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Beach Boys Monument

3701 W 119th St, Hawthorne, CA 90250-3217
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Beach Boys Monument nice stop along the way.

I think the monument is long overdue, a nice stop along your trip. It is located near where they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hawthorne, California
Must Visit When In The Area

We drove over to Hawthorne to visit the Beach Boys Monument before boarding a cruise ship. It's... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Vail, Arizona
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Monument on the former location of the Wilson home commemorating the Beach Boys
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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3701 W 119th St, Hawthorne, CA 90250-3217
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the monument is long overdue, a nice stop along your trip. It is located near where they lived growing up, by the Hawthorne Airport. Your visit wouldn't take more then a few minutes, as it is a small brick wall with a carving...More

Thank Suezleque7
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We drove over to Hawthorne to visit the Beach Boys Monument before boarding a cruise ship. It's located close to where the house where they grew up. The house was demolished to make room for the freeway. It has a relief of the "famous" picture...More

Thank VailAZTraveler
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt the Beach Boys are loved by millions! I live in the area and see many a fan visiting the memorial!! Now, I know we are in a drought... however, in my opinion the City of Hawthorne could give the Beach Boys more...More

Thank BillyWilly2014
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is a dedication wall to the beach boys, blocks in the wall have their song titles. If your nearby, its worth a look. Plan on 5-10 minutes for picture taking and viewing.If your there, the Hawthorne airport is down the street, where Space X...More

Thank Albert L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have loved the Beach Boys for their entire history so I have always wanted to visit this monument. It's small little plaque at the site where the Wilson family once stood before being torn down for a freeway. You have to use your imagination...More

Thank nwb
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great way to explain the past with your children. Most people don't know the Beach Boys childhood home doesn't exist anymore. Most people will be surprised what the county did with the land instead of making their house a landmark.

Thank C380BJmichaelg
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The house is gone and the remaining monument to the Beach Boys does recall so many songs and memories from Hawthorne High to the now run down Frosty Freeze that patterns their memory.

Thank eacollinsjr
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The Beach Boys Monument was on my to-do list for this trip to the L.A. area. I'm surprised I haven't gotten to it sooner. Dedicated in 2005, the monument pays tribute to America's Band, and is erected on the site of the Wilson brothers' childhood...More

1  Thank cynsha
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Found on the outside curve of two small city streets, unimposing. Saw names i knew in the memory bricks that support the medellion/reliefs. Glad i stopped and remembered walking the area as a teen before the freeway changed the section. Was glad to go to...More

2  Thank Anaheim_Marilyn
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Stayed near by in a Hotel and had seen this Landmark when I had a walk. Was quite interesting to see where some of the boys

Thank Lukas B
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6 April 2016|
Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Yes perfectly safe.Enoy!

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