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Address: Or 9 Tyne St 7 Harbour Street | Historic Precinct, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Phone Number: 27 3666201
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Amazing little place - must step into

If you like contemporary and quirky art then this little place is a must visit. Really close to the steam punk museum, this arty little gallery store is eccentric and surreal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2016
Rinaeleven
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

If you like contemporary and quirky art then this little place is a must visit. Really close to the steam punk museum, this arty little gallery store is eccentric and surreal. Simply awesome!

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Thank Rinaeleven
Dunedin, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I was glad when I first ventured upstairs into this dustily charming showroom in the heart of the historic precinct, adorned with surprises large & small: massive papier mâché Queen Victorias and various other mammals, deer horns decorated with dainty necklaces - as well as items actually for sale such as cards, homemade pretty boxes & such things as pre-loved... More 

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Thank Helen M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

One cannot go to Oamaru without going to this gallery to see what Donna and her friends have been up to. Fascinating, eclectic range of artworks, no pressure to buy, Donna is a delight and great to chat with. They always have interesting music playing and they often host events that one can be part of.

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Thank Andy C
Sheffield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Donna Demente's artistic talent is amazing and visiting her gallery is such fun. There is a selection of gifts for all pockets and I bought a brilliant poster which I shall frame and hang when I get back to the UK. Would definitely recommend a visit .... loved it.

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Thank SteelerRos
auckland
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Donna is a graduate of Elam School of Fine Arts . I loved my visit to this quirky & intriguing gallery. She was there the day I visited & I had a great chat to her. Definitely a highlight of my stay in Oamaru.

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Thank nina m
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

What fun to discover all the olde world bits and pieces. Great gifts and interesting art in old buildings that are just as interesting .A most enjoyable place to wonder and ponder.

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Thank afrika57
Maroochydore, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

The Art is absolutely magnificent this place would not be out of place smack bang in the middle of Paris it is soooo Magnificent!!!!

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

a trip to the grainstore gallery is a must. I have never seen anything like it before. The art work is amazing.

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Thank rose740
Oamaru, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I have visited Donna's Gallery many times for creative inspiration and have never been disappointed.

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Canberra, Australia
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

easy to spend money here as there are some excellent items to view, open hours were convenient other shops in the immediate area are worth a look too

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