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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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7 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 0022
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ll admit I’m not an Art Deco expert but we were interested in all that Napier had to offer. We checked out the trust, and took a tour. It was all okay. Nothing too special for us.

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolute must if you are in Napier. A movie about the Earthquake in 1932, then a walk through the city looking at the Art Deco Buildings, back for a cuppa then a film about the changes after the Earthquake. Excellent guides and just the...More

1  Thank Pat J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

best art deco event in the world, third week each February, dancing in the streets. if you like art deco, then come to Napier. see the art deco shop, say Max sent you. do the tour. come for art deco week.

Thank MaxNeumegen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is well worth your time to do one of the walking tours around Napier. We learnt a lot about art deco itself as well as Napier's history from our guide, Tony and enjoyed our afternoon thoroughly.

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 2 September 2017 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 28 August 2017 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 19 August 2017 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
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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.