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Portland Basin Museum

Type:Museum

Portland Place
Ashton-under-Lyne
Greater Manchester
OL7 0QA

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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:

  • sssuuusan2013
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Amazing trip.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th October 2017
    This museum is a great place for young and old. Take a step back in time. Show the children how the older generation lived. There are life like statues a oldie public bar. Old chip shop. Outside... Read full review
  • Mike + Sue C
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Interesting museum and good value lunch
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th October 2017
    Came to Ashton to have a look because it was an end of a metro line. Enjoyed the indoor market although the outdoor one was tired. The canal museum was the highlight of the day and was a short walk... Read full review
  • gandw18
    Manchester
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Informative Local History
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
    I've spent many hours her with my grandchildren in the school holidays, they always have fun during our stay. There are usually activities on for the children and information about local history... Read full review

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Opening Times

Portland Basin Museum (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
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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