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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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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    206
  • Very Good
    141
  • Average
    24
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Trip Type:
    Family
    Grand Children Trip Out
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 7th July 2018
    This is a great museum with a lots do see and very interesting for all ages. The reproduced old Street was excellent for the grand children. It is free to enter but it is worth a good donation after... Read full review
  • Peakwoman
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Plenty to see and do inside and out...
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 28th June 2018
    Visited a week ago on a quiet Sunday Morning to be greeted by helpful and informative staff. The area has been well preserved to display the role of the canals in the industrial history of Ashton... Read full review
  • Ian Y
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Stepping back in time in Ashton-under-Lyne!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th June 2018
    This museum is superbly laid out, informative and fun. A great place to take children with regular and high quality learning experiences for preschool and school age. Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Opening Times

Portland Basin Museum (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
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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