Live Surfboard Shaping

A unique feature of the museum is our working shaping bay, where you can watch international shaper Eiji Shiomoto shape boards from traditional malibus to high performance shortboards. If he’s not in action, you can still view Eiji’s latest projects, templates, equipment and tools of the trade.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

  • 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  What a gem in Torquay! Great place to learn about the history of the Sport, showcasing how the surfboard design evolved over the years. They have few kids activities - balance the surfboard, decorate chalk surfboards, kinetic sand pits and a cool green-screen photo booth. Definitely worth checking out on a cold day!

    thumb Piotr Rochala
    7/18/2018

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

    thumb Geoff Smith
    3/05/2020
  • review rating 5  Love this museum! Small but everyrhing about australian surfing you can find here!!!

    thumb Frances Salazar
    4/11/2021

    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  Love this museum! Small but everything about australian surfing you can find here!!! wnjoyed watching the surf board maker too!

    thumb Frances Salazar
    5/15/2021

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)

LOCATION

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