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Art Deco Trust

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About Art Deco Trust
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 Art Deco Centre is filled Art Deco style giftware and homewares including 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. “Choosing a tour with Art Deco Trust helps to preserve Napier’s Art Deco heritage”
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Guided 4:30pm Evening Art Deco Walk from Napier Art Deco Trust
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Trust offers excellent guided tours of the art deco architechture, with access to a couple building not open to the public.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barry G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the Gatsbyesque feel of Napier. Absolutely fabulous. So clean, with wonderfully colourful gardens dotted around the town.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank iangreen2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty street. Easy to walk around. Some shops coffee shops are very nice. People watching area. Right now the flowers are very pretty around.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HoonTeo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and helpful booking staff. Shop full of retro goodies. Introductory film about Napier and then a guided walk of the key Art Deco buildings nearby. Interesting and informative. The afternoon tour at 4pm was quieter. Would recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lincsman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Trust is a great example of the power, the passion and absolute belief of the local people in resurrecting Napier from the rubble after the earthquake struck. The film show really sets the scene and the tour brings out all the intricacies of Art...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 644rong
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s ok to take the walk with a knowledgable guide. However you can do it yourself with a guide book and some leaflets

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Traveltone1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk through Napier’s Art Deco district is worthwhile to see the buildings pointed out to you. You could always take a walk with a leaflet and self guide. You do get to see a 20 minute film about the earth quake and how the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Traveltone1
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Being the Art Deco capital of New Zealand a walking tour with one of the Art Deco Trusts' knowledgeable guides is a must do in Napier. Our tour guide Peter was everything you need in a guide - informative, proper and funny. One of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KatAotearoa
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Art Deco style and Napier is a wonderful example. After a devastating earthquake in 1931 the downtown area was rebuilt in Art Deco interspersed with Maori and Spanish influences. Derek was our guide for this 2 hour walk and he is so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 86calgary
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Roy was excellent ... excellent local knowledge, very clear concise commentary, good pace of walk and talk. Great way to learn something of the city's history. Wee shop v nicely done. Highly recommend.More

Thank HelenJG786
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Helen , Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your Walking Tour with us and with our 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

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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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