The Lost Gypsy Gallery Bus

The Lost Gypsy Gallery Bus

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Ral Pritchard

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Mind boggling, hands on experience and very funny. Loved it.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Dennis Springer

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

An artist whom set up a lot of lovely unnecessary things, mainly built from rubbish, Most of the ideas you can enjoy for free, it is okay to spend $5 for the rest, because, in general, it is a great setup, not mainly for the things you see more for the lovely ideas!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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CMG

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

One of the coolest places we have ever been! Had no idea what to expect, and were delighted and impressed by all the quirky and fun creations! Like being a kid again, full of wonder and joy. Definitely don't miss stopping here, and pay the money to experience The Theater and support the artist!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Matthew Baker

England

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing little bus with tons of quirky inventions and the $5 to get into the main gallery was well worth it. Good coffee too!

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Valentine de Beer

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Really nice museum, filled with creation of an artist. Really funny and inspiring.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Sara and Antoine

Croatia

Ranking: 10/10

The coolest place ever! The guy who makes the stuff is really nice and all of his creations are amazing!!

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Tomas Lloyd

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Unbelievable! Like being a kid again. Full of excitement and intrigue. Amazing creativity by the artist to turn seemingly mundane and useless junk into something fun and playful.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Kai Krchmar

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very funny gallery with lots of stuff to explore. The experiments are made with so much love and creativity. It is definitely worth $5. Totally recommended.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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Lena Wesselink

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Really nice to have a look around and you can touch a lot of things! Really well made. Very creative!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Max Brunner

Ranking: 10/10

What an awesome place. Lots of cool, funny and creative inventions. Never expected such a lovely place in that location.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Clement Oudjaovok

France

Ranking: 9/10

A great bus with strange and tiny art creations, you have to visit this bus.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Dave Smith

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

WOW! What a find! This place should be world famous! There is a green bus on the side of the road in Papatowai in The Catlins and in it is the most amazing collection of recycled junk mechanical art contraptions ever! It is a wonderland of bizzare and unique creations.

There are handmade automata and curios that are both artistic and very very funny. Be sure to go up the back into the garden/gallery/theatre where the artist keeps all the best stuff IT IS AMAZING!!

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Ruud Biemans

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Incredible interactive art!

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Julia Seiffert

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing inventions, great fun.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Kellie

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Blair is a genius. A free taster of his artistic wizardry in the bus, then $5 to visit the "theatre"-well worth every cent! If you like art you are allowed to touch, this is the place.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Daniel McAlpine

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Very good and interesting. Excellent value for money. Will most likely go again.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Michal Sturma

Czech Republic

Ranking: 10/10

Very funny and unusual experience.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Jitka Krejcova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 10/10

Lots of funny stuff, have to see it.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Fjord

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

I cannot say anything it will take the surprise away!

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Katey Justice

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

An amazingly constructed gallery (free) and theatre ($5) of recycled junk. Friendly, humourous, good value, positive ethos and spirit.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Loesje

Belgium

Ranking: 10/10

A MUST SEE!!!!!!!!
It looks all cool from the outside, but it's 100x better then this. It's amazing! The creativity and the humor!
Make sure to pay the small fee (and sponsor this amazing never-ending project) to enter the garden. If you liked the bus, you'll LOVE it in the garden :)

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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paulag

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

This is surely a New Zealand treasure. We stumbled across this bus that is run by an interesting local person and were astounded by his creations.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Cymen Crick

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

A little known attraction in a little known location. A mixture of kiwi do it yourself and x factor artistry. One out of the box and really worth a look.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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paddywhack

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

This place is a must if on a trip through the Catlins. A fun and quirky experience that left me with a smile for the rest of the day. The simplicity and creativity of the owner's creations never failed to amuse me. We also paid into the $5 "theatre" and this was much the same experience. The $5 is defo worth it if only to give the owner some payback for his effort.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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marcol

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Green bus with many little crazy creations inside. Bus is free to get in. The gardens have all sorts of other funny things to see - only $5 - don't miss this place!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago