James Cook: Celebrated North Country Explorer

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  The British Library
Project Partner for this website. The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest libraries.
  Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
The museum looks at the life and voyages of the 18th century explorer Captain James Cook. It stands in the picturesque landscaped grounds of Stewart Park, very close to Cook's birthplace.
  Middlesbrough Borough Council
Marton in Middlesbrough is Cook’s birthplace and the location of project partner - the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum.
is the regional strategic development body for Museums, Libraries and Archives in the North East of England.
  Hancock Museum
The North of England's premier Natural History Museum unravels the secrets of the natural world through sensational galleries and close encounters with reptiles and insects.
  Captain Cook Memorial Museum
The Museum has a collection of exhibits about Cook's Whitby years and his later achievements, and includes unique items of great historical importance.
  The Captain Cook Tourism Association
Marketing the area from Whitby to Teesside under the banner of our greatest explorer and navigator, the Association has done much to present a positive and welcoming image for the area.
  Wakefield Art Gallery
Wakefield Art Gallery supplied some of the images on this site. The gallery hosts a good collection of British modern artists and sculptors.
  British Museum
The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures.
  National Maritime Museum
The Museum works to illustrate for everyone the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people.
Royal Society
As the UK national academy of science founded in 1660, the Royal Society plays a crucial role as the champion of top quality science and technology. The Society donated images to this site.
  The University of London Library
The University of London Library donated images to this site. It is one of the major academic libraries of the United Kingdom.
  Captain Cook Society
A Society for everyone interested in James Cook (1728-1779)
  Tees Archaeology
Tees Archaeology is the official archaeological service for the four unitary local authorities of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees.
Why not visit:

for Grimm's sketches of 18th century
Northumberland and Durham.
for information about
the Lindisfarne Gospels.

for images of the NE region.
  The Dorman Museum
  Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum
  Charles O’Connor
  Media Vision (Design) Ltd


Project partners: British Library, North East Libraries and Archives Council, Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

All enquiries to Phil_Philo@middlesbrough.gov.uk
or write to:

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
Stewart Park


01642 311211

Fax 01642 317419

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