Explorers Different perspectives: William Gooch story

Half marathon notice

Visitor notice: On Sunday 4 March Cutty Sark and the museum car park will be closed for the Vitality Big Half Marathon. All other museums will be open as normal and DLR and rail links will be running. Find out about road closures

Essential information

Key stage: 
Key Stage 2
Resource type: 
Classroom activity
Location: 
National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
School subject: 
Art, Geography, History, Literacy

William Gooch left Britain in 1791 on a special mission to the north-west coast of America. He never returned.