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Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

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Address: Steward Park | Marton-in-Cleveland, Middlesbrough TS7 8AT, England
Phone Number: +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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This museum isn't big and you can get round it really quickly whilst learning all about the famous explorer Captain James Cook an intrepid ecplorer from our very own region.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This museum isn't big and you can get round it really quickly whilst learning all about the famous explorer Captain James Cook an intrepid ecplorer from our very own region.

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Thank Kjkeat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The museum was interesting but like so many museums the descriptions are in hard to read areas. I know the lighting needs to be subdued but perhaps a large print guide may help those of us who have problems reading in low light. The video was good as explained much of what we couldn't read. The house is lovely and... More 

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Thank jennieUk
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Having lived in Australia and New Zealand for extended periods and in Middlesbrough for 25 years, I found this an really interesting place to visit. Well worth a trip with kids to educate them about a time when things were not instant and that he went of a voyage of true discovery.

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Thank bill c
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I have walked here from central Middlesbrough on many occasions to enjoy Stewart Park and usually visit this museum. I really like the museum's layout and the collection of artifacts worked into the narrative flow through the rooms of the museum. The staff were helpful and there's a nice café upstairs. It's well worth a visit!

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Thank XJGB
NE England
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72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I am sad that there is a charge now for the Museum - it was always free.Captain Cook was so famous and had wonderful local connections, that I think the Museum should be free.

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Thank ArthurNEEngland
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

As a kid this was one of my favourite places to visit. Full of knowledge, facts, fun and plastic dummies that scared the hell out of you. I will forever remember the boat and totem pole outside as will most of my generation. Happy to see it still going with all the local government cuts going on around our much... More 

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Thank EddieVultan
Pakenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

The museum is hidden away in Stewart Park, which is situated in the south of Middlesbrough. The Park has a large and free car park and although it's almost a 10 minute walk to the museum, the walk is flat and very pleasant. The entry fee is just £3 and it's well worth the money as it sets out the... More 

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Thank Philip S
Hartlepool, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Large free car park Lots of open space to walk. Good trail at the back of the park which brings you out at other side of the park. One niggle as there was a lot of dog poo around the park, not good having to dodge it with a toddler who runs off

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Thank Nicola H
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Been before grew up round corner but they have done so much with it. So interesting and happy to go again and again. Plenty of narrative videos plus a dressing up area. Love the accents :-)

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Thank Mike B
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is the park I use to walk my dog. In the park is the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum and a nice view across the park lands. There are two lakes with a lot of different birds and ducks there is also with in the grounds a visitors centre and a Farmers Market held on some Sundays. There is also... More 

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