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Lots Of Stuff

Couldn't believe how much stuff was packed into this place. Lots of pictures of local people and... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Glossop, United Kingdom
Interesting historical museum

Cute little museum of all of Staithes maritime history through captain cook and lifeboat life. Lots... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Chris B
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Couldn't believe how much stuff was packed into this place. Lots of pictures of local people and local history. A very eclectic mix of items.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thorny61
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Not at all what I was expecting.Though cheap to visit the centre was chaotic and random. Not a recommendation from me. Sorry.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jofidler
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Fascinating mix of photographs, news articles and interesting pictures and exhibits, definitely worth a visit and something as precious as this deserves lots of visitors to keep it running.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

We visited Staithes and found this heritage centre on the high street on the steep road leading down to the harbour. There is lots of local information on the history of Staithes as well as displays of the lives of the fishermen who lived there....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Cute little museum of all of Staithes maritime history through captain cook and lifeboat life. Lots of local trivia

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

It is not a large museum, but well worth a visit if you are in Staithes. As you would expect it has interesting information about Captain Cook.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Grimwald-Tyke
Reviewed 3 July 2018

A place one should visit as Staithes was the first place Cook has interaction with the sea although had seen it from the family farm. There is a huge range of exhibits with most from the fishing village itself. A number of Cook exhibits and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank venture992
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This is an excellent little museum, far better than I expected from outside. It's packed to the rafters with material and artefacts relating to Staithes on the ground floor, and Captain Cook & his vogues on the first floor. There's a good video upstairs, on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GPB101
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Would have given a higher rating but I misjudged how long a visit I would need here. Packed to the rafters with fascinating photographs and artefacts, I really do feel you could have spent days here without getting bored- from Captain Cook enthusiasts to geologists...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank johnaR5540PN
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Lots to see in traditional displays of photos and articles, it is clearly a collection that has been put together by someone with enthusiasm for all things Captain Cook.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Josephine S
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Response from johnaR5540PN | Reviewed this property |
It was open at weekends this January just gone, so it should hopefully still be open! :)
30 September 2017|
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Response from nannajacs | Reviewed this property |
Not at all suitable for dogs very cluttered