The Lost Gypsy Gallery, Papatowai
(4.8/5 based on 90+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • The Lost Gypsy Gallery was recommended by a traveller. We travelled from Dunedin to here and the scenery alone was worth going this scenic way. The lost gypsy gallery is worth looking at. Amazing what...  more »
  • We were informed about this interesting place but disappointed to find out that the place is closed for winter and will reopen in October. However we did snap some nice photos. 
  • I didn't have time to check out the gallery itself but just popped into the cafe to grab a snack and a coffee. The coffee is excellent and they had some great little snacks perfect for when you're on ...  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