Language

Portland Basin Museum

Type:Museum

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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 382 reviews382 reviews
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel:+44 0161 343 2878

Fax: +44 0161 343 2869

Add Portland Basin Museum to your Itinerary

Portland Basin Museum

Ticket Prices

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.

Follow Us

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    209
  • Very Good
    142
  • Average
    24
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Ian R
    Wigan, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    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
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    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

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

What's Nearby

  1. The museum tells the story of the Regiment and it's soldiers through 200 years of history.

    0.61 miles away
  1. Visit 'the dogs' for a night out with a difference. Greyhound Stadium incorporating a...

    3.71 miles away
  2. Manchester’s magnificent Monastery is Edward Pugin’s architectural masterpiece.

    3.74 miles away
  3. Britain's first indoor Olympic cycling track, now one of the World's finest and fastest...

    3.91 miles away
  4. A stunning transformation of Oldham’s Old Town Hall into a seven screen, 789 seat Odeon...

    4.03 miles away
  5. A new Oldham Coliseum Theatre is to take centre stage in Oldham’s new Cultural Quarter.

    4.05 miles away
  6. Discover our History. Experience our Future.

    4.09 miles away
  7. Situated at the heart of Gorton’s state-of-the-art Belle Vue Sports Village, the National...

    4.23 miles away
  8. Although closed since 1993, the building retains much of it's stained glass and tiling.

    5.02 miles away
  9. Visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to find out about Elizabeth and William’s work, explore...

    5.12 miles away
  10. Clue HQ – Manchester is a live “escape the room” game. You find yourself in a room with...

    5.21 miles away
  11. Chadkirk Country Estate is around 60 acres and is comprised of low lying farm land and...

    5.33 miles away
Previous Next

Search for What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles

Follow Manchester