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Opening Hours

Please see below for our opening times:

The Endeavour Experience:
Our Winter opening hours


Tuesday – Sunday from 10.00am to 5.00pm (last admissions 4pm)

Christmas Opening Hours

Closed  on the 24th and 25th December 2020



Please note the ship will be closed from Monday 4th January 2021 and will re-open on Tuesday 19th January 2021

The Orlop Café:

We’re open Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00am to 5.00pm (last food orders 3.30pm) serving drinks, snacks, cakes and meals.

The Orlop Restaurant:
Wednesday – Saturday from 6:00pm


Sunday 12 noon – 16.30pm for Sunday lunch (last food orders 3.30pm)

Getting here

If you’re looking to visit our famous HM Bark Endeavour and want to know where we are situated in the beautiful town of Whitby. Navigate your way to us and begin your voyage today!

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Beyond the


HM Bark Endeavour ship graphic

The Endeavour Experience takes you on a voyage through time. Experience life on board the HM Bark Endeavour as it embarks on it's adventures around the world.

Our Exhibits

The Endeavour Experience is only full-size replica of the world-renowned Captain James Cook in the Northern Hemisphere. On board you can visit the following displays:


07th July

Celebrating the Cook 250 Anniversary

We enjoyed an amazing weekend celebrating the Cook 250 Anniversary. Thank you to everyone who came to visit us and a huge thank you to all of the amazing performers who came onboard and entertained us #Cook250Whitby

29th June

A warm welcome home

See pictures of the Endeavour as she comes through the harbour entrance in full glory and receives a great Whitby welcome. Now she can undergo her final renovation ahead of opening as an attraction in her rightful home.

Explore the voyage ›

Fact Deck


new to science species


plant specimens


pounds of bread


gallons of beer


of space for sleep

Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch now served on board the HM Bark Endeavour every Sunday from 12:00-17:00.

1 course £9.95, 2 courses £13.95 or 3 courses £15.95.

For Little Shipmates our specially designed children's Sunday Lunch menu is available for 1 course at £6.95, 2 courses £8.45 or 3 courses £9.95.