Monterey Bay Sights



Santa Cruz Surfing Museum

Santa Cruz Surfing Museum Review

This museum inside the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse chronicles local surfing history. Photographs show old-time surfers, and a display of boards includes rarities such as a heavy redwood plank predating the fiberglass era and the remains of a modern board chomped by a great white shark. On-site surfer-docents talk about the good old days.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Lighthouse Point Park, 701 W. Cliff Dr., near Pelton Ave. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 | Map It
  • Phone: 831/420–6289
  • Cost: $2 suggested donation
  • Hours: Sept.–June, Thurs.–Mon. noon–4; July–Aug., Wed.–Mon. 10–5
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  • Location: Santa Cruz
Updated: 04-18-2013

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