Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum


The Schoolroom Museum is housed in a building once used as a charity school which was founded in 1704 by Michael Postgate, a local landowner, and it was here between 1736 and 1740, that Captain James Cook received his early education.

Opening times: 1st April - 31st October: 1.00pm - 4.00pm daily
1st July - 31st August: 11.00am - 4.00pm daily

Entry price: Free

Great if you like... history, free museums, Learning, adventure

  • travelling
  • stories
  • North East history
  • historic buildings
  • famous figures

Visitor Information

  • 101 High Street, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, TS9 6NB
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