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A visit to the historic landmark Cooks' Cottage, situated in the beautiful heritage-listed Fitzroy Gardens, is a must when exploring Melbourne. Built in 1755, Cooks' Cottage is the oldest building in Australia and a popular Melbourne tourist...more
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Went to visit cooks cottage with my 7 year old and a friend who had just arrived from overseas. It was a perfect little introduction to Australian history, and the scavenger hunt for kids made it fun for my daughter too. Doing the dress ups...More
The old caption cooks cottage in melbourne, this is a place that you can enjoy in a very short time, but not only that, it's the history it's the beautiful grounds and peaceful atmosphere. A great place if you have never seen it before if...More
I missed my Grade 3 excursion to captain cooks cottage so I convinced
The kids and hubby to do the tour and we even dress up in the period costumes and got some fabulous photos !
Loved seeing the house and my kids getting an...More
We happened to find the Cooks Cottage.
Staff were friendly and welcoming. They encouraged us to try on costumes to feel the era and were pleased to take photos together as they also wore costumes from the same era.
Small place but I enjoyed exploring...More
Cooks Cottage was built in 1755 by the parents of the great navigator, Captain James Cook. Cook never lived there, but it does have a family connection. It is a cottage, built of stone, but not a mansion -- it's worth a look. Of course,...More