. I...More

Thank cricket235
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for Information on the Art Deco history of Napier then this is the place to visit. It's right in the heart of Napier on well known Tennyson Street (just along from the Municipal Theatre) in a beautifully restored Art Deco Heritage building...More

Thank Rowie08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our second day we decided to do the self guided Art Deco tour/walk of Napier city. The advantage of the self guided tour is that you can make it as long or short as you want. Plus you can buy one guide even for...More

Thank Ieme d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazingly rebuilt after the earthquake destroy the original buildings. Enjoy the old modern period buildings that will remind you of those times if you are old enough. Linger alittle in the many cafes or shop a abit. Then proceed to the seafront with it's dark...More

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and i loved the art deco car tour. We were driven around in an old 1930s car and felt as though we were sent back in time! Although we love the art deco look we never knew about what it meant. From the...More

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

THese tours are worth it. You get 2 hours with an local volunteer guide who is sufficiently aware of art deco, and who can add some local anecdotes. If you are a specialist of art deco you may be a bit annoyed by some of...More

Thank adm_singapore
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Despite feeling a little disorganised at the start & a few issues with the headphones, once we were underway, the tour was enjoyable - perhaps the video was a little long and the time would have been better spent outside. Our guide didn't offer a...More

Thank Belinda217
Reviewed 20 July 2017

two hour tour around the town that explains and shows off the history of the town and the wonderful buildings. when you walk around by yourself you don't see or understand anything about the buildings and miss most of it

Thank ken b
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Well worth doing the guided tour organised and departing from the Art Deco Trust. The local volunteers are passionate about their town and give you a fascinating insight into the best preserved Art Deco buildings in the world, all built following the earthquake and subsequent...More

Thank andrew h
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had Australian visitors and decided to do the guided tour. Our guide was John and he was entertaining while passing on the information. Information about Art Deco first in the theatre then a walk for about and hour and a half . We have...More

Thank Grant N
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6 February 2017|
Response from ArtDecoTrust | Property representative |
Hi Rhetta The free shuttles drop you to the NAPIER isite which is a 2 minute walk from our Art Deco Centre. We add additional walks for c ruise ship passengers. Regards Abby
12 October 2016|
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Response from ArtDecoTrust | Property representative |
Good morning, yes you are able to book on the day, we have guided tours every day (except Christmas Day) at 10.00am and 2.00pm. We also offer a 5.00pm Guided Walk in the Summer months (October - April). We add on additional... More
31 August 2016|
Response from Erasmus16 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, these walking tours go on all year round and by November you will be into the traditional New Zealand tourist season. Go into the Art Deco heritage place and the staff will let you know what is available.