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Address: 12 Vaughan Street, Llandudno LL30 1AB, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1492 879201
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10:30 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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MOSTYN is a friendly place to discover inspiring art, enjoy our shop and...

MOSTYN is a friendly place to discover inspiring art, enjoy our shop and cafe, and learn or do something new.

Bringing an impressive selection of international contemporary art to Llandudno, we have a varied programme of exhibitions and events, in fantastic spaces that merge the old and the new.

We offer a wide range of activities, and families are particularly welcome. With activity sheets, talks, tours, workshops and drop-in sessions, there's something for everyone.

In our stunning shop you'll find the best in contemporary craft from Wales and beyond. We stock jewellery, ceramics, textiles and glassware alongside books and gifts for all ages.

Come along to our fully accessible and spacious cafe which offers delicious freshly cooked food with an international flavour. It's the ideal place to call in for brunch, lunch or afternoon tea, with lovely views to the sea and the work of local artists on the walls.

Knowledgeable gallery staff are always happy to talk to you about the exhibitions. If you have any questions, or would like an informal tour, just ask.

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Very contemporary collection.

I'm not a great fan of Contemporary Art, but this gallery does an important job of showcasing this modern work. Gallery space is excellent. Rather nice restaurant on the top... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Carolyn F
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Conwy, United Kingdom
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Conwy, United Kingdom
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294 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm not a great fan of Contemporary Art, but this gallery does an important job of showcasing this modern work. Gallery space is excellent. Rather nice restaurant on the top floor with great views of Llandudno. The Shop on the ground floor is terrific. Huge selection of work. Wonderful silver jewellery and many other really individual items. Books and cards... More 

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Thank Carolyn F
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've noticed for at least the four months I've been visiting that a tap is broken and flows non stop in the ladies toilet. Someone needs to pull their finger out and fix it, it's a disgraceful waste! Great use of charity money- paying the water bill.

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Thank willssez
Oriel_MOSTYN_Gallery, Audience Relations Manager at Oriel Mostyn Gallery, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for visiting MOSTYN and for your comment/review. Also thank you for alerting us to a potential problem. We've had the tap checked recently and found that it is not broken, the tap is designed to turn itself off after a specified time and it does in fact work as intended. Unfortunately its not possible to alter the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The work by the female artists - especially Jan Gardener - was truly fantastic. Vibrant. Colourful. Attractive. Interesting. The whole gallery has a very relaxed, light and welcoming atmosphere. It is a very inspiring environment.

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Thank Gina L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gallery in the centre of Llandudno with its contemporary design and interesting shows is a great place to visit. The lovely shop offers excellent retail therapy aand when you're tired of looking at art go and enjoy lunch in the excellent cafe. This is also good for breakfast from 10.30. I would recommend it for families as there's lots... More 

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Thank Thule2014
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lots of original artwork from local artists. My wife bought some lovely earrings from an artist working on Angelsey.

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Thank Les C
llandudno, North Wales, UK
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This gallery hosts some amazing and eclectic exhibitions...art is so subjective! I think it's a beautiful space for showing art of all types. The cafe upstairs is quirky and it's FREE!!! Obviously if you enjoy the exhibition a donation is encouraged. Toilets are clean an accessible

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Thank sueperstarring
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

A varied collection ranging from children's toys to abstract art by way of jewellery and carved wooden birds. Virtual reality, a robot and a skateboard facility were unexpected. A worthwhile visit for its range and a source of unusual presents and/or souvenirs. Entrance is free.

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Thank igbr
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1,257 reviews
686 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The staff were not very friendly in this gallery and get ignored totally. The gallery offers some decent modern exhibits.

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Thank Ethan E
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Exhibits looked alright, just that we expected a bit more. Liked the bike. Didn't go to the upstairs restaurant. Meh!

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Thank D38lawn
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Totally of the wall, plastacimnes on show in the form of what looked like coloured turds ! a crumpled up peice of cloth on the floor Art !! no but a dangerous health & safety problem as anyone could slip on it. Lower gallery was just ridiculous one are had several TV's in it, another had several different kids drawings... More 

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Thank b0bash

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