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Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

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Address: Stewart Park | Marton-in-Cleveland, Middlesbrough TS7 8AT, England
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+44 1642 311211
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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History in an open parkland

Captain Cook Museum is full of sound and interesting facts about a local hero. Once you have visited the Museum, Stewarts Park is ideal for a pleasant walk, with or without... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Captain Cook Museum is full of sound and interesting facts about a local hero. Once you have visited the Museum, Stewarts Park is ideal for a pleasant walk, with or without your dog. There is a childrens' play area, some animals, a lake and beautiful trees. There is also a café and I believe Craft Fairs are sometimes held here.... More 

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Thank merrywidow2016
Stokesley, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Love this place, been loads of times, the family spend a full day here and in Stewart Park for very little money, nice picnic areas although the cafe is good and reasonable value, good access areas for disabled people and little children, all staff nice and friendly, I believe a big pat on the back must go to Middlesbrough Council... More 

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Thank Dave J
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

This place is nice for what it is. There are alot of videos which tell the tale of james cook and i learned alot but there isnt as many artifacts as i expected in a birth place museum. I enjoyed my trip and like the fact i can go back with my ticket.

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Thank jonny5alivej
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Went there in September and it was pretty impressive, there are lifts to all floors and even a cafe upstairs. Has lots of information and lots of models of ships and some impressive artefacts from his travels. it is set behind a nice big park which is also quite nice. one complaint is that all the signs and the sat... More 

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Thank JustMe1981
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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711 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

If you are around Stewarts Park then worth dropping in here for half an hour - especially if you have been to Australasia like I have on a number of occasions. Worth a visit especially like when I visited, the weather went from nice to nasty.

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Thank bill c
Redcar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

a very good experience as the kids we took enjoyed it as they were interested in what we seen so as to do a report of interest when going back to school of where they visited

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Thank robert h
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

we are lucky to live a few minuets away, there is a centre granite memorial to captain cook standing on where his home and birthplace is. The MUESEUM is only a Minuit away and is well worth a look for a small fee.. Every year too they usually change the peices too and have work shops for the younger children... More 

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Thank brachyn123
County Durham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We used to come here 15 yrs ago was dirty dog poo everywhere well no change its been upgraded it's nice exept dogs running around not on lead I think dangerous around children and dog poo all over watch were you walk not gd won't come again

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Thank Angela W
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Beautiful museum set in a wonderful park, very interesting and well worth a visit. Great staff made us very welcome, the museum tells the story of captain Cook in a very clear and interesting fashion.

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Thank GordonCambridge
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Tucked away in a nice park, short (if very slowly – less than 15 minutes) walk from the car park. Modern building divided into sections telling stories of different stages of Captain Cook’s life. Upstairs café, toilets. Parking is free.

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