Portland Basin Museum

Portland Basin Museum
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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 life with the latest audio-visual techniques.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Opening times: Tues-Sun, 10am-4pm (Oct-June)
Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm (July-Sept)
Closed Monday except Bank Holidays.

Admission charges

Free admission

Collection details

Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Inland Waterways, Land Transport, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Religion, Science and Technology, Social History, Sport, Toys and Hobbies

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Football bagatelle

Goal!

  • 4 March — 9 July 2017 *on now

An exhibition celebrating the history of football in Tameside. Tameside has six non-league teams – Ashton United, Curzon Ashton, Droylsden FC, Hyde United, Mossley AFC and Stalybridge Celtic – and was the birthplace of footballing legend Geoff Hurst. Using match programmes, old photographs, football merchandise and fans’ memorabilia, this exhibition captures the excitement of the game on and off the pitch.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Portland Basin Museum
Heritage Wharf
Portland Place
Ashton-under-Lyne
Lancashire
OL7 0QA
England

Website

www.tameside.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/portlandbasin.htm

E-mail

portland.basin@mail.tameside.gov.uk

Telephone

0161 343 2878

Fax

0161 343 2869

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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