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Access statement

This access statement is intended to provide additional information for visitors, and aims to describe the facilities and services we offer for all visitors.

Oriel Môn is located in Llangefni, Anglesey.  

It is the county museum and art gallery for the Isle of Anglesey and is run by Isle of Anglesey County Council’s Learning Service.

There is an active programme of temporary exhibitions, workshops and special events and semi-permanent displays relating to aspects of Anglesey’s rich past.

There is also the shop which sells a wide range of arts, crafts, books and gifts, and a fully licenced café serving home cooked meals and snacks.

The Tunnicliffe room is a multi-purpose room used for educational purposes but can also be hired by outside bodies for meetings, conferences, and talks.

Contact information and social media

Address Oriel Môn, Llangefni, Anglesey LL77 7TQ
Telephone 01248 724 444
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Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Admission is free.

Oriel Môn is open on all Bank Holidays apart from 25 December, 26 December and 1 January.

Pre-arranged group and school visits and the Tunnicliffe room can be arranged out of normal opening hours where possible.


The café is operated by Caffi Bach y Bocs.

Public transport

The nearest bus stop is in the museum car park.

The latest bus timetables are published by Traveline Cymru.

The closest train stations are at Holyhead and Bangor, located 12 and 10 miles from Llangefni respectively.


Disabled parking

The museum has a dedicated, free car park.

There are 5 designated disabled parking bays in the museum car park, near the entrance to the building.


There are 4 bike rails in the car park and Oriel Môn is close to the Lon Las Cefni Cycle Route.

On arrival

The main entrance to the museum is approached from the car park via steps or a ramped walkway with handrail.  

The main door opens onto the main reception area, which is well lit and the reception desk facing you as you enter, with the shop on the right and café on the left.

There is a built in induction loop located at the desk. The reception desk has been designed to accommodate different users and is in two sections, one 110cm high and the other 72cm high.

Step free access

All public areas of Oriel Môn are accessible without steps.  There are graded ramps in some areas.


The shop floor is level. Some display shelves are not accessible from a seated position, but staff are available to provide assistance. There is enough room to manoeuvre prams and wheelchairs.

Toilet facilities

There are ladies and gents toilets located near the main entrance. 

Soap dispenser, hand drier, bin and sanitary bin provided.

The flooring is tiled.

There is an unisex toilet located separately near the main entrance which is wheelchair accessible. Baby changing facilities available.  

It comprises toilet, wash hand basin, hand drier, bin.  Also short handrail fixed to the wall and alarm pull. The flooring is vinyl.


The museum and art galleries are all on one level with no stairs or steps.

The floor is wood effect laminate or carpeted throughout the building.

The access corridors to the various galleries is a gentle slope with handrail.

Corridors and doors throughout the building are wide enough to manoeuvre prams and wheelchairs.


The displays in museum, main art gallery, Oriel Kyffin and the corridor exhibition spaces feature 2D or 3D works and all work is captioned in text size 16.

All 2D works are hung to a centre height of 145cm to make them visibly accessible to as many users as possible.

The displays in the museum are a combination of artefact within glass display cases, open display and interpretation panels with texts and images.

Text on the panels are at least size 16. Tours for groups, schools and lifelong learning etc. can be pre-arranged and booked. The Discovery Den houses a hands-on area for families containing jigsaws, dressing up and games.  Seating is at various levels.


The reception area is well and evenly lit. The gallery and museum is usually well and evenly lit, but on occasion light levels need to be lowered in these areas due to conservation needs of specific artefacts and art works.


We have folding portable stools available.  Please ask a member of staff for assistance.  There are wooden benches in the art galleries.


Oriel Môn has one wheelchair. To book a wheelchair in advance of your visit, please contact us by phone or email.

Induction loop

We have an induction loop operational at the gallery shop and reception.


We only welcome guide, hearing and assistance dogs, which are welcome in all areas of Oriel Môn.

We have a water bowl outside the main entrance for thirsty dogs.


Photography for non-commercial use is welcome at Oriel Môn, in the museum and occasionally in the art galleries. Please ask a member of staff if you are unsure.

Occasionally, photography of particular exhibitions or art works are not permitted, because of copyright issues. We do not allow the use of tripods or flash at any time.


We have free wifi at Oriel Môn.