Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cooks’ Cottage would have to be one of the best landmarks in Melbourne. Located in the Fitzroy Gardens Cooks’ Cottage is definitely a piece of history. This double storey cottage was home to the Cook family and is decorated much as it would have been during this period. Learn about life in those days and have your photo taken in period costume. Hear about Captain Cook’s life, his family, his great voyages and how he died. The cottage is surrounded by a typical English cottage garden where there are plants and herbs used for cooking as well as for medicinal purposes. You can purchase a souvenir and the proceeds will help the preservation of Cooks’ Cottage. Visit Cooks’ Cottage for an enlightening and interesting experience in the Fitzroy Gardens, Wellington Parade, East Melbourne.