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“Art Deco Weekend 2013”
Review of Art Deco Trust

Art Deco Trust
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Guided Walk of the Napier Art Deco Quarter
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Art Deco Bus Tour of Napier
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Napier Art Deco Vintage Car Tour
Ranked #7 of 32 Tours in Napier
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
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“Art Deco Weekend 2013”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

Another superbly organised weekend - a well-oiled machine - everything just seems to slot into place. WELL DONE GUYS!

Visited February 2013
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Westport, Ireland
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“very interesting”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

the arts trust is full of lots of very intersting information about the area,both past and present. the staff were very friendly and helpful

Visited December 2012
Thank mandr268
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Orlando, Florida
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“Interesting Tour!”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

I'm into anything vintage and this tour seemed right up my alley....it took a little convincing, but I got my husband to add this to our activity list while on our honeymoon in New Zealand. We opted for the evening walking tour and it ended up being just the two of us and our guide. Besides a rocky start (our guide didn't show up for a while),the rest of the tour was very informative and interesting. We got a great overview of the history of Napier, plus some fun facts about Art Deco in general, and the city. The walking tour was also neat because we got to see the whole downtown area while learning about the history. Good time!

Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“A great overview of the history of the town”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

We recently took the guided walking tour round Napier. I had read you could do a self guided tour but, as still jet-lagged, we fancied someone else doing the thinking! Very glad we did. Our guide was friendly and very informative and gave us a great insight into the town.

My only negative comment would be that we were told it was due to finish at 11am and had arranged to meet a friend but actually that doesn't allow for the film at the Trusts building. We had to miss that but were told that we could go back later and show our tickets and see another showing but sadly we don't have time.

Visited January 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Nostalgia lane”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

Great stuff from the art deco age. Pricey though. Good place to potter around looking for stuff that brings you a blast from the past. From times when baby boomers were toddlers or times even before they were born.

Visited December 2012
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