We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Beach Boys Monument

3701 W. 119th St, Hawthorne, CA
Improve this listing
Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Hawthorne
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Description: Monument on the former location of the Wilson home commemorating the Beach Boys
Write a Review

7 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1
    4
    1
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Redondo Beach, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It was very nice to see the monument and free. We spent about 20 minutes reading and taking pictures.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Standish
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
28 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Whenever we visit California we always visit this monument to celebrate the Home of the Wonderful Wilsons.Their boyhood home was knocked down to make way for a freeway.....Americans always value tradition!!!!! Anyway there is now a monument in its place.For a fee,fans of the Beach Boys can purchase an engraved brick for posterity. In the area you can also see... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Culver City, California
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
30 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Do you remember when songs were nice and happy, without violence, drug references and profanity? If not, listen to the harmonious tunes of the Beach Boys. I would rather hear an upbeat song, than a song about being beat up. As a California girl, I grew up listening to the Beach Boys, in my room and everywhere else. My friends... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
New Kensington, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Hey, we're talking the Beach Boys here. Worth a side trip to see a bit of history. Easy to find and not a crowd in sight.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Los Angeles
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

It looks like an overgrown brick bbq from the 50's with a plaque commemorating where a house associated with the beachboys once stood. I think it was torn down for the freeway. You can find something better to do with your time

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oldham
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
15 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

As a life long Beach Boys fan and visitor from England i was determined to visit this landmark. It was not the easiest place to find and i had to ask a number of times for directions. The images of the group members are not as realistic as i had hoped for but i was impressed by the brick work... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Hawthorne, California
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2007

This unassuming blue-collar town is where the Beach Boys grew up, picked up their guitars and changed the world. Their family home is gone but a small memorial has been built to honor the contribution the boys made to music and California's image. A few minutes from LAX, its a great place to spend some extra time.

Was this review helpful? Yes 5

Travelers who viewed Beach Boys Monument also viewed

 

Been to Beach Boys Monument? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Beach Boys Monument, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing