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Portland Basin Museum


Portland Place
Greater Manchester

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 354 reviews354 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:

  • BrianB321
    St Helens, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Went on a RBS GPA function
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 22nd September 2017
    This included a 2/3 mile walk, a guided tour of the Museum from a very knowledgeable gentleman, & a lunch in the Restaurant. A most enjoyable morning apart from the Rain during the walk. Read full review
  • john267
    Preston, United Kingdom
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    A gem!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 15th September 2017
    Lovely little museum. Very interesting and good for both kids and adults. play area for small children and a very reasonably priced cafe selling good food and drinks. Staff are very friendly and... Read full review
  • troketia
    Trip Type:
    In need of a spruce up
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th September 2017
    Once you've been there's no point in going again. It could do with a spruce up and making it more child-friendly. The playroom downstairs is filthy and could do with updating. It's a free museum... 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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