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Texas Surf Museum

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Address: 309 N Water St Ste A, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2570
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Went through the Texas Surf Museum one evening and really enjoyed it. They have quite a selection of vintage boards that give an insight into the evolution of the technical side... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Puertoboy1054
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Olathe, Kansas
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Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I grew up surfing so stopping in was a must do. WE and lunch next door so how convenient was that?! Very cool place with the history of surfing in Texas. Pretty cool displays of surfboards and surf information. Check it out

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Thank Lynn F
Olathe, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went through the Texas Surf Museum one evening and really enjoyed it. They have quite a selection of vintage boards that give an insight into the evolution of the technical side of the sport. Also a good deal of photos/memorabilia and a video display. Really enjoyed it.

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Thank Puertoboy1054
Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting little place for those who love to surf as my husband did in his younger days. If you are interested in the sport, check it out. It is free and won't take long to explore.

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Thank Susan H
Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This has the best south Texas surfing history you will never forget. You will learn so much about South Texas coast and surfing it will make your head spin. Even if your not a surfer, you will gain so much history about the coast and its visitors.

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Thank TroyCoast
CORPUS CHRISTI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

there are excellent little screens of surfing form all eras....plus you get an history in the design of surfboards....and you may be able to meet you at the island for surfing lesson....cheap...

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Thank Russell P
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nothing out of the world. But, hey its free and get to see a whole lot of different surf boards and one autographed by the beach boys. Some interesting posters and the replica of the vintage car outside is nice.

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Thank JamesCalmwater
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The Texas Surf Museum is in a trendy part of Corpus Christi that has great restaurants. The museum has an impressive collection of surfboards and historical surf displays.

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Thank kevindD9850CH
Ft. Worth, Tx.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I've never been on a surfboard, but the sport is really cool. They have many great boards from times gone by that are great to see. Much other great memorabilia from the history of local surfing. Even if you are not a surfer, you have to go see this time capsule of the local sport.

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Thank Ft_Worth_Tx_Paul
Mission Viejo, California
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

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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Thank walkero2016
Texas
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

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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