Surf World Museum
Visit the Surf World Museum Torquay and discover why thousands of interstate and international visitors think they are “awesome”.
The Surf World Museum in Torquay, Australia’s surfing capital, celebrates the story of surfing. It charts Australia’s significant contribution to the development of surfing around the world.
Recognised as a significant centre of surf culture the museum is the world’s largest facility dedicated to surfing history and beach culture.
As a celebration of surfing’s heart and soul the museum features permanent displays and temporary exhibitions exploring surfing’s spectacular heritage and highlighting key moments and characters from the Australian surfing story.
The Australian Surfing Hall Of Fame sits at the heart of the Surf World Museum Torquay and explores the lives and achievements of many of Australia’s most celebrated surfers.
Each inducted surfer is represented with a biography and a typical example of the board each surfer rode. Check out surfing movies in our theatre and enjoy surfing’s sense of fun on display seven days a week at the Surf World Museum Torquay.
An unforgettable experience, Surf World provides the opportunity to immerse yourself in one of Australia’s most popular pastimes. It’s a place where you can experience or relive, surfing’s sense of fun, and marvel at the changes that have taken place over the years.
Surf World Museum is open 9am – 5pm, seven days per week.