The Lost Gypsy Gallery, Papatowai

(4.8/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Create a lasting memory at The Lost Gypsy Gallery, dedicated to works by artist Blair Sommerville. Sommerville creates and displays intricate automata crafted from leftover odds and ends. In addition to art, the engineer produces small and large inventions that you can test yourself in hands-on displays. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the whimsical mechanical gadgets. Finish your visit in the cafe with delicious coffee and Wifi. Using our online itinerary creator, Papatowai attractions like The Lost Gypsy Gallery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you are doing the scenic drive down the coast, you expect sandy beaches, sea-lions and spectacular nature. There is also spectacular art. This gallery is a must see for all ages. It is mechanical a...  more »
  • Every adult should remember how to play. The Lost Gypsy Gallery gives that opportunity to everyone who takes the time to stop here. Guaranteed the best value experience in the South Island of New Zeal...  more »
  • We loved this little place when travelling through the Catlins. We had a delicious coffee and had a fantastic time in the bus and in the garden (which we paid the extra, very reasonable $5 each to ent...  more »
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  • One of my favourite places in NZ. You can spend two hours just exploring every niche and play with the creations you find. We had a lot of fun playing with the "piano" at the backyard. Definitely must stop there if you are around!
  • Loved it amazing stuff in there a real holiday treat
  • Magical shop with impressive items and beautiful art!
  • Definitely worth to spend some time. Creations you'll never see somewhere else.
  • Hhhhh...funny