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Portland Basin Museum

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Portland Place, Ashton, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0QA


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Portland Basin Museum, Manchester, United Kingdom : Reviews of Portland Basin Museum - Yahoo! Travel
Located in the recently rebuilt Ashton canal warehouse - originally built in 1834 - this award-winning museum looks at Tameside history through local industry, cra...

Portland Basin Museum
Ashton-under-Lyne is situated about six miles to the east of Manchester, on the northern banks of the River Tame. The Portland Basin Museum at Ashton-under-Lyne is housed in the recently rebuilt Ashton Canal Warehouse. Admission is free (August 2001) and there are limited, safe moorings for those in...

Portland Basin Museum
Step back in time on our 1920s street, as the sights and sounds of bygone Tameside are brought to life. Take a look into our kitchen and parlour to find out how...

Exhibitions at Portland Basin Museum
Get out your bucket and spade and head to Portland Basin as we get ready for summer. Find out where Tameside people went on holiday in the past, how they travelled and dressed for the beach. With postcards, photographs, costumes and tacky souvenirs, this fun-filled exhibition is sure to bring those ...

Portland Basin Museum - Ashton under Lyne
After a major refurbishment and enlargement, the Portland Basin Heritage Centre re-opened in March 1999 as the Portland Basin Museum. Housed in the former Ashton Canal Warehouse, the Museum is situated alongside the Ashton Canal at Portland Basin, Ashton under Lyne, opposite the junction with the Pe...

Portland Basin Museum - 24 Hour Museum - official guide to UK museums, galleries, exhibitions and heritage
Discover the life and work experiences of the people of Tameside. Explore a typical Tameside street of 1928 with its shops, houses, school, chapel and doctor's surgery - all brought to life with the latest a...

Portland Basin Museum on AboutBritain.com
have changed! Call at the Bridge Inn, meet the neighbours, and skip in the school playground. Chat in the chippie, pop into the grocer's, visit the doctor, and hock the family silver! Discover the history of Tameside's crafts and trades blacksmithing, clogmaking, printing, drystone walling a...

Portland Basin Industrial Heritage Centre and Museum, Ashton-under-Lyne,Tameside
Set at the confluence of 3 canals, the Portland Basin Industrial Heritage Centre tells the social and economic history of the people of Tameside, with permanent, visiting and changing exhibitions. Set exhibits cover everything from cotton spinning to Fish and Chips!, including a fully restored water...

Portland Basin Canals Museum & Heritage Centre
Restored in 1999 to its present original glory, the Portland Basin Museum buildings, originally the Ashton New Wharf warehouse, had stood derelict for some thirty years since it was razed by fire in the 1970s. Located at the junction of the Ashton Canal and the Lower Peak Forest Canal, it served as ...

Portland Basin Museum - Manchester City Guide venues & listings
Portland Basin is an award winning museum housed in a reconstruction of the historic 1834 Ashton canal warehouse. Discover the life and work experiences of the people of Tameside. Explore a typical Tameside street of 1928 with its shops, houses, school, chapel and doctor's surgery - all brought to l...

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