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Portland Basin Museum


Portland Place
Greater Manchester

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 359 reviews359 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:

  • gandw18
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Informative Local History
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
    I've spent many hours her with my grandchildren in the school holidays, they always have fun during our stay. There are usually activities on for the children and information about local history... Read full review
  • Ian T
    Manchester, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
    A brilliant museum set in 1914/1918. We spent two hours at the museum but could have stayed longer. All the staff were extremely helpful and very friendly, you could tell they enjoyed their work. We... Read full review
  • Peter K
    Peterborough, Canada
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Wonderful Memories
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 30th September 2017
    We visit this area regularly from Canada due to having family here. I was born here in 1951, and lived in the area until 1981 when I emigrated. The Portland Basin was part of my life for many years... 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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