Cook's Cottage

Local nameCook's Cottage
LocationMelbourne, Australia

Cooks' Cottage, previously known as Captain Cook's Cottage, is located in the Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Australia. The cottage was constructed in 1755 in the English village of Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, by the parents of Captain James Cook, James and Grace Cook, and was brought to Melbourne in 1934 by Sir Russell Grimwade. It is a point of conjecture among historians whether James Cook, the famous navigator, ever lived in the house, but almost certainly he visited his parents at the house.The inside of the cottage includes centuries-old antiques and is stylised in the way of the 18th century, as are the clothes of the volunteer guides.

Tags James CookHistoric Building
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Opening hours

Daily: 9am – 5pm

Admission

Adults: $6.50
Concession: $5
Children (5 - 15 years): $3.50

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooks'_Cottage

Email cookscottage@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Phone +61 3 9658 9658

Address (Unnamed Road), Melbourne 3002, Australia

Coordinates -37°48'52.2" N 144°58'45.993" E

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