Stop by the Rehoboth Beach Museum to see the new exhibit: "Skimming the Surface: Surfing, Skimboarding, and Floating off the Delaware Coast."
Postcard of the interior of Surf Shop East, Rehoboth Beach, from the 1960s. On loan to the Rehoboth Beach Museum from Skip Savage. The shop was owned by Savage, who is in the East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame.
On display will be vintage surf boards, skimboards and bathing suits. Surfing slang, board shaping and information about ancient Hawaiian surfing traditions will be featured. The exhibit begins May 28 and continues through the first week of March 2012.
Gallery hours starting Memorial Day weekend are: Monday-Friday 10-4, Saturday and Sunday 11-3. Visit rehobothbeachmuseum.org or call (302) 227-7310 for information.
Admission rates are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and active duty military, $2 for young adults 13 to 17. Children 12 and younger are free, and receive a free gift. Group tours are welcome.
Parking is free. The museum is located at 511 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE. The museum is located near the Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center and Grove Park.