A visit to the historic landmark Cooks' Cottage, situated in the beautiful heritage-listed Fitzroy Gardens, is a must when exploring Melbourne.
In the Fitzroy Gardens, just behind Parliament House, you will be able to go into Captain Cook's Cottage, just as he lived in it. The gardens are beautiful and visiting this cottage is part of the enjoyment of the garden experience.
Captain Cook's Cottage was brought to Melbourne from Captain James Cook's native home in Yorkshire, England and erected in Fitzroy Gardens. The quaint cottage is an insight into the life and times of Cook's seafaring adventures and exploration of Australia and other parts of the world. Also in the…
Cooks' Cottage, previously known as Captain Cook's Cottage, is located in the Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Australia.
“A great inner city park with extensive gardens and bordered by a scenic walking path”
“Nestled inside Melbourne Central shopping centre, the museum gives an overview of what the original building (included inside the modern shopping centre) was used for.”
“Federation Bells is an installation comprising 39 upturned bells. Located in Birrarung Marr, Melbourne, they were created for celebrations of the centenary of Australia's federation in 2001. They were designed by Anton Hasell and Neil McLachlan in collaboration with Swaney Draper Architects. ”
“Australia's most cherished hotel serves its renowned afternoon tea of freshly baked scones with jam and cream, exquisite pastries and finger sandwiches on tiered silver stands daily.”
“A short walk across the Yarra River. Formerly Customs House. There is usually always an exhibition celebrating those who have arrived in Australia to call it home. Also has a cafe and toilets ”