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Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

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Address: 101 High Street | Middlesbrough, Great Ayton TS9 6NB, England
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Small but interesting

Just happened to stumble on Great Ayton after a diversion on the A1 . So pleased we found the village as we had a fab morning sat by the river , visiting the lovely little church... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Lottiejae
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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just happened to stumble on Great Ayton after a diversion on the A1 . So pleased we found the village as we had a fab morning sat by the river , visiting the lovely little church where Captain Cooks mother was buried and then a wander down into the high street to the small but very good museum which is... More 

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Thank Lottiejae
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Whether a child, adult or oldie like me, you can learn so much at this little museum, that has been carefully considered. A local or a visitor from afar, you will recognise some of the place names A real treat

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Thank Pollywolly59
Derbyshire
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314 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

So glad that we found this place. So interesting and informative. The Lady who was there when we visited was very helpful. Great place and free to visit.

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Thank DerbyshireCook
Great Ayton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very informative small museum, perfect for just popping in if you have a spare half hour. The staff are very knowledgeable answering any questions you may have.

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Thank Ben R
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We arrived on Saturday 3rd September at 20 minutes to 4 in the afternoon - the museum closes at 4. The lady said that we would need a least 30 mins to spend in the museum so she would not let us look - she already had her coat on, gave us a leaflet and told us to go! Such... More 

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Thank GordonCambridge
Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This little museum was free and had wonderful displays in the area they had. Plenty of information about Cook's life and what he did during it. The AV presentation was well put together with all the facts about his 3 main voyages down under.

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Thank lindsayr684
Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a small place on the main road through Great Ayton. There is limited parking but usually there is some space around with a little walk. An interesting ppart of a great explorer's life.

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Thank Kingell
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Museum is small, but well worth a visit. Part of it is devoted to school life in the time of Captain James Cook,whose parents lived in the village. The remainder covers the history of the village and the voyages of Captain Cook. Some of the exhibits have an interactive aspect, which will appeal to youngsters, but anyone interested in... More 

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Thank Peter D
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I visited here with my partner, we are both into our history. When we came in the lady sat behind the counter was polite and told us the museum was upstairs. When we went up it was packed with history about captain cook. Once we had been in we knew a lot more about his history. We Will be bringing... More 

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Thank Megan_Meek
Guisborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Well worth a visit to this small museum. Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. Lots to learn about Captain James Cook and something for allages.

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