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Art Deco Trust

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Address: 7 Tennyson St, Deco Centre | corner with Hershell street, Napier, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 6 835-0022
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Description: The Art Deco Centre is your gateway to Napier's heritage and a visit to...
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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Always superb advice and help; best range of Art Deco goodies in Napier to buy for gifts or indulgences.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Always superb advice and help; best range of Art Deco goodies in Napier to buy for gifts or indulgences.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Great place to look around, but the constant attention from the staff, although at first welcoming, became irritating, so we left without making any purchases.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

One of those easy to find and easy to admire. The photos don't do the area justice. Napier is a wonderful little town. Full of these art deco attractions .

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Auckland, New Zealand
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This place is fantastic, you can get all the information you need on the city's history, there are tours organised to learn more about the rebuild of the city and how it became such an art deco success, and the ladies who run the shop are delightful.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

If you're into architecture and history this place has it all. It is unusual for one town or city to be built within one main architectural period. Bath in England and Napier in New Zealand are two examples

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Ulverstone, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I did the guided walking tour in early July. Although I was the only person the tour still ran. The Guide was a retired gent who knew his stuff, but had a bit of fun in him too! The history of the town and its Art Deco buildings is fascinating, and informative. I felt that I gained a real appreciation... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The staff and volunteers in the shop went out of their way to help me organize the tours i wanted to do. The shop is lovely with lots of interesting stock

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We really enjoyed the walking tour of Napier. Found it very informative and enjoyable. The lady that took the tour really knew what she was talking about and genuinely seemed to want to talk to the group.

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Masterton, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Part of what Napier is all about. The volunteers of this welcoming Art Deco Trust is outstanding. We came upon the shop open and a four piece bank playing. The real cha cha cha feel. People dressed up in the old and fashionable glory of the early years. It was delightful to see the effort people put on to make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A fun afternoon travelling on the vintage steam railcar RM31 from Napier to Hastings and back with hot roast lunch at The Gin Trap restaurant , West Quay, Ahuriri. Everyone on board had entered the spirit of Art Deco dressing up in clothes of the era. The train made good speed approx 60 to 80 k per hour. We preselected... More 

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Additional Information about Art Deco Trust

Address: 7 Tennyson St, Deco Centre | corner with Hershell street, Napier, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 6 835-0022
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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