Australian National Surfing Museum

Australian National Surfing Museum

Discover the fun, fear, colour and beauty of riding waves in the world’s largest surfing museum.


The Australian National Surfing Museum commemorates Australia’s surfing heritage and rich beach culture. Charting Australia’s significant contribution to the development of surfing around the world through colourful and exciting permanent displays of surfcraft, surfing artefacts and memorabilia.  Immerse yourself in one of Australia’s most popular pastimes and experience surfing’s sense of fun and marvel at the changes that have taken place over the years. 

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.

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.