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Museum of British Surfing

The Yard Car Park Caen Street, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
+44 1271 815155
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Great museum to visit as you pass through Braunton.

Excellent history of everything about surfing which the area around North Devon is famous for, the... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2015
GBR7946T
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Visited on thursday 18th june on my way to croyde with my friend as she loves the surf culture... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2015
popmeister
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ramsgate
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The national registered charity preserving our surfing heritage, celebrating current achievements and helping to shape the future of surfing in Great Britain. Please keep an eye on our website for our seasonal opening times.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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The Yard Car Park Caen Street, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

Excellent history of everything about surfing which the area around North Devon is famous for, the quality is excellent.

1  Thank GBR7946T
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Visited on thursday 18th june on my way to croyde with my friend as she loves the surf culture. Interesting well laid out museum. Bonus points to gentleman on duty whose name i didnt catch (and who was a new member of staff i believe)...More

1  Thank popmeister
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Interesting museam, definitely worth a visit as it is a education on surfing and how they use to do. A wet weather activityMore

Thank Dave H
Surfingmuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of British Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2014

Hi guys - thanks very much for visiting & for your review. We're always striving to better so do please let us know what you think we need to do to be a five star attraction. We're hoping to expand in 2015 & we change...More

Reviewed 10 August 2014

Re-visit the early years of Surfing in UK. From the classic boards of past years to more recent one's. Footage available depicting those early days, always someone on hand to answer your questions. If it's wet outside come into Surf Tardis and have a view...............More

2  Thank Sharky S
Surfingmuseum, Manager at Museum of British Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2014

Thanks for a great review! Our 2014 exhibition is all about British surfing pioneers from the present day and back the best part of 100 years... plus kids go free; and pay once and come in any time in 2014 are new innovations for this...More

Reviewed 30 June 2014

A gem, what a find. Enthusiastic, interactive, relaxed, great for kids and adults alike, whether you are a veteran surfer or a total novice like me, this was a great place. Our kids loved the quiz, pretending to get on a board, playing pinball. Friendly...More

Thank SpaldingSam76
Surfingmuseum, Manager at Museum of British Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2014

Wow, seriously if Carlsberg wrote reviews this would be it! We're truly stoked you had a good time. The whole thing is put together by a group of surfers in the hope of sharing some of the delight we get from surfing. In time &...More

Reviewed 17 June 2014

Recently stayed in Braunton and apart from the usual beach activities we enjoyed a visit to the Museum of British Surfing. Its a really well thought out museum which all my children thoroughly enjoyed - especially the interactive bits! Definitely a must if you are...More

3  Thank Catherine C
Surfingmuseum, Manager at Museum of British Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2014

Thanks so much for letting us know what you think of the Museum of British Surfing, and especially that your children had a good time. We work to the Kids in Museums charter & we're always looking for new ideas. We hope you had a...More

Reviewed 17 June 2014

It is really nice to see what a wonderful collection of boards, stories and general memorabilia from the early days to modern surfing. Being an owner of four boards I now feel even more attached to my 83 Vitamin C twin fin. I saw a...More

2  Thank ElClassico2014
Surfingmuseum, Manager at Museum of British Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2014

It's great to know you enjoyed your visit, thank you! Don't forget your ticket means you can drop in any time in 2014 - hope we see you again for more stoke & surfboard drooling!

Reviewed 20 May 2014

We recently visited the museum whilst on holiday in the North Devon area, it was a complete pleasure to have a look around and I would highly recommend making the effort to pop in. Having spent some time on the beautiful beaches the area has...More

2  Thank Becky M
Surfingmuseum, Manager at Museum of British Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2014

We're really stoked you had a good time, and thanks for reviewing your visit on tripadvisor - your feedback is really valuable to us. Our new tickets mean you can come back any time free of charge in 2014, so we hope we see you...More

Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff & a well presented exhibit interesting to all, I reckon even if you're not much in to surfing it offers some interesting facts of this sport through history. It is quite small so some might not want to travel well out of their...More

Thank Rebecca P
Surfingmuseum, Manager at Museum of British Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2014

We're really happy you enjoyed your visit & thanks for reviewing the Museum of British Surfing on tripadvisor - we always welcome feedback so that we can continue to improve. We change our main exhibitions every year, so we do hope you'll come back and...More

Reviewed 10 April 2014

I visited this week with my wife and 9 year old daughter. e have been once before when it first open and were really pleased to see the new exhibition, First Wave, A fantastic interactive experience with stories from surfers,about the surf scene, discovering surfing...More

Thank cheeky_dieter
Surfingmuseum, Front Office Manager at Museum of British Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2014

We're delighted you & your family had such a good time, thank you for supporting our work! Hope to see you again in 2015 for our next exhibition celebrating 125 years of surfing in Great Britain - it's going to be epic!

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