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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Recent Reviews:

  • Sue C
    Halifax, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great free experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th September 2018
    It's 30 years since I moved from Tameside and as I had a few hours to kill, I went for a look, not being aware there was a museum. What a great place. I learned so much about Tameside by visiting... Read full review
  • kannr
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great outing
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th September 2018
    A friend and I attended over the weekend. It was great fun. The figures in the museum have such lifelike faces and eyes, very well made. I particularly liked the exhibits where you can literally step... Read full review
  • Paddy1303
    Audenshaw, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    fantastic
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th September 2018
    Cant believe I've only just discovered this wonderful place. Lovely cafe, nice exhibits and the optional canal boat ride was brilliant. Free entrance, loads of parking and £4 for the canal boat ride... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • 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)
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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