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Art Deco Tours

South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
+1 305-814-4058
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Take the #1 walking tour in South Beach with the most popular tour guides in the district. Art Deco Tours, Inc.will enlighten and entertain you with fascinating facts and stories. Two hours will fly by fast. Stroll along Ocean Drive and learn about the history, the unlikely hero who saved the Art Deco buildings, the role of Hollywood and the mob. You'll learn and admire the architecture from the outside and design & decor on the inside. You will become experts in Art Deco by the end of the tour! Daily small group tours (max 8-9 people) are offered several times a day, for that personal engagement and VIP access to select buildings not permitted to large groups. Enrich your visit and learn about the culture, history and architecture of South Beach beyond the beaches! Price starts at $30 per person. Private tours also available any day or time. We also offer LITTLE HAVANA TOURS. Be sure to click the link for our web-site to learn about all our tours.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Flamingo / Lummus
+1 305-814-4058

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

An easy paced and informative tour of the old Art Deco hotels and the history of South Beach. Our tour guide, James, was an amazing resource full of information and interesting stories. I'm not much of an "art" guy but James made this tour very...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We found the tour to be a fantastic introduction to the Art Deco District (especially if you're only visiting Miami Beach for a short time... as we were). We picked a morning tour and were lucky to have a personal tour from James. He was...More

Thank darren2859
Christine M, Owner at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Hello Darren, Thank you for sharing your experience on the historic area on the Art Deco walking tour. Mornings are best with less crowds and noise and more parking. As we are now in our slower summer season often times guests may be the only...More

Reviewed May 25, 2017

my hubby is not into tours, but we both really enjoyed this one. It's very cool to see and hear about the development of art deco through the decades.More

1  Thank cruiseforreal
Christine M, Owner at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Hello! I can't tell you how many times we hear, especially from husbands, that they did not expect to enjoy the tour that we actually exceeded expectations! They are wise to listen to their wives. [wink] Miami Beach has a very colorful history in its...More

Reviewed May 24, 2017

This tour was excellent. We wouldn't normally do this sort of thing, often preferring to walk around things / areas ourselves, usually having done a bit of prereading. But we read the TA reviews and decided to give it a go. It was great and...More

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Christine M, Owner at Art Deco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Well hello Sunburnt Penguins! Love that name. Very catchy! So glad you enjoyed the Art Deco Walking Tour and it was the highlight of your trip! There is no comparison to walking on your own to having a personal tour guide to share the incredible...More

Reviewed May 16, 2017

We have visited Miami Beach many times and admired all the architecture but never knew the stories behind them. James was a great tour guide. He taught us how to recognize and distinguish Art Deco from Miami Modern from Mediterranean Revival. We loved learning about...More

Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed May 13, 2017

My husband and I love it! We spent 2 hours looking at Art Deco buildings. We entered several buildings and saw interior, too. James quizzed us to make sure we can recognized elements of this style. It was a lot of fun!

Thank Joanna L
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

We only had a short time in Miami Beach so the 2 hour Art Deco tour suited us perfectly. James is an Art Deco whirlwind! We saw and learned so much and enjoyed the colourful side stories. Definitely a tour worth taking as you will...More

Thank MCE63
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Tour guide had a lot of knowledge and detail about the history of Miami. Very detailed, if you aren't interesting in architecture this tour probably isnt for you

Thank Mollyhelrose
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic 2 hour walking tour with James, left smiling with eyes wide open. So knowledgeable and made it fun and easy to learn the fascinating history of south beach. If his to be published novel is anything like his tour, it will be...More

Thank Ali F
Reviewed May 1, 2017

After visiting Miami Beach many times since the late 1980's, I finally decided to take a tour to learn more of the Art Deco history of the area. We had 4 people in our tour group and had James as our guide. He was very...More

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Bruce M
May 10, 2016|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
We actually took the city bus over because we heard parking was a nightmare. When we got there we could see that it was really bad. There didn't seem to be any parking and there were traffic jams on pretty well every street.
Catherine C
January 27, 2016|
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Response from millie4t | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I've been out of the country without Internet access, I agree with the other comments, I took the 1PM tour on New Years' Day so traffic was light.
January 19, 2016|
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Response from NancyBMarlton | Reviewed this property |
James Cubby was our tour guide, he was fantastic, from Art Deco Tours