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:

  • Shirley F
    New Mills, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Really nice museum
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th February 2019
    I spent a couple of hours here yesterday with my 6 year old grandson. Some of the manicins were so life like they scared him initially. He was to old for the play area and was not old enough to read... Read full review
  • David T
    Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great for children
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 12th February 2019
    On my last visit I had three children with me all aged under 10 they found it interesting and asked a lot of questions about the past and they really enjoyed dressing up in the costumes provided. I... Read full review
  • Gary E
    Manchester, England, United Kingdom
    Canal and local intrest
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th March 2019
    this museum tells the story of the canal system and the local mills that were along the waterways. ideal for all age groups 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 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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