Portland Basin Museum


Portland Place
Greater Manchester

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Tel:0161 342 5480

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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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    Recent Reviews:

    • alisdairt
      Workington, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      A great little known museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 28th August 2022
      Wow. Came across this place when looking for somewhere to visit one afternoon. Free to get in, and the sort of museum I love. Located in an old warehouse on the canal side, I loved the little old... Read full review
    • byrney18
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Visit with friends
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 10th March 2023
      We visited this place yesterday with some friends from Sunderland. We spent a couple of hours looking around. It's so interesting . The 1920s street is amazing and nostalgic even though we weren't... Read full review
    • 659bobe
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      An Unexpected Treat...
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 21st March 2023
      An excellent museum highlighting the industrial and social history, and development of Ashton under Lyme. Tucked away at a quiet junction of the canals in the area. Two floors of diverse displays and... Read full review



    • 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 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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