Portland Basin Museum

Type:Museum

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

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Fax: +44 0161 343 2869

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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
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  • Excellent
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    153
  • Average
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Recent Reviews:

  • George T
    Excellent local and social history museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th February 2020
    A huge former canal warehouse at the junction of the Ashton, Peak Forest and Huddersfield Canals, with the two lower floors used as a Museum, with accommodation above (I think). A replica street... Read full review
  • davem920
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Wonderful find
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th February 2020
    Great place to visit. Interesting to be taken back in time (maybe showing my age), very informative the industrial activity in the area etc. Cafe also worth a visit. Read full review
  • 81Mark71
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Really interesting place
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th May 2020
    This is a really interesting place with local history and a good place to take the kids - also a good cafe at the end for a quick drink and bite to eat. 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 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
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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