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Address: Steward Park | Marton-in-Cleveland, Middlesbrough TS7 8AT, England
Phone Number: +44 1642 311211
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Good day out

Went with family, the museum was interesting enjoyed walking through and interesting reading,cafe inside is nice ,The park grounds are lovely for the kids to play and see some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
michelle l
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middlesbrough
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middlesbrough
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Went with family, the museum was interesting enjoyed walking through and interesting reading,cafe inside is nice ,The park grounds are lovely for the kids to play and see some animals ,very good .

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

this is in Teesside a place with lots of history and ideal for ramblers lots of history here and beaches fishing villages and friendly folk plus Roseberry topping were the Vikings lived and TV locations from films and TV series and Whitby were captain cook sailed from and lots of quaint places to stay at or rent so come on... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Excellent facility and records of James Cook who was born a couple of hundred yards from Museum location. A well planned history and very informative to Children..

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Very informative and tells you lots about the history of captain cook. Set in a lovely building this is one for the history buffs

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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160 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Captain Cook is one of the most important people to have a connection with Whitby and the museum is really good and interesting. The building is where Captain Cook lived and served his apprenticeship. The museum is really well organised and has many splendid exhibits. It gives a real flavour of how the world was being explored in the eighteenth... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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74 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A great museum telling the life story of Captain James Cook. Many interesting exhibits and detailed story boards. A very good museum tour which can fill in an hour or more. Plenty of interest for children including a dressing up area.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I came here many years ago with my daughter when she was young and surprised the whole place has been completely redesigned. The museum gives the full history of James Cooks life from his being a boy at School in Great Ayton to working on the farm and gradually progressing with a career at sea. His voyages and adventures. There's... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Heading on road trip south from Newcastle to Whitby and on impulse followed the signposts to the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum (just south of Middlesboro (just off the A174) . Expectations not too high - thinking it would be sort of one-room house kitted out with compass and writing desk.. First off, it is in Stewart Park - a really... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Visited the museum at the top of stewarts park, well worth a visit only £4 for a family ticket, very well laid out and of local interest. Has all the information about his voyages and different articles from places that he visited/discovered. Not the biggest museum but well worth a visit. There is an area were the kids can get... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Visited this museum in Stewart Park and was surprised at how lovely this was. The museum has just been recently refurbished and traces James Cook's life from when he was a boy, his three voyages and then his death. Interesting interactive things for kids to do here. Small cafe attached has tasty food at reasonable prices. Don't miss the marble... More 

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