Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth

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Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre Reviews
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  • I was looking forward to seeing Len Lye’s work in this purpose-built gallery. The exterior promised so much. Loved the architecture. Inside it was a huge disappointment. There was only one kinetic pie...  more »
  • Superb iconic building. Thank you to the front desk staff for allowing me to view the setting up of Len's new exhibition in "realtime" via the overhead fish eye .  more »
  • Worth a visit even to view the outside. Unfortunately the Len Lye sculptures were on loan in Christchurch so we will be back to see them!  more »
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  • The sculpture of the building is beautiful and well designed, this was the real master piece and I want to commend the designers and the builders for making this true work of art. The building itself has given New Plymouth an amazingly sculptured landmark. However I am rating this experience on what was inside. The underwhelming, poorly executed minimalist displays made me furious to think that you can put a price on viewing empty spaces. The 2018's $15.00 charge will seem like theft to the out of town visitors who get mislead to pay.
  • Beautiful building. Visitors souvenir shop inside. Great art exhibitions.
  • Beautiful building, helpful staff, interesting displays. And it's free donations advised. But honestly I was a little underwhelmed, it's rather empty.
  • beautiful architectural structure. service from staff was amazing, very friendly and very informative. great place to pop in if you're visiting New Plymouth.
  • Impressive set of displays for a "free" (voluntary contribution accepted ... and recommended by me). Loved the aluminum band and ball.

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