Portland Basin Museum

Type:Museum

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

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Portland Basin Museum

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Map & Directions

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.

Road Directions

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

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4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    235
  • Very Good
    151
  • Average
    25
  • Poor
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    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Murf2012
    Trip Type:
    Family
    interesting canal side experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 29th April 2019
    I took the kids here for a local day out and thought that I would be bored. I wasn't. The place is full of history and the facilities were excellent. Top day out! Read full review
  • Martin M
    Trip Type:
    Family
    good time
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 8th May 2019
    what a great place to visit / very good for children especially. a trip back in time..to see how the Victorians use to live ? although i remember having an outside toilet.. Read full review
  • GayMessiah
    Trip Type:
    Family
    I love a good canal!
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th July 2019
    Nice place to get some of the history of the canals I have walked on for so long whenever I come visit Manchester. An engineering marvel, I'd say. Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Dates and Opening Times

Portland Basin Museum (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
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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