Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum, Great Ayton

The Trust manages the upkeep and development of the museum, on behalf of the village and local community. The museum, the site of the original schoolroom, houses an exciting educational display and interaction of the early life and achievements of James Cook.
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  • A visit to this museum is a must. It is a small shop downstairs but the information and exhibits upstairs are interesting. Set in a lovely village. Free entry.  more »
  • Finally made it to Great Ayton and had a great day. At the Schoolroom museum we were entertained by two fantastic gentlemen who knew the stories of the good captain and his achievements. Well put toge...  more »
  • We thought we would visit the museum - We found it very interesting, Downstairs is like a small shop and upstairs is the museum, It shows the history of aireyholm farm with pictures, Its free to visit...  more »
  • A great deal of information and interactive learning for such a small building. Locally staffed, the lady we spoke to had a wealth of knowledge about the local area and history of the Cook family.
  • So easy to visit. Wheelchair access available aseell
  • A good display with knowledgable staff!
  • Cute little museum
  • Very helpful guide
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