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Texas Surf Museum

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Address: 309 N Water St Ste A, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2570
Phone Number: +1 361-882-2364
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My family which consists of 2 adults and preteen and a teenager.we visited this location after dinner and were pleasantly surprised. It is very small but free. Families are able... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 August 2016
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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great opportunity to learn more about the Texas surf scene/history/culture. Although small, it rivals museums in Huntington Beach, Oceanside, and to a small degree the Heritage Surf Museum in San Clemente, Southern California. Had a chance to chat with Keith, pick his brain, and learn more about the Texas surf spots. Had a great time and then polished it off... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took children age 11 to 6 and the dude (surf humor) operating the place was great with them. The museum is done well and has a couple of unique boards on display. We visited for about 30 minutes and would recommend it to friends and family.

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Missouri City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Even if you've never been on a surfboard this little museum will keep you interested in the sport. Admission is free and it it is very well done in its presentation. A nice collection of older boards and their history. Some very nice pictures of various hurricanes that hit the Gulf Coast and the waves they produced. A little room... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

It is FREE like waves. So don't complain. Some cool pictures. Great Hurricane information. Incomparable Movie posters from the surf & Bikini Movie era. Some good history even if you don't surf. Iconic history for surf enthusiast.

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Thank doowyahmas
Helotes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

My family which consists of 2 adults and preteen and a teenager.we visited this location after dinner and were pleasantly surprised. It is very small but free. Families are able to look at a variety of of surfboards and to watch a film about surf boarding. It also has an environmentally awareness are. There is also a section about the... More 

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Thank Kim T
Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the museum. It is small but if you like surfing it has many old school boards and photos. We drove an hour just to go see it then stayed about an hour looking and ran back out of the concrete jungle. I would do it all over again just wish it was in a better location like... More 

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Thank Emily K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

My husband is a big surfing fan and my son is following suit so we had to make this a stop. A free, informative and fun stop on our trip! Interesting surfing facts and some pieces of history - both coastal and surf related. It was great!

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Thank Sara T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great place for all ages. The Texas Surf Museum is a little gem in downtown Corpus Christi. My kids like to see the old surfboards and the art that goes along with it. Stop in and eat next-door.

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Thank Derrick P
Canaan, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

I came with my new family in 2009, and it relived my younger years in the 1970's as I surfed. It got me back to it and I surf again!!

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Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This museum is located right next to few of the best restaurants in town, so if you are going to eat there you might as well make a pit stop at the Texas Surf Museum. If features photos and artifacts of the local surf culture.

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