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Great range of artwork and a fantastic coffee

I started visiting this venue with my partner some years ago but with two kids under 5 it is still... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guy W
via mobile
Well worth a visit

Interesting exhibition of paintings by local artists by adults and children’s work, also some great... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Worcester, United Kingdom
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“modern art”(4 reviews)
“local artists”(4 reviews)
The Tabernacle was converted in the mid-1980s from a Wesleyan chapel into a centre for the performing arts. Since then MOMA Machynlleth has grown up alongside it in seven beautiful exhibition spaces. Throughout the year MOMA Machynlleth shows Modern...more
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Heol Penrallt | The Tabernacle, Machynlleth SY20 8AJ, Wales
+44 1654 703355
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I started visiting this venue with my partner some years ago but with two kids under 5 it is still offering a great range of artistic styles and subject matters to look at and talk about with the kids, even if it's just 'I don't...More

Thank Guy W
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Many figurative wildlife illustrations, a few almost abstract pieces and some good modern sculptures. Good to support active local artists, but the name gives a different impression.

Thank Huw J
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are avid art gallery visitors and, therefore, didn’t want to miss MOMA in Machynlleth during a recent holiday in the area. Perhaps my expectations were a bit high, having visited MOMA in NYC and several modern art galleries in the U.K.,...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Interesting exhibition of paintings by local artists by adults and children’s work, also some great sculptures from visiting artists were on view during our visit.

Thank V B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Great little art venue, with a good art competition when I visited, but unfortunately this swamped any national permanent collections.

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This was a great venue to see comedy. All seats have a good view, although we like the balcony ourselves. We also saw as much as the art as we could and there were some good pieces.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This excellently designed art gallery is a real find in the quiet market town of Machynlleth. Just a few doors down from an excellent bookshop, and a new photographic gallery, it always has fabulous work on show, as well as the permanent exhibition of work....More

Thank Lindy N
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We were wandering around Machynlleth and spotted MOMA Machynlleth. There was a warm welcome, an interesting free chamber music concert going on and fascinating art in a number of galleries. The art was varied, of a good standard and uplifting. The programme of future exhibitions...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Visiting family locally & came into the town to see what was on offer. Very interesting art display with many genres represented & the music festival would have been worth a visit had we had the time. What a great facility - will visit again...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this gallery - wonderful art work accomplished by some very talented people, informative video about local poet, beautifully restored building. However we made the mistake of deciding to have lunch in the cafe. What a disappointment! We both ordered...More

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MOMAMachynlleth, Administrator at MOMA Machynlleth, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi PowysPetunia. Thanks for your comments regarding the gallery. The owner of the café has asked us to post the below response on their behalf. We are very sorry that you felt disappointed with your food on your visit to Siop Goffi Y Tabernacl. Unfortunately...More

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