Spent a couple of hours checking out the information and exhibits about James Cook and the convent in which it is housed. So many interesting artefacts of all types. One of the highlights of Cooktown.
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Popped in for a captain cook, excellent little museum, well layed out and very informative. Would recommend!
If you have made your way to Cooktown, by all means vjsjt this museum, which is operated by the National Trust. The old Sisters of Mercy convent has been repurposed, beautifully restored, and artfully augmented to tell a complete story of James Cook's arrival and...More
Good morning and thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is always great to hear our guests enjoyed their time spent with us here at the James Cook Museum.
Housed in the old Sisters of Mercy convent this museum provides excellent displays of the history of the region. Interestingly, the Museum details both the English and Indigenous accounts of Cook's landing, not widely included in school curriculum. A definite must see if you're in...More
Hello and thank you for taking the time to write your review. So glad you enjoyed your visit to the James Cook Museum and don't forget The National Trust has 8 other properties throughout Queensland for you to enjoy. :-)
Would recommend this museum to all age groups. Has area for children to enjoy as well as being educational. Jesse was working when we visited and his knowledge and enthusiasm was exceptional. Highly recommend
Good morning, Always wonderful to hear our staff are doing a great job and made your experience with us even more memorable. Thank you for your feedback.
It takes about an hour to tour the museum it has some interesting facts about the discovery of Cooktown
Hello, Thanks for your feedback, always great to see reviews of people that enjoyed and saw value in our fabulous museum. Have a great day, Jacqui
We only peeked through the windows as it was closed on Sunday and Monday, our only 2 days in Cooktown. Looked interesting inside and the building itself is a landmark and worth visiting.More
Good morning and thanks for your review. The National Trust Australia (QLD) pride ourselves on taking the very best care of our collections we possibly can and therefore need to have some downtime with the museum closed to the public to care for our objects...More