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    Portland Basin Museum

    by Balam Updated Nov 19, 2007

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    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 wheel.
    Permanently moored in the basin are several old narrowboats of some history, many under gradual reconstruction and restoration, by the Wooden Canal Boat Society, which is based at the Museum.

    10.00am till 5.00pm
    Closed on Mondays
    Entrance is free

    Video of Canal Boat at Portland basin

    Address: Portland Place, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL7 0QA

    Phone: 0161 308 3374

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    • Historical Travel

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