Art Deco Architecture Tour

Art Deco Architecture TourArt Deco Architecture Tour

Discover Melbourne's fascinating art deco architecture on this small-group, 3-hour walking tour.

Every Sunday, learn about the history and culture of Melbourne while admiring fine examples of the city's most famous art deco buildings, including the Manchester Unity Building and Majorca Building.

Manchester Unity Building and Majorca Building

Learn fascinating details about the tiles, patterns, and designs that were popular in the 1930s, and discover how the 1934 Centenary of Melbourne, as well as Mayan, Spanish, and Egyptian art, influenced the city's architecture.

Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Small group ensures personal service
Small-group tour

Informative, friendly and professional guide
Meet your guide and small group at the Manchester Unity Building at 10am to being your 3-hour walking tour. In 1934, Melbourne celebrated its centenary and this event provided a catalyst for a building boom that transformed the city. As a result, Melbourne has some of the finest art deco buildings in the world, with many of the best examples located in the city center.

Follow your art deco expert guide to see and hear about various types of architecture in the city, including the Manchester Unity Building and the Majorca Building. Learn how to recognize the art deco style, including the use of terracotta 'self-cleaning' tiles, the distinctive patterning, and other design details of the genre. Discover how Spanish, Egyptian, Mayan and other cultures influenced the style and how this was an indicator as to what people were interested in during this time.

Departure Point: Manchester Unity Building (in front of the entrance to the foyer on the Swanston Street side)
Departure Time: 10am - 1pm
Duration: 2 hours


Adult (Age 13 - 99)
Price per person AU$54.00

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Happens: Sunday

Times: 10am

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⊜ 220 Collins Street Melbourne | Map
Manchester Unity Building220 Collins Street, Melbourne, ,
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