Explore Napier with the Art Deco Trust, the official and most experienced tourism operator in Hawke’s Bay. Take a leisurely guided walk or vintage car tour of Napier, the art deco capital of the world. Visit our shop at the Art Deco Centre, 7 Tennyson Street, or join us each year for the world famous Art Deco Festival.
Make the Art Deco Centre your first stop to find out more about the devastating 1931 earthquake and the rebuild of the city in the style of the times – Art Deco. We have daily guided walks starting from $29.50 per person and vintage car tours starting at $210 for 4 people. The Art Deco Centre has fabulous Art Deco-inspired homewares and giftwares for sale.
Each year the Trust host two Art Deco festivals – our biggest and brightest in February, is the world-famous Art Deco Festival Napier where 40,000 people arrive dressed in Deco attire, and take part in four fabulous days of Art Deco festival fun. For the more intimate and indulgent, we host our Winter Deco Weekend each July.
OPEN 9.00AM – 5.00PM DAILY
Discover the fascinating story of Napier’s heritage on a guided walking tour.
Vintage Car Tours
Discover the fascinating story of Napier’s heritage on a guided vintage car tour.
The Art Deco Trust is a guardian, a storyteller and an interpreter of a collection of unique national treasures.