The Lost Gypsy Gallery, Papatowai

(4.8/5 based on 110 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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • a hidden gem. Was geocaching and stopped to pick the one up that was hidden here otherwise wouldn't have known this place existed. It is an amzing place so quirky. It certainly put a smile on my face....  more »
  • You have to admire the many things that have been created here. This man has imagination for all things that move. A special place to visit. It will make you laugh and complements nicely something man...  more »
  • Visit this exhibition of a work with old stuff to a small fantastic land of surprising happenings Gave me surrealistic feelings It was also fun in good sense Very good mockacoffe in the mystic coffeba...  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