Portland Basin Museum


Portland Place
Greater Manchester

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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:

    • Ruth C
      Christchurch, United Kingdom
      Very interesting Museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 17th August 2021
      An excellent view of the social history in the Manchester area. Suitable for all ages and free to visit. Read full review
    • Barry H
      Stockport, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Cracking local museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 12th November 2021
      I had not been to this excellent museum for a while.It is open from Wednesday to Sunday with free admission and free parking.On the top floor is a excellent exhibition on the changing history of... Read full review
    • B2330IDtome
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Christmas Experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 8th December 2021
      We took our three children to see Father Christmas at Portland Basin Museum. It was the second time of visiting the museum but our first after Covid. Father Christmas was an amazing experience, he... Read full review



    • 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 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
    Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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