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Portland Basin Museum


Portland Place
Greater Manchester

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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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Recent Reviews:

  • aellituv
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Nice and sweet
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 1st December 2016
    The museum is a sweet museum to visit including seeing the barges. What I would recommend you do there though is book a day trip on one of the barges. We had such a great time and memorable time Read full review
  • petewolfy138
    Failsworth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    nice afternoon out
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th November 2016
    very interesting place to visit.we learned a lot about the heritage of ashton and distrct.the cafe is good too.snacks,tea & coffee not overpriced. Read full review
  • sand023
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great free family fun
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th November 2016
    Take my neices children every school holidays good craft activities reasonable prices.lots to see and do snacks good prices too and can have a sail on the canal Read full review


Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Opening Times

Portland Basin Museum (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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