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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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Since I last came they have added a video in the stable that tells of how and why the cottage was purchased in Yorkshire and transported to Melbourne. Also a brief account of Capt Cook’s 3 voyages around the world and details of his wife...More
Built for Captain James Cook's parents in Yorkshire and transported brick by brick to Melbourne where it was "rebuilt" in a beautiful setting within Fitzroy Gardens. A visit provides a fascinating insight into earlier times and Cook's voyages. Well worth a visit and almost compulsory...More
I have visited the cottage 3 times but this time we went inside. It’s a quaint little cottage which gives an insight into the tough times of a past era.
Set in the beautiful Fitzroy gardens the cottage is very attractive, most people walking past...More
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