Captain James Cook's Cottage is a popular destination for people to come and visit. Captain James Cook was a world famous explorer and discovered the east coast of Australia. The cottage originally stood on the extremity of Great Ayton in the County of Yorkshire.
The cottage was a gift from Russell Grimwade. It was dismantled and shipped to Victoria in 1933 and arrived in 1934 and has been in the Fitzroy Gardens for 75 years. More about the cottage can be found at http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/info.cfm?top=39&pg=4390