What is an explorer? What do they do? How do they travel and what do they find? A chance to find out more about explorers and for young explorers to do some exploring themselves. This free-flow session will capture the children’s imaginations through a variety of activities from map drawing and bag packing to fancy dress and messy play.

Main learning approaches:

Active learning

Plan your visit

Staff-led sessions at the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Workshops vary in length from 2 hour sessions to full day visits (10am-2:30pm) and a lunch space will be provided for these guided sessions. Most sessions can accommodate a maximum of 60 students and advance booking is essential.


To discuss your visit and the wider school offer at Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, please contact Senior Learning and Engagement Officer Chloë Leeson at or call 01642 728235 (office hours vary).