This place is small because it's in a historic building that was here when surfing came to America, in the spot where it did. Great museum, a big group would overwhelm the place but couples and foursomes work well here. Nice overview of surfing history!
Santa Cruz is all about surfing, so take a few minutes and go to the Surfing Museum. It's all about the history, both of the old lighthouse that houses the museum and all the surfing stuff crammed into the small space inside. The view from the museum is a great one for watching surfers and sea creatures, especially the otters... 更多
More of a memorial than a museum but some great stories highlighted here--try to find one of the old-timers to tell you his tale--you'll be amazed.
Nice place to visit and to know about surfing history. It is beside a beautiful lighthouse. You can see lots of people surfing near this place. Very scenic place. You can view seals, sea gulls and other sea creatures resting on nearby small islands. You have a chance of viewing whales also from here.
Even if you just like to watch surfing, like we do, this is a wonderful place to visit. The historic photos and memorabilia, the lighthouse location right on a cliff overlooking the ocean, even the merchandise is terrific. We always try to stop by at least once a year. Last year there was a surfing competition to really make our... 更多
The first museum in California dedicated to only surfing history, Yes, Cathy and I have five Santa Cruz Surfboard Manufactures on display, Santa Cruz where surfing first took place in California! Many great souvenir items available to remember your visit, next to the world famous "Steamer Lane"