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Art Deco Trust

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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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7 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thank you Cherie for such a wonerful tour in a classic car. Your knowledge of Napier and its Art Deco was outstanding. A fantastic way to see Napier and worth every cent. Bravo !!!!More

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

Hi Paul! Thanks for your lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your Vintage Car Tour with us and with our lovely Cherrie. Hope you managed to catch your flight! We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

The shop sells lots of Art Deco jewellery, stationary, posters etc. They also show a film about how Napier became the City it is now which was very interesting.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sdove2016
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the Art Deco Festival! Your tour with Art Deco...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Since I first came to this country I’ve tried a sort of touristic must do list to feel a bit of the New Zealand’s flavours. One that is quite magic is this Vintage Car Tour in Napier. It takes you more than 80 years back...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mouramarcao
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Marcos, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your Car our with us and with our lovely Cherrie. 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 days ago

Napier, what a place. A film set of a town, just wonderful. Then you get this tour. Run by amazing passionate people, who just love to tell you about their town and its hiroty, whilst driving around in a slice of history. Wonderful car. Wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sydney2002
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your Car Tour with us. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the Art Deco Festival! "Your tour with Art...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Informative, great staff, can book tours from there. Essentially a good fun shop. Nice way to get into the feel of Art Deco Napier.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jtwoodfield
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. We would love to have you come back and visit us for one of our many other tours or for the Art Deco Festival! "Your tour with Art Deco...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took a two hour architectural walking tour with Lou. His enthusiasm, depth of knowledge, & affability made for a delightful guided tour!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jcjscott
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 lovely volunteer guide Lew. 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

An interesting interpretation of Art Deco and the history of Napier was done by our guide, John. He was a very good host but the walking tour for 2 hours was a bit too long. The films at the beginning and end of the program...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank revett2016
ArtDecoTrust, Tours Assistant at Art Deco Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Rand, thank you for your review. Sorry you found our comprehensive walking tour too long, we do offer 3 shorter walks which may have suited you better. We are glad you enjoyed John as your volunteer guide for the afternoon. We would love to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended the Art Deco Trust Guided Walk, cannot think of a better way to start a visit to this fascinating town! Our guide, David, was outstanding - & he had such interesting stories & antidotes about each building & pre & post earthquake Napier. By...More

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

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did this tour in the heat of the afternoon but our guide, Denise, made sure we were in the shade when we stopped to listen. There were only 4 of us in the 2pm tour (probably because it was 28C outdoors!) It was a...More

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

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Art Deco Group is a society dedicated to keep the history of Napier alive There was an earthquake in the Napier area in 1931 which flattened most the town but the town council was adamant the town would be rebuilt in Art Deco style...More

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

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