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Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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A really nice attraction in the Lovely Stewart Park!

Great attraction particularly for children...and I understand it has recently been refurbished to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Great little museum

Interesting little museum in great surroundings, but I thought there would be more about his... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great attraction particularly for children...and I understand it has recently been refurbished to be a much more interactive experience. There is also a really nice Cafe with views overlooking the Park. The Museum is also within the Lovely and extensive Stewat Park!!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting little museum in great surroundings, but I thought there would be more about his battles with Peter Pan in Neverland.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank E4273INchrisb
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

While we had a few days of sun I took my kids to the park was clean and busy kids enjoyed it with a lot of room for a game of footbsll

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mary T
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Wow, this place is really fun and very interesting. It is much bigger than you would think. We also watched a little 5 minute movie. It also has a cafe. Jenny was very helpful, kind and interesting. When you walk in there is a couple...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I liked going to the captain cook muesem it was very interesting finding all about him he did three voyages but in the film there was naked Hawaiians.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank georgewwood
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Family were visiting and had a trip to Stewart’s Park and decided to pop into Captain Cook’s birthplace museum. There is a charge but I think it’s good value. It is many years since we last visited. Spent well over an hour here. There is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CarolG900
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Very well presented museum on the life of Middlesbrough's greatest son and the word's greatest navigator, Captain James Cook. Updated in recent years to make more child friendly so accessible whilst also remaining informative for adults. Great location in Stewarts Park with the site of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gulfstream229
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Coming from Australia, Visited this Museum and was impressed by the Concise nature of this Museum. It did not "overload" you with Information, but gave you a realistic HISTORY and good overview of Captain Cook his early "life", along the Crew that accompanied him. What...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Harro4
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Such a gem for the area, was told to visit this museum from the Dorman, it was very interesting, so much information, so much to see, it was a fun day out. The park is wonderful, always has been, although I wish they had rebuilt...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FloraFo
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The museum has had a refurb last year. Displays have been updated , There is a little "Treasure hunt " for kids to do whilst visiting. Also the museum runs lots of craft activities for younger kids during holidays. it has a pay once ,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jackie W
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