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Art Deco Trust

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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7 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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+64 6-835 0022
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The only reason we came to Napier is because is was on our Cruise ship itinerary. I was not expecting much and was wondering why we were even stopping there. However on our arrival the first thing I noticed was the foreshore and park areas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anthonyrR6393ND
Reviewed 2 days ago

A positive outcome from a devastating earthquake leaves Napier with some fine examples of Art Deco. Great walking tour, easy paced with lots of information and history. Friendly guides bring the style to life and there are some fabulous gifts to be had in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine F
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must if you are in New Zealand. A thoroughly enjoyable and interesting Art Deco town with a very informative tour guide. From an earthquake in 1931 this town has certainly made it's mark. Wonderful homes and shops kept in the original Art...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda R
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Linda, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your walking tour with us and with our wonderful volunteer guide. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the Art...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the 2 pm walk which was for about two and half hours. Started with some information regarding Art Deco style, then followed with the walk with a really interesting guide who had a wealth of knowledge. It then ended with a film about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RobbsJetty
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your walking tour with us and with our wonderful volunteer guide. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the Art...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A wonderful way to see and learn about this fabulous town, with a gentleman who really knew what he was talking about. A sensible pace allowed us to see small details and plan our own walk the following day. A must do if you are...More

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ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your walking tour with us and with our wonderful volunteer guide. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the Art...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The town was rebuilt in the 30s after an earthquake flattened it. Art Deco was all the rage then so we now have the number on Art Deco town in the world and what a sight it is too. It crops up everywhere and makes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 261peteri
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your walking tour with us and with our wonderful volunteer guide. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many othertours or for the Art Deco...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific tour conducted by very knowledgeable volunteer guides. The video presentation prior to the tour was also very interesting. Very enjoyable to learn about this fascinating city & how its marvelous Art Deco architecture emerged from the tragic earthquake.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank awhr2018
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your walking tour with us and with our wonderful volunteer guide. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the Art...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a highlight of our time in Napier. Judy was a wonderful guide - knowledgeable, warm and engaging. We learnt a lot and had a really enjoyable morning. A very worthwhile tour and great value.More

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ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Suzette, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your private guided walk with us and with our wonderful Judy. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the Art...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this evening tour with our informative and friendly guide Karen. I had wondered about spending 2 hours walking around but the time went so quickly. Karen had facts and figures, some photos and many, many stories. She was very knowledgeable about the Art...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Born2read
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your evening walking tour with us and with our wonderful Karen. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the Art...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One morning last month I went on the 11:00 AM walk, and I learned quite a bit about Art Deco. In fact, I learned a number of facts about Art Deco that I hadn't known before (for example, how Art Deco has a slight Ancient...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ED44SF
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your 11am walking tour with us and with our wonderful volunteer guide. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the...More

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MelbourneCazzie
16 June 2018|
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Response from ArtDecoTrust | Property representative |
Hi Carol, thanks for your message. There are many hotels within the city centre that are good. The best idea is to contact the Napier Visitor Centre who will be able to tell you who has rooms left or if you want to look at... More
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rhetta
6 February 2017|
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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
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KathiM17
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
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