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Portland Basin Museum (2021)

Located at the junction of three canals. Housed in the restored 19th century Ashton Canal Warehouse. 1920s street; industrial heritage; discover what life was like down the mines, or on the farm. Find out more about local crafts and industries and marvel at historic machines.


Operator: Tameside Council

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

Open Days & Times

Visit website for details for 2021.


  • By Rail: Guide Bridge / .75 miles


  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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