All aboard for an exciting voyage of Discovery. A guided tour of the museum and interactive workshop will fully immerse children in the theme of Captain Cook as a significant person in their own locality. Learn about his life story from his humble beginnings through to his accomplishments on his voyages around the world.

Key learning outcome:

Students will become familiar with the life of Captain Cook as a significant individual in the locality, who contributed to national and international achievemnets.

Main learning approaches:

  • Active Learning
  • Collaborative learning

These sessions can also be adapted to KS2 groups.

Plan your visit

All staff led sessions at the museum run from either 10am to 12 noon or 1pm to 2:30pm. Full day sessions from 10am to 2:30pm are also available.

Most sessions can accommodate a maximum of 60 children.

A room for lunch is provided when booking sessions led by museum staff.

Pre-booking is essential.

For further information about this workshop, how to book and the wider school offer at Captain Cook’s Birthplace Museum, please contact the Learning Officer Chloë Leeson on 01642 728235 or email