Captain Cook Memorial Museum
(1987-present)

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Captain Cook Memorial Museum is a history museum in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England. The museum building, Walker's House, belonged to Captain John Walker, to whom James Cook was apprenticed in 1746. Having lodged there as an apprentice, Cook returned to visit in the winter of 1771–72 after his first voyage.

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The Captain Cook Memorial Museum Opened on 16 May 1987 by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin K.G., G.C.B., M.V.O., D.S.C. "I, whose ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think possible for man to go..."

Captain Cook Museum, Grape Lane, Whitby, United Kingdom where it sited