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Portland Basin Museum

Type:Museum

Portland Place
Ashton-under-Lyne
Greater Manchester
OL7 0QA

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Tel:+44 0161 343 2878

Fax: +44 0161 343 2869

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Portland Basin Museum

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From: M67, J3, 1 miles (1.6 km) Directions: Follow signs for Ashton Under Lyne town centre.

Public Transport Directions

From: 330 from Ashton Bus Station Directions: Take the 330 bus to Asda, walk along the canal towpath, cross the metal bridge and the museum is now visible on the left.

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    116
  • Average
    21
  • Poor
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    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Claire3382
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A hidden gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th January 2017
    This place was perfect for my 2 ½ year old to explore - what a hidden gem. Well laid out, lots of space, lots of exhibits to interest everybody. Seemed to accurately reflect the local area's history... Read full review
  • Margaret H
    Manchester, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    great for kids young and old
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 18th January 2017
    I take my dad who is in his 80s and my young grandchildren and they all enjoy going lovely in the summer as you can have a walk up the canal. and its all free.. Read full review
  • Dave W
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Good little museum
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 8th January 2017
    Our grandson loves museums and we visited this museum on Saturday 7th Jan. Well presented and interesting museum showing the history of Tameside from the recreated street to the industrial... Read full review

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Opening Times

Portland Basin Museum (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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