Located in the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse at Lighthouse Point on West Cliff Drive, the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum opened its doors in June 1986 as the first surfing museum in the world.

The Santa Cruz Surfing Museum at Steamer Lane is staffed by friends of the Santa Cruz Surfing Club who have surfed Santa Cruz waves since the 1930s.

Hours of operation between July 4 and Labor Day:
Wednesday-Monday, 10AM to 5 PM.

Open Thursday through Monday, noon to 4 p.m. the rest of the year.*

*Text borrowed from website