We offer a range of guided group tours from casual visits to focused presentations, all with the aim of educating and entertaining visitors wanting to learn more about surfing and beach culture.
ANSM Education Program
We cater for school students from Prep to Year 12 and can tailor guided Museum tours to specific course outlines (VELS) such as history, technology and environmental studies (Outdoor Education).
Guided Tours are $6.50 per student (minimum 10 students – teachers and support staff free)
Bookings can be made by filling out this form.
We welcome Museum visits from community groups, tour groups, adult groups and groups with special needs.
Guided Tours are $6.50 per person (minimum 10 people – support staff free)
Bells Beach Tours
We also offer Bells Beach Tours, which can be either education-based (covering Outdoor Education/Humans and the Environment) or casual walk and talk about the history of Bells, its fantastic surf and the surrounding area.
Tours are $9 per person (minimum 10 students – teachers and support staff free)
WHAT THEY’RE SAYING
Stopped in on a weekend away. I was really impressed with the items in the collection and didn't realise surfing was such an old craft. I learned a lot about the history of surfing, the evolution of the boards and the technology that goes into making a great board. We spent about 1.5 hours in the museum but there us a 90 minute feature film that shows in the theatre, so allow more time if you want to watch the whole thing.
Wenn Surfing interessiert, dann ist dieses Museum ein Must, das Thema wird spannend präsentiert und mit Viedos untermalt
Well worth the few bucks to head in and see, fantastic service at the counter on the way in which sets the mood for the whole experience
Great place to go.
A must see in Torquay
Really well done, although the entry fee of ~$12.50 was a little steep I thought. If they don't have government funding they definitely deserve it
Great History of Surfing
Très bien mais je pense qu'il faut être fan de surf pour l'apprécier d'autant plus car il y a beaucoup de chose à lire et de références.
Absolutely awesome history on Australian surfing. Highly recommended!
Australian National Surfing Museum
Torquay VIC 3228
9am – 5pm
7 days a week
364 days a year
(Closed Christmas Day)
Student/Pensioner Concession $8
Child (aged 16 and under) $8
PLEASE NOTE: General admission prices are for self-guided tours with no time limit.
Please see Education / Group Tours for details.