Captain Cook Memorial Museum Whitby


"The Museum is in the 17th century house in Grape Lane on Whitby's harbourside where the young James Cook lodged as apprentice. It was here that Cook trained as a seaman and acquired those maritime skills which led to his epic voyages of discovery"
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Contact details

Captain Cook Memorial Museum Whitby Grape Lane , Whitby, North East, YO22 4BA
Phone: 01947 601900

Standing and Queueing

There are handrails where appropriate.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair users now have access to the ground floor and to the first floor via a specially installed lift. A DVD of the upper floors and the attic is available to view while at the Museum, and shows the Artists and Scientists rooms on the second floor. This is updated every year to show the year's special exhibition in the attic above. Records of exhibitions from earlier years may also be seen.

Short Distances

Short distance
Disabled parking is available on Church Street, which is situated 100 yards away from the museum. Wheelchair users can also use the bus bay to Grape Lane from Church Street as a drop off point. This is situated 50 yards from the museum.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There is an accessible toilet on site.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistant dogs are welcomed at the museum, but must come with formal identification and a vest.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Large print guides of rooms are available to use throughout the tour of the museum.