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Mission, Aims and Policies

Oriel Môn changes lives by caring for, interpreting and promoting Anglesey’s unique heritage and culture. It seeks to inspire creativity, and to provide learning opportunities and enjoyment for everyone.


  1. Engaging visitors with inspiring collections and exhibitions on the doorstep
  2. Creating a flagship attraction that defines an island and its people
  3. Offering a shared social space with exciting opportunities for participation
  4. Developing a resilient, sustainable and innovative centre for excellence.

Oriel Môn is governed and managed by the Isle of Anglesey County Council, and is part of the Learning Department. Oriel Môn conforms to and contributes to the Isle of Anglesey Council’s policies and strategies as well as national strategies and legal documents such as The Wellbeing Act.

Oriel Môn is a Fully Accredited Museum (no.156) and is part of a large network of museums including the Federation of Museums and Galleries of Wales, the Museum Association, Association of Independent Museums and the Association of Cultural Enterprises. Oriel Môn is supported by the Oriel Môn Trust and works closely with The Kyffin Williams Trust.