Portland Basin Museum


Portland Place
Greater Manchester

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Tel:0161 342 5480

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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:

    • Hannah P
      Trip Type:
      First visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 28th May 2023
      Visited with adults but will definitely be returning with my children. Really cute little museum with interactive parts. Great little place to learn about the local history. Greeted by a lovely man... Read full review
    • richard s
      Holmfirth, United Kingdom
      Lovely museum. Great for kids.
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 25th July 2023
      Recommended by friends. We took our young grandchildren and it didn't disappoint. Free parking; free entry. Two floors of fascinating exhibits in an old warehouse in a lovely canal side location. The... Read full review
    • emmasamfos
      Warrington, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Don’t try to go with a dog
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 18th September 2023
      Called during a long canal walk. Couldn’t see any way to get to the cafe with our dog so took him very quickly through the ground floor and straight outside at the cafe. The world’s most officious... Read full review



    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

    Attraction Facilities

    • Free Admission

    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (free)

    Provider Facilities

    • Toilets

    Dates and Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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