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Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

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While we had a few days of sun I took my kids to the park was clean and busy kids enjoyed it with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary T
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Wow, this place is really fun and very interesting. It is much bigger than you would think. We also... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 15 January 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 15 January 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
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Reviewed 27 November 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 21 October 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 16 September 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Reviewed 24 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PeterMVic
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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