250th anniversary


In 1768 James Cook began the first of his three famous voyages to the Pacific. They ended with his death in 1779, and the return of his men in 1780.

In 2018 began the 250th anniversary of these voyages with many commemorative events taking place around the world.

Information about Cook's life, his men, his ships, and the modern commemorations can be found on these pages.

Click on the links on the left for more information, or click below for

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