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Cook's Cottage

Your Benefit: Single Entry
Regular Price: Adult USD 4.97; Child USD 4.97
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Attraction Highlights

  • Step back in history to colonial Australia
  • Learn about Captain Cook and his family
  • Pose for a eighteenth century photo
  • Stroll through the English garden
  • Discover Melbourne's rich history
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Single Entry

Regular Price: Adult USD 4.97; Child USD 4.97
Address Wellington Pde, Fitzroy Gardens, East Melbourne VIC 3002
Phone (03) 9658 9658
Email: N/A
Hours Daily 9:00am to 5:00pm (last entry 4.45pm)
Closed Days Christmas Day
Website http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/cookscottage

What to expect

Discover Melbourne's rich history and how Cooks' Cottage came to be one of the city's great landmarks. Learn all about Captain James Cook's life, his amazing voyages, his tragic death and the legacy he left for future generations in the Discovery Centre. Experience what life was like in the eighteenth century, as you walk through this double-storey cottage and its traditional English cottage garden.

Things to look out for

Listen to the sounds of the Cook family sitting down to a family meal and hear their excitement when their son, Captain James Cook returns from his latest voyage. Stroll through a beautiful English cottage garden and learn about how these homegrown herbs and plants were used in the good old days. Become a member of an eighteenth-century family by posing for the perfect photo opportunity and create your own slice of history. 

Helpful Tips

Tickets and souvenirs can be purchased from the Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre, just 100 metres away.
Address Wellington Pde, Fitzroy Gardens, East Melbourne VIC 3002
Phone (03) 9658 9658
Hours Daily 9:00am to 5:00pm (last entry 4.45pm)
Closed Days Christmas Day
Website http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/cookscottage