The International Surfing Museum preserves an important part of Huntington Beach's image as "Surf City, USA." The museum features surfboards, surfing films, and surfing music and memorabilia. Most popular are the items related to Olympic swimmer Duke Kahanamoku, who popularized surfing in the 1920s.

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Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
BeachExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5
BeachExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • The museum contains collections of surfing memorabilia and the culture surrounding the sport. In addition to permanent exhibits it has rotating exhibits, too.
  • Check out the shrine to Duke Kahanamoku—the father of surfing. He was from Hawaii but traveled to Huntington Beach often.
  • The shop has cool surfing items and CDs.

411 Olive Avenue
Huntington Beach, California
Parking: Mon - Fr 12 pm to 5 pm, Sat - Sun 11am to 6 pm
Price: Adults $2, students $1, free for children under 6

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: ( 714) 960-3483
Price Information: Adults $2, students $1, free for children under 6
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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