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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  • This is a must do if you have a single childlike cell left in your body or any imagination at all then you must visit the lost gypsy. If you dont have a single childlike cell left in your body or any ...  more »
  • If it’s possible you get bored with too much scenery, the Lost Gypsy Gallery might just be a good stop for you to do a reset. There’s a gallery of smaller stuff that is hosted inside an old bus and co...  more »
  • Stopped in here as it had been recommended by friends. Coffee and hot chocolate were excellent but the real experience was the gallery of mechanical and kinetic sculptures made with recycled materials...  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