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
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    244
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    153
  • Average
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Recent Reviews:

  • johncarroll
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 9th October 2019
    what a fabulous museum. one of the best around.modern but set in an old mill.first floor are a street with Victorian shops complete with mannequins. chip shop .veg.shop a drs.etc too many too mention... Read full review
  • Peter H
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Return Visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th October 2019
    A somewhat shorter visit this time round as we really just needed some sustenance after our walk up the Peak Forest Canal from Woodley. We did have a quick look round as it would be a shame to waste... Read full review
  • Camper561192
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Amazing family friendly museum!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th November 2019
    I love this place! Remember going as a child and have take my 5 and 8 year old a few times now. My youngest loves playing shop with the pretend food and till and the oldie worldly shops. Fabulous... 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 - 16:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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