Portland Basin Museum

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.


  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled Access

Contact & Location

Operator:Tameside Council
Address:Portland Place
Greater Manchester OL7 0QA
Contacts: 0161 343 2878
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Open days:Tue-Sun & BHol 1000-1600.
By Rail: Guide Bridge / .75 miles

This entry was last updated on 22nd February 2017

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