Education

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).
We have a range of educational material (worksheets) designed for different year levels. Please email any enquiries to ansm@surfcoast.vic.gov.au
Guided Tours are $6.50 per student (minimum 10 students – teachers and support staff free)

 

Group Tours

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)

Bookings

Bookings are essential for all tours.

Please contact us by phone c/o 03 5261 4606 or email ansm@surfcoast.vic.gov.au to make a group booking.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

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

    thumb Geoff Smith
    3/05/2020

    review rating 5  A long overdue visit ...

    thumb Elaine V. Hare
    2/01/2021

    review rating 5  We loved it. It's a small museum but full of history. I really recommend going and spending a couple of hours watching all the surf boards, surf suites, etc reading the history behind each item.

    thumb Walter Simonazzi
    11/15/2018
  • 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  Fabulous displays, indepth history of early days of surfing in Oz, boardmaking and designers, champions, vans, memorabilia, gr8 value for money, a worthy detour THANKS!

    thumb Drew Payne
    2/03/2021

    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