The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum. Marton, Middlesbrough, UK


WELCOME TO THE CAPTAIN COOK BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:18/03/2020

Please note that due to the Coronavirus pandemic Captain Cook Birthplace Museum will be closed for the foreseeable future.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but the health of our residents and staff, especially the vulnerable is of paramount importance and we must do everything we can to slow the spread of Coronavirus.

 


 

Cook's Café will remain open and would appreciate your continued support.

The cafe are monitoring Government advice closely and would like us to remind customers that they offer a wide selection of takeaway food and drink in addition to the dine-in service.

 


The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum opened on the 28th October 1978 – the 250th anniversary of Cook’s birth. It is housed in a purpose-built building close to the granite urn marking the site of Cook’s birthplace cottage in Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough. The museum tells the story of one of the world’s greatest navigators and mariners through themed display galleries, temporary exhibitions, associated activities and events and a lively education programme.

There is full disabled access throughout and additional facilities such as the Mess Deck(education & activities, meetings & events), Walkabout Gallery (education), Cabinet of Curiosities (archive & research), gift/book shop, and a café.

For further information please contact reception 01642 311211 or the Dorman Museum 01642 813781

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The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum forms part of Middlesbrough Museums & Galleries Service along with its sister venue - the Dorman Museum, situated in Linthorpe Road close to Albert Park.