Step back in time at the Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby

Discover a world of exploration at the Captain Cook Memorial Museum. The Museum is based in the house on Grape Lane where Captain Cook stayed during his apprenticeship. James Cook set about training as a seaman and learned the necessary skills that would be needed for his world-famous voyages of discovery.

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Every year the museum showcases a new special exhibition on a topic related to Cook and voyages of discovery and provide other activities for visitors to enjoy.

If you're interested in the rich history of Whitby, then we highly recommend a visit.

Visiting information

Address: Grape Lane, Whitby YO22 4BA

Note: During the winter months, November to mid-February, there is no special exhibition in the Attic, and some refurbishment may be in progress.

Phone: +44 1947 601 900


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