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International Surfing Museum

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Address: 411 Olive Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone Number: 714 960 3483
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Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Guiness Book of World Records Surfboard

This little museum was fun to go through. Lots of surfboards representing all the changes over the years. 4 minute video of the making of the Record surfboard and the most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2016
Laurie F
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Mead, Washington
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Mead, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This little museum was fun to go through. Lots of surfboards representing all the changes over the years. 4 minute video of the making of the Record surfboard and the most people surfing on one surfboard (66) now in the Guiness Book of World Records.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

nice original little place well done, always updated wt some news. Good place to visit. Nice little shop too wt original shaper t shirts and posters.

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Thank skydog1969
Huntington Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This museum is located downtown and is very small, dedicated to the history of surfing. Nice displays, and concerts with surfing music during the summer.

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Thank OCfoodie92648
Huntington Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Very nice Huntington Beach museum dedicated to surfing. Well worth an hour of our time in Surf City.

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Thank TMannara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

You will learn everything you ever need to know about the sport now known as 'surfing- It would have been nice to see examples or mentions of the sport from other countries. All in all a very complete education on surfing !

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Thank 842danettes
Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

beautiful, very interesting, close to the pair, with parking. you will find pictures, all kind stuff about the first surfings.

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Thank alejand321
Fullerton, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

love the surfing history and memorabilia to see while walking around this small museum, so go early and take your time, lots to see!

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Thank Penny C
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

The surf culture permeates all of Southern California and Huntington Beach has laid claim to the monicker that it is Surf City. Not sure they are correct but they do have this cute little museum focused on surfing which is worth a look if you happen to be in the area. Would not go out of my way to go... More 

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Thank elfinforesttony
Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Stop in and check out the International Surfing Museum in downtown Huntington Beach. Now home to the Guinness Book of World Records Largest Surfboard.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Excellent visit with Jeff Marsh and Staff within the Museum. Lots of Surf memorbillia. Great Place to explore the Surf Boards and ask lots of questions on it's culture...

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