Surfing Florida Museum is an 8,657-square-foot space located in the trendy warehouse district on Elizabeth Avenue in the West Palm Beach’s Warehouse District. The museum, which is the largest showcase ever to display memorabilia of more than a half-century of surfing in Palm Beach County and South Florida, features a priceless collection with more than 50 vintage surfboards on display.
Thousands of photographs and memorabilia from local surfers are preserved by museum workers and volunteers. This is a special effort to share and inform visitors about the surfing history of The Palm Beaches.
Plan your visit. The Surfing Florida Museum is located at:
1400 Elizabeth Avenue, West Palm Beach, 33401 (see map below)
For information call (561) 236-0155 or visit surfingfloridamuseum.org
Museum hours: Thursday thru Sunday from 2 pm to 7 pm
The Museum has an extensive collection and the honor to own the “Surfing Florida, A Photographic History” exhibit, produced by Paul Aho and Rod Faulds of University Galleries at Florida Atlantic University.
This exhibition consists of 72 texts and photo story panels telling the 100-year history of surfing throughout the state. It showcases Florida’s surfing talent and a rich history to be shared for generations. Experts have stated that the Museum has the most impressive collection on the U.S. East Coast.