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Melbourne Art Deco Architecture Tour

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Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Art Deco Architecture Tour

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Discover the stunning Art Deco architecture of Melbourne on a 3-hour walking tour with a knowledgeable guide. Hear informative commentary that illuminates the history and culture of the city and see fine examples of Melbourne’s famous collection of Art Deco buildings, including the Manchester Unity Building and Majorca Building. Learn how the 1934 Centenary of Melbourne and the interest in Mayan, Spanish and Egyptian art influenced the city’s architecture, and hear fascinating details about the tiles, patterns and designs that were popular in the 1930s.
  • 2-hour Art Deco architecture walking tour of Melbourne
  • Gain insight into the 1934 Centenary of Melbourne’s effect on building in the city
  • See the Manchester Unity Building, which was inspired in part by Tribune Tower in Chicago
  • Learn about the design patterns and cultural influences seen in the Art Deco period
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Departure Point

220 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Please meet your Art Deco Architecture Tour guide at the Manchester Unity building, corner of Collins St and Swanston St in front of the entrance to the foyer on the Swanston St side.

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Melbourne Art Deco Architecture Tour?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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What is the social distancing policy during Melbourne Art Deco Architecture Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Melbourne Art Deco Architecture Tour.
What is the maximum group size during Melbourne Art Deco Architecture Tour?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

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Great opportunity to learn about Melbourne’s history
, Aug 2021
Bright blue sky, great reminder to look up and see my own city as a tourist. Thanks San we loved hearing about this artistic period! ;)
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Hi Shona_M, Thank you for taking the time to post this review - we really appreciate it. Melbourne has some fabulous Art Deco buildings and as you discovered spending time with a knowledgeable guide like San there is so much to see above eye level. Kind regards, The MELTours Team

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