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Art Deco Walking Tour

10th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139
+1 305-814-4058
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We have visited Miami Beach many times and admired all the architecture but never knew the stories... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kimberly P
Great experience!

My husband and I love it! We spent 2 hours looking at Art Deco buildings. We entered several... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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10th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Flamingo / Lummus
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+1 305-814-4058

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Miami Beach many times and admired all the architecture but never knew the stories behind them. James was a great tour guide. He taught us how to recognize and distinguish Art Deco from Miami Modern from Mediterranean Revival. We loved learning about...More

Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I love it! We spent 2 hours looking at Art Deco buildings. We entered several buildings and saw interior, too. James quizzed us to make sure we can recognized elements of this style. It was a lot of fun!

Thank Joanna L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only had a short time in Miami Beach so the 2 hour Art Deco tour suited us perfectly. James is an Art Deco whirlwind! We saw and learned so much and enjoyed the colourful side stories. Definitely a tour worth taking as you will...More

Thank MCE63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tour guide had a lot of knowledge and detail about the history of Miami. Very detailed, if you aren't interesting in architecture this tour probably isnt for you

Thank Mollyhelrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic 2 hour walking tour with James, left smiling with eyes wide open. So knowledgeable and made it fun and easy to learn the fascinating history of south beach. If his to be published novel is anything like his tour, it will be...More

Thank Ali F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting Miami Beach many times since the late 1980's, I finally decided to take a tour to learn more of the Art Deco history of the area. We had 4 people in our tour group and had James as our guide. He was very...More

Thank mdazzo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were suggested to go on this tour by my cousin, who had just recently experienced the wonders of Little Havana. From the Memorial of Bay of Pigs, to the wonderful museum of art, including a stunning bar, not to mention the gifts and art...More

Thank soncijo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb walking tour that made our trip to Miami Beach as good as it could have been. James is a mine of information, terrific delivery so much knowledge and passion. Take my advice, go on this tour if you are into art deco!

Thank 2109royw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We only had one afternoon to spend here and this tour was recommended. It did not disappoint! James's tour made the buildings in the beautiful Art Deco district come to life. His knowledge of the architecture and the personalities that frequented these buildings was enlightening....More

Thank Karen L
Christine M, Owner at Art Deco Walking Tour, responded to this review

Hello Karen, Thank you for sharing your experience. Indeed James is wonderful in bringing the past to life from the early pioneers, the unlikely heroes, the boom of the Art Deco buildings, the brazen criminal figures, and the Hollywood influence. All his stories are captivating...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had the tour by James Cubby. James is extremely well informed - he first gave us a great intro to the background to the Art Deco district, then we explored the whole area. He is obviously well know to the people in the hotels...More

Thank John D
Christine M, Owner at Art Deco Walking Tour, responded to this review

Thank you John for sharing your experience on the Art Deco Walking Tour. As you discovered, the Art Deco tour is like a tour of secret passages and hidden treasure, not obvious to the average passerby unless you take the tour. Learning about history has...More

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Bruce M
If taking the tour and then spending a few extra hours walking around, where would be a good place to park?
11 May 2016|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
We actually took the city bus over because we heard parking was a nightmare. When we got there we could see that it was really bad. There didn't seem to be any parking and there were traffic jams on pretty well every street.
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Catherine C
We will be travelling from Orlando to south beach this fri. Which tour time would you recommend to give us time to check in etc and find your tour? Do we need to buy our tickets in advance?
27 January 2016|
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Response from millie4t | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I've been out of the country without Internet access, I agree with the other comments, I took the 1PM tour on New Years' Day so traffic was light.
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GadaboutTraveler
Which tour group did you choose? Any preferences?
19 January 2016|
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Response from NancyBMarlton | Reviewed this property |
James Cubby was our tour guide, he was fantastic, from Art Deco Tours
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