Australian National Surfing Museum, Torquay

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The Australian National Surfing Museum is the world's first accredited surfing museum and home to this country’s largest public collection of surf and beach memorabilia. The museum has a unique range of exhibitions and displays for visitors to explore including the Australian Surfing Hall of Fame and a working surfboard shaping bay. You can watch a surf film in the museum theatre or have your photograph taken on a real surfboard. Check out interviews with famous surfers and surf footage at Bells Beach on the museum Youtube channel - surfworldtv. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Torquay fast, fun, and easy.
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  • Loved the history. My 8 yo loved the stories the videos and surfboards!!! The exhibition is bright and full of information.  more »
  • We loved our visit to the museum. Some awesome old images, surfboards and surfing memorabilia. Was great to show our kids a bit of the history of surfing, they particularly enjoyed the short film...  more »
  • Very impressive display, great information on history of surfing, highly recommend, take a couple hrs to read the stories & watch the films. Must see while in Torquay.
  • Absolutely brilliant place to visit, especially the paleontology section and Yestin Griffiths

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