Captain Cook's Endeavour in Whitby harbour

Captain Cook Memorial Museum


The museum is in a 17th century house on Whitby's harbour where Captain Cook trained as a seaman, leading to his epic voyages of discovery.

Visit the Museum website

What makes it special

  • See where the young James Cook lodged as apprentice
  • Learn about the Captain who explored New Zealand and the Pacific islands

Opening Times

9 February to 29 March - daily 11:00 to 15:00
30 March to 3 November - daily 09:45 to 17:00 


Adult - £6.20
Senior Citizen - £5.70
Child - £3.50 
Family - £15.00

Hostels nearby

YHA Whitby exterior

YHA Whitby

Free parking on premises

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA

Map references

OS Map: 94

OS Grid Ref: NZ900110

Lat/Lng: 54.486796, -0.611779

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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