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The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League

Miami Beach, FL, USA
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About The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League
Sponsored by the Miami Design Preservation League, the daily walking tours of the Miami Beach historic district are a terrific way to see the amazing architecture of the area. The tour guides are knowledgable and helpful.The ninety-minute tour provides an introduction to the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern (MiMo) styles found within the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. Explore hotels, restaurants, and other commercial structures with a visit to a number of interiors. The tours depart from the Art Deco Welcome Center at 1001 Ocean Drive (at 10th Street) on the following schedule: Daily, Monday through Sunday at 10:30 am and every Thursday evening at 6:30 pm. You do not need to make advance reservations - simply arrive at the Art Deco Welcome Center within 10-15 minutes of the scheduled departure time in order to purchase your ticket. Tour ticket includes FREE admission to our Art Deco Museum at 1001 Ocean Drive.
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ARRIVE 15 MINUTES BEFORE DEPARTURE TO CHECK-IN

FIVE GOOD REASONS TO TAKE OUR ART DECO WALKING TOUR:

1. Our tour guides use the architecture of the buildings to tell the story of Miami Beach and its people.

2. Tour proceeds benefit our non-profit mission of promoting, preserving, and protecting the Miami Beach Art Deco Historic District.

3. Tour tickets include admission to the Art Deco Museum and Gift Shop, and the convenience of Welcome Center concierge services.

4. We have been awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor: bitly/artdecoreview Check us out.

5. Credentialed through the MDPL Tour Guide Academy, we are twenty passionate volunteer tour guides who collectively have about 200 years of experience.
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Pageflipme wrote a review Aug 2020
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We had a great time! Our Tour Guide, Howard, was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and fun. If you are interested in Art Deco, I would definitely recommend!
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Response from ADWC1001, Tour Coordinator at The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League
Responded Aug 9, 2020
Thank you for your nice review. We are glad you had a great experience with Howard. We appreciate the recommendation.
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Edward M wrote a review Jul 2020
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I went on the Art Deco tour of Miami Beach with Howard. It was a very interesting tour and l learned a lot about the area and the origins and development of the Miami Beach area including its riskee side. It was very unique. I saw some fantastic architecture and restaurants and learned how it is still being preserved today. Howard was an excellent tour guide. He knew a lot about the area. Art Deco is limited to certain areas of the country so it was nice to be able to catch a different style as it was in its early stages and ongoing to the present. Along with the Art Deco and area history you get a good tour of the area to plan the rest of your time there.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from ADWC1001, Tour Coordinator at The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League
Responded Aug 2, 2020
Thank you for your review and taking our tour. We are glad you got a chance to learn about our Art Deco Architecture from Howard. He is very knowledgeable and enjoys doing the tours.
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Hanna Tverdokhlib wrote a review Jun 2020
Miami Beach, Florida2 contributions
Great tour! I really love excursions, but it was the best in my life! Thanks to Howard, he is the best in this - everything is clear, informative, and very interesting! I am very happy that I decided to go on tour! Thanks to the organizers and Howard personally!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from ADWC1001, Tour Coordinator at The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League
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Thank you for your great review of our tour and Howard. He is one of the best. We are so happy you enjoyed the experience.
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Mari P wrote a review Jun 2020
North Miami Beach, Florida23 contributions5 helpful votes
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Excellent tour, Howard guided us through the art deco in Miami Beach. Very interesting!! Great opportunity to do an activity outdoor with your friends and family and know more about this beautiful city!
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Response from ADWC1001, Tour Coordinator at The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League
Responded Aug 2, 2020
Thanks for the great review. Howard and The MDPL our glad you will recommend this Tour to friends and family.
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vincentc77 wrote a review Jun 2020
pa12 contributions3 helpful votes
Just did a 2 hour walking tour. Guide was personable and knowledgeable. Highly recommended to gain knowledge of the origins of Miami Beach as a tourist destination and adoption of Art Deco up to the current preservation efforts.
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Response from ADWC1001, Tour coordinator at The Official Art Deco Walking Tour by the Miami Design Preservation League
Responded Aug 9, 2020
Thank you for your great review. We hope you will share your experience with your friends.
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