Overview & description

Event is running as follows:
18th February - 31st March 2017 - 11:00 till 15:00
1st April - 5th November 2017 - 9:45 till 17:00
It is not often realised that Captain Cook's ships sailed the length of the Asian coast from the icy coasts and smoking volcanoes of Kamchatka in Eastern Siberia, to the sleeping giant of Krakatoa in modern Indonesia.

The Captain Cook Museum is filling in our knowledge of this aspect of the voyages with an exhibition running throughout the 2017 season. With original artworks from the voyages and loans from major museums, the exhibition explores how the voyagers reacted to the new places and peoples they saw. There was a fateful visit to Batavia (modern Jakarta) on Cook's first voyage, where many of the crew fell sick. On the last voyage, the artist John Webber made the first paintings of many of the places they visited, including the earliest of Krakatoa before the devastating eruption of 1883.

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Type Price
Tickets Adult £5.70, Child £3.50, Concession £5.20, Family £14 (2 adults & 2 children), Adult groups £5.10 per person