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, Napier 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.

Winter (1 Apr – 30 Sept)
9.30am – 2.30pm

Walking Tours

Discover the fascinating story of Napier’s heritage on a guided walking tour. 

Guided walking tour of Art Deco Napier

Vintage Car Tours

Discover the fascinating story of Napier’s heritage on a guided vintage car tour. 

Guided vintage car tour of art deco Napier

The Art Deco Trust is a guardian, a storyteller and an interpreter of a collection of unique national treasures.

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Exterior view of National Tabacco Company Ltd. A large cream colored art deco building with pink decorative details, located in the city of Napier. Visit on a Vintage Car tour with Art Deco Trust.