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International Surfing Museum

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411 Olive Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5142
+1 714-960-3483
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A for sure place to visit

If you visit Huntington Beach "Surf City", this is a must to visit. The museum is wonderful with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JerseyDi
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Huntington Beach, California
A great surfing museum

This is a place you have to visit when you're in Huntington. Check out the big surf board on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
George Z
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Shadow Hills, California, United States
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“surf culture” (5 reviews)
“parking lot” (3 reviews)
“exhibits” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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411 Olive Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5142
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you visit Huntington Beach "Surf City", this is a must to visit. The museum is wonderful with lots of great artifacts, photos and information. It is fun to visit especially for the family, too. Even if you are not a surfer, this museum will...More

Thank JerseyDi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place you have to visit when you're in Huntington. Check out the big surf board on the wall and the history of that which you will find out inside. Every time you go in there something new to see. I recommend it...More

Thank George Z
Reviewed May 19, 2017

I came here on a weekday in May and overall the International Surfing Museum is a good way to spend half an hour, the staff are enthusiastic and they have the worlds largest surfboard in the parking lot.

Thank JXXXR
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Small, one-room museum with some interesting artifacts, especially if you are a fan of Eddie Aikau. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Museum is clean, well-lit, and air-conditioned. Has a little gift shop, too. Only costs a couple of bucks to visit - check it out!

1  Thank thebellcaptain
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Great place to take the family when visiting downtown Huntington Beach! For a $2 donation you can see the history of surfing and see some great exibits.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I'm a local and I love to visit this place. There is such great information and lively events. The volunteers are wonderful and really keep everything running fantastic. Don't miss going when you visit Huntington Beach!

1  Thank Jersey D
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I was very impressed how they presented not only the past but the current history of surfing. The aritfacts of the sport are laid out so you have the opportunity to see the progression from the beginning to the new light weight boards.

Thank SoCalScotts
Reviewed November 14, 2016

I live in HB & if you are a history buff of cities it is a wonderful place. Fantastic history on surf city & it's past to present.

Thank jah03
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The building itself which houses the museum is interesting. The museum itself is lacking. There is a small room with posters, surfboards and other surf memorabilia. It's a sad representative for "Surf City".

Thank pat q
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Quaint small museum, good memorabilia, $2 to get in a bargain, and a docent full of knowledge. I grew up here, current theme about Eddie Aiku. Very good value & overall presentation.

Thank Rey C
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