Board Room

Stroll the Boardwalk to explore the evolution of surfboard designs and materials – from century-old solid timber historic boards, through hollow plywood “toothpicks”, balsa and fibreglass Malibu-style, to contemporary and futuristic composite construction craft.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

  • review rating 5  History of surfing, brilliant to see the names of yesteryear and the boards that were used in their quest for championships

    thumb Alf Corbett
    12/12/2019

    review rating 5  When in Torquay, the home to world famous surf location, Bells beach, a must see, is the iconic Australian National Surf Museum. With a vast selection of surfing memorabilia from the early board styles, through to the latest design shapes, it traces the history of surfing in infinate detail, with the aid of classic movie footage, plus a myriad tactile, hands on items from the past, to capture the imagination of young and old alike. 😎

    thumb Paul Armistead
    3/24/2019

    review rating 5  Awesome display. So many memories from years past. Recommend highly

    thumb Geoff Smith
    3/05/2020
  • review rating 5  History and heritage. Brilliantly covers all aspects of surfing culture since the beginning.

    thumb Luke Grounds
    1/05/2020

    review rating 5  Always worth a visit while in Torquay. It really helps to understand how surfing is really entrenched in the Australian culture and history, especially in this specific region.

    thumb Marco Celon
    3/03/2020

    review rating 5  Not that into surfing but the museum is really interesting and clearly thoughtfully curated.

    thumb Joel Evans
    1/13/2020

Australian National Surfing Museum

77 Beach Rd
Torquay VIC 3228
Australia

OPENING HOURS

9am – 5pm
7 days a week
364 days a year
(Closed Christmas Day)

ADMISSION

Adult $12,
Student/Pensioner Concession $8
Child (aged 16 and under) $8
Family $25.

PLEASE NOTE: General admission prices are for self-guided tours with no time limit.

Group Discounts
Please see Education / Group Tours for details.

CONTACT DETAILS

03 5261 4606
ansm@surfcoast.vic.gov.au
77 Beach Road
Torquay Victoria 3228