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Portland Basin Museum


Portland Place
Greater Manchester

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 331 reviews331 reviews
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Tel:+44 0161 343 2878

Fax: +44 0161 343 2869

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Portland Basin Museum

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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:

  • chrisWakefield
    Bolton, United Kingdom
    Child's paradise
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th June 2017
    Brilliant museum, kids will love it! Book a cruise on the Tameside Canal Boat only £2 for kids and £4 for adults for a 45 minute cruise up the canal Read full review
  • AngieA383
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Half term
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 15th June 2017
    Lovely place to visit with young children with hands on exhibits, a lovely little shop, a cafe - which had cakes etc but would benefit from serving basic meals - and right on the canal tow path. Free... Read full review
  • ghosthunterjulie
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Porland basin
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th June 2017
    The Portland basin museum takes you back in time to when it was a working can walk around the floors and see weaving of cotton clothes.theres a coffee shop at the grown floor cakes tea are... 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 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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