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Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Stewart Park, Marton-in-Cleveland, Stewart Park, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AT. England


Extra Details

A purpose built museum in Marton, Middlesbrough, the birthplace of Captain James Cook, one of the world’s greatest circumnavigators. Take a biographical journey into the life of the renowned explorer through our 5 permanent galleries centred on Cook’s voyages and the amazing countries and cultures he experienced along the way. Delve into his early life in the North East of England and work in the Royal Navy as well as ethnographic collections from Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii and many other stops on his iconic voyages.

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Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 12.31MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 12.31MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
People & the Planet Content 7-11 ZIP 12.16MB Download
People & the Planet Content 11-14 ZIP 12.16MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



Stewart Park, Marton-in-Cleveland, Stewart Park, Middlesbrough
TS7 8AT. England

Opening Hours

Open from the beginning of the Easter holidays to the end of October half term for the public and self-led visits (Tuesdays-Sundays 10-4, last admission 3:15). Guided workshops continue to run during the closed season (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays)