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Portland Basin Museum


Portland Place
Greater Manchester

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 344 reviews344 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:

  • paul w
    Trip Type:
    great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th August 2017
    took the kids for a day out had a great day looking round.also fou d a small place at the back that do barge hire for the day so booked one for the following week.kiddies loved sailing uo the canal... Read full review
  • FrancescaLysaght89
    Trip Type:
    Average Museum that's always the same!
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 14th August 2017
    Portland Basin never really changes. Sometimes they'll have an exhibition on but other than that it's been the same for years. I suppose it's good if you've never been there before but once you've... Read full review
  • rolltogether
    Trip Type:
    Very interesting
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 8th August 2017
    The museum is amazing, the staff is very helpful and I can recommend this place to everyone!! I really like the point you don't have to pay for the entrance and everything is very professional and... 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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