Captain Cook and Staithes Heritage Centre

As well as looking into the colourful history and heritage of Staithes itself, there is a tribute to the area most famous son, Captain James Cook.

Venue Type:

Museum, Ship or maritime heritage site

Opening hours

Mon-Sun: 10.00 - 17.30
Weekends only in January
Last entrance 17.00

Admission charges

Please phone for details.

A complete recreation of Sanderson's shop, where a young Captain Cook was once an apprentice as well as an enormous
amount of information about the fishing and mining industries which were very important to Staithes, with its rich deposits of Alum, Iron Ore and latterly, Potash.

Collection details

Maritime, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Social History

Captain Cook and Staithes Heritage Centre
High Street
North Yorkshire
TS13 5BQ



General Enquiries

01947 841454

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