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International Surfing Museum: Tours & Tickets

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411 Olive Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5142
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Reviewed 31 July 2019

A cool place that is very small, and thus has very limited displays that are sometimes something less than inspirational.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank DanaLosAngeles
Reviewed 20 March 2019 via mobile

Not much to see here except the worlds largest surfboard hanging outside next to a parking lot. They have a few interesting old boards hanging in the rafters, but I wouldn’t recommend paying to see them.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 106justint
Reviewed 15 January 2019

This is a great place for surfers and non surfers alike. They do a great job of having interesting displays and giving you a pretty accurate and insightful look at HB surfing past and present.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Austin H
Reviewed 18 December 2018

I'm not a surfer, only been on a board once in a lesson year's ago but still found this to be an interesting stop. If you are a surfer then I would say this is a must see stop for you. Nice collection of historic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank georgecmeredith
Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you ever put a foot on ANY kind of board—surf, skate, or snow—this is the must-see of all museums in the world.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PickyBaer
Reviewed 25 June 2018

From little kid days, I grew up in HB. Always and still around the surfer guys ~ from Trestles, LaJolla and to Hawaii; specifically North Shore. This small museum is a must-see, at the very least, once. The folks try to change it up according...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Cassy622
Reviewed 28 February 2018

They have some great stuff, very rare and always changing! Stop by and check it out won't take long worth the stop. Great displays and as I said changing displays with some cool themes get on the email list and they will keep you updated...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jeffcS4865GB
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Aa a surfer myself, I really had to go and see the legend of surfing. I had nice time talking with the lady at the reception. She was very kind to show me around the museum. Check out the world biggest surf board displayed outside...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Hikaru H
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Lots of interesting history and being in Surf City, there is no better place to get the oceans vibe. This is where surfing lives.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank musicalsnake
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you walk by too quickly you can miss this little gem. Lots of old photos and memorabilia celebrating the history of surfing.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Patrick S
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Response from Stephanie L | Reviewed this property |
It was $2 when we visited in April.