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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4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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    153
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Recent Reviews:

  • Stevieann P
    Manchester
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fantastic Canal Boat Trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 26th August 2019
    We have just visited Portland Basin and been on a short canal boat trip. It was something my 3 year old wanted to do and, to be honest, I didn’t think I’d enjoy it as much as I did but it was just... Read full review
  • cmls5763
    Family day out, free entry, (not barge trip fee to pay)
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th September 2019
    Local attraction, which is rare, free to enter, followed by a lovely canal side walk. Museum interesting as about local area Read full review
  • mswconsulting
    Altrincham, United Kingdom
    Great Day Out
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th September 2019
    A good museum with a free car park near Ashton town centre. It had lots of interesting artefacts focusing on local historical events in and around Manchester. Our 5 year old grand daughter found lots... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • 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 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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