Portland Basin Museum


Portland Place
Greater Manchester

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Tel:+44 0161 343 2878

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Portland Basin Museum

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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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Recent Reviews:

  • Ian R
    Wigan, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Unexpected find on tameside
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 12th August 2018
    Was told about this quaint museum by a friend. Not easy to find without satnav but well worth it in the end. Small in size but big on interest. Canal tours cheap. Cafe was excellent clean and great... Read full review
  • bobyouel
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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    great place for young and old alike
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 27th July 2018
    great place for young and old alike -a real look how things were and good but cheap eats with lots to look at -a friendly and welcoming place Read full review
  • Stephen M
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    An unexpected gem.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th July 2018
    Anyone with only a passing interest in local history or past industries will find this museum fascinating. A delightful museum with well presented detail to suit all ages. It also has a small café... Read full review



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Opening Times

Portland Basin Museum (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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