Surfing museum re-opens after floods

The Museum of British Surfing opened to the public again today after floods devastated many homes and businesses around us Braunton, North Devon.

The charity is appealing to supporters for donations to help make up for losing vital trade in the run-up to Christmas – online donations can be made by clicking here – or you can help by signing up to easyfundraising when you’re shopping online, and major retailers will make a donation for each purchase made without you spending an extra penny.

Braunton skate bowl next to the museum remains closed due to flooding and is likely to be off limits for several days, with more rain forecast.

The museum’s founder Pete Robinson has made several appearances on Sky News and BBC TV and radio, talking about the floods and all of the amazing efforts local people have been making to pull together to get over the disaster as Christmas and New Year approaches.

There are plenty of reasons to visit the Museum of British Surfing this December – it’s the last chance to see our stunning exhibition ‘The Art of Surf’, which ends on December 30th – showing 200 years of art in surfing and some of the most beautiful surfboards in Britain. Plus of course their are loads of children’s activities – including the final month of our popular surfboard art competition for under 16s, an overall winner will be picked at the end of December.

You can visit for just £2! Download this voucher – Museum of British Surfing Christmas Voucher – and use it before the end of the month & you get our Christmas special entry price. Plus parking in the Caen Street car park is free on December 23rd and 24th.

We are open limited hours during Christmas week – click here for times.

Our museum shop is free to enter if you’re looking for those unique last minute Christmas presents for the surfer in your life.

Plus we have our charity fundraising big wave film night coming up on January 10th, advance tickets are on sale now.

Please note that the Museum of British Surfing will be closed from New Year’s Eve to refit the venue with the new exhibition for next year ‘Sixties SURFER!’ – we’ll re-open just before Easter 2013.