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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
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
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
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
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
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
I had an interest in Captain Cook and this museum was recommended to me by an ex-Middlesbrough resident. My expectations were modest but what a revelation. Room after room packed with information on his life, voyages, "discoveries", and achievements. The information is presented in a...More
Visited on a Sunday afternoon in August. Located in Stewart Park where there is free parking. On the way to the museum there is a map on the floor of his expeditions and some interesting totum poles.
We are all concessions and price was £2.50...More