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The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Discover why Captain Cook is the world's most famous navigator and explorer and enjoy temporary exhibitions too.

Prices

Standard Pricing
Family (2 adults + 2 children) £6.00
Adults £3.00
Concessions (Seniors, Under 16s, Students) £2.00

Facilities

  • Welcome
    • Good for school visits
    • Good for families
  • Parking & transport
    • Accessible by public transport
  • Opening
    • Open by appointment outside normal hours
  • Groups
    • Group tours available
  • General
    • Shop
    • Restaurant/Tearoom/Cafe

Directions

Nearest major road is A19. From the A19 take the A174 then the A172 to Middlesbrough centre. The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum is signposted by brown signs from the A19 and A174. Car park situated in Stewart Park.

Plan your journey

Connect Tees Valley

Discover why Captain James Cook is the world's most famous navigator with our exploration into his early life, seafaring career and the legacy of his voyages.

The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum opened on the 28th October 1978 - the 250th anniversary of Cook's birth. It is housed in a purpose-built building close to the granite urn marking the site of Cook's birthplace cottage in Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough.

The museum tells the story of one of the world's greatest navigators and mariners through themed display galleries housing original artefacts, exhibitions, associated activities and events and a lively education programme. There is full disabled access throughout and additional facilities such as the Discovery Room (education & activities), the Endeavour Room (meetings & events), the Resolution Resources Room (archive & research) complete with a gift/book shop and café.

Awards

ACE Accredited Museum

Prices

Entry to the main galleries and Walkabout: Australian Aboriginal Life and Legend:
Adult - £4
Concession - £3
Family Ticket - £10 (2 adults and 2 children)
Tickets are valid for the full 2017 season.

Opening Times

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10.30am-3.30pm
Wednesday 10.30am-3.30pm
Thursday 10.30am-3.30pm
Friday 10.30am-3.30pm
Saturday 10.30am-3.30pm
Sunday 10.30am-3.30pm

Seasonal closure

Please note The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum has seasonal closure in Winter.

See The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum page on Facebook

and/or call 01642 311 211 before setting off for your visit.

Note: Visits by schools and groups may sometimes be arranged during closure periods.

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