Art Deco Trust, Napier
Art Deco Trust, Napier - Address, Ticket Price
Address: 7 Tennyson St, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Ticket Price: 20 NZD
Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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About Art Deco Trust, Napier
What is Art Deco? It’s a culture of architecture and development born in the 1920’s and revived in the mid 20th century. It represents the dawning of the technological age and the faith that the last century put in technology in solving the world’s problems.. and this includes social technology such as the liberation of woman. All these themes are resplendents in the bulding of Napier, and the Trust works to preserve that heritage by sustainin intrerst. That’s why the city is rightly known as the Art Deco Capital Of The World. The trust emphasises the supreme achievement of the city in reviving itself after the devastating earthquake that tore it apart in February 1931. For tourists, the Trust provides the facility of various tours, whether walking, bus or cruise. Check out which one is for you. History lessons don’t get more fun than this.
Art Deco Trust Information
- Check out the souvenir store for some neat Art Deco curiosities.
Art Deco Trust Ticket Prices
- Ticket prices, depending on tour chosen may vary between NZD 5 - 150
Restaurants Near Art Deco Trust
- Pacifica Kaimona Restaurant
- Hog’s Breath Café
- Emporium Eatery and Bar
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Art Deco Trust, Napier Reviews - Write a Review
Love to spend time wandering this store. Perfect for gift shopping. A real taste of Napier’s Art Deco history . Friendly and helpful staff . A Napier city must do .
Wonderful exhibition of cubist art forms, the section on kereru station and the contributions of the Nelson family should be a must see for any Hawke's bay citizen.
Interesting collection of paraphernalia and 30s style stuff. Lot of it is obviously cheap knock offs though
Art Deco is such an interesting era especially in Napier. I bought a lovely lamp, to go with my 1939 front door window pane. They have a short film about Napier earthquake you can watch, it's amazing to see what Napier went through that day and months after.
great place to stop and get your bearings- very helpful