The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum. Marton, Middlesbrough, UK


The museum will be reopening on Saturday 1 April - Sunday 5 November 2023.

Opening times will remain the same 10am 4pm, last admission 3.30pm.

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum Admission Prices

Ticket Price
Adult 4.00
Child / Over 60 / Student 3.00
Under 3 Free
Family - 1 adult + 3 children 10
Family - 2 adults + 2 children 12

All tickets are valid for unlimited visits throughout the season.


Cooks Cafe is open all year

Cafe opening times are:

Sunday - Friday 10am - 3.30pm
Saturday 9.30am - 3.30pm

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.