There will be an exhibition in the British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB from 27th April – 28th August 2018 commemorating 250 years since the 1st voyage of the Endeavour. All the info you need may be found by following the link-
- Liz Shelbourne has started a Captain Cook Endeavour board on Pinterest, which may be of interest.
There are several places around Britain with connections to Captain Cook and the Endeavour.
World Museum, William Brown St, Liverpool L3 8EN
This museum contains the Clore Natural History Centre where you may view and examine natural history specimens. There are specimens of plants, shells, butterflies etc to view. There is also the World Cultures Gallery where the Oceania collection has 600 objects from a vast area around the Pacific Ocean. You can find a link to the Oceania Collection here with clear images and descriptions.
Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Grape Lane Whitby YO22 4BA
The Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby contains lots of information about Captain Cook’s voyages and the Transit of Venus.
Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Stewart Park, Marton-in-Cleveland, Middlesbrough TS7 8AT
Captain Cook Birthplace Museum. For the 2017 season, a major new temporary exhibition about the collecting and recording of plants and animals on Cook’s three great voyages. Including loans from national and regional museums of original specimens and drawings by the voyage artists seen or brought back on the voyage, including the work of Joseph Banks on the first voyage. Also featuring a representation of the great cabin aboard one of Cook’s ships being used for the processing and recording of specimens.
Royal Museums, Romney Rd, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
The Royal Museums, Greenwich has a wealth of information about Captain Cook and his voyages
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