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“Great surf history”

Bruce Snake Gabrielson's Surf Art Gallery and Museum
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Recognized as a top cultural site by the Maryland Department of Tourism, this free museum contains several rare historical artifacts from the surfing world collected by surfing legend Bruce Gabrielson over a 60 year period. Displays include Dale Velzey's original 1950's templates and planer, an original Makaha Skateboard, the first day edition of the Duke Stamp from both Huntington Beach and Waikiki, signed posters from numerous surfing legends, a signed poster from the Wooden Year's exhibit opening at the International Surfing Museum, a set of Rick Griffin drawings, plus paintings and photos from artists and surf photographers from the East and West Coast. Several antique boards are also on display. The museum is located in the offices of the National Surf Schools and Instructors Association. During the summer months the museum is open when the surf isn't great and in the evenings with reservations preferred.
North Beach, Maryland
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“Great surf history”
Reviewed July 8, 2012

This museum has a ton of surf memorabilia, photographs, and art from the beginning of surf popularity. The guy who owns it is really knowledgeable about surfing and builds boards as well.

Visited April 2012
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