30 Aug, 2009
Surfing Museums in California
With all the hoopla over surfing in California, you’d think that there would be more than a mere three or four museums dedicated to the sport. Look at how many art museums California has, for instance (too many to tell you about in one paragraph!)
When we surveyed surfing in the Golden State, we knew for a fact there are three museums currently operating as non-profit entities. They span the coast from Santa Cruz to Oceanside. There’s talk of possibly creating another surfing museum in Dana Point.
Southern California has a stronger showing when it comes to surfing museums. But with only three in existence that the public can attend daily, and that are operated by a board of directors, the numbers are too small to really find significance in the representation. Oceanside launched their beautiful new surf museum building near the Oceanside Pier recently. Read more