Tattoos - Tahiti Felix - San Diego - Downtown - Gaslamp - Tattooing



Downtown San Diego's oldest & only tattoo museum was established in 1949 by "Tahiti Felix" Lynch and remains family owned and operated to this day. Our gorgeous 1500 sq ft. museum is proud to showcase SD's largest collection of original vintage hand painted tattoo flash, machines and tattoo related articfacts spanning over 80 years.

More than 90% of our entire studio is showcased with orignal flash from the artists' that worked here like "Lefty" Al Miller, " Tiger Bob", Old "Doc Web" & "Capt. Jim" Marlonson to name a few as well as originals from Tahiti Felix and son's Maurice and Hiro Lynch. - When it comes to "Old School" - this is it! When in San Diego....make sure to visit this piece of San Diego & West Coast tattoo history and perhaps even get a tattoo!



Voted #1 in 10 best
Vintage Tattoo Parlors in the World!
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924 5th Avenue in the Historic Gaslamp Quarter.
Between Broadway and E St.






In addition, we also carry shop shirts, the Tahiti Felix Collection Vol. 1-3, Tahiti Felix Acetate Collection Vol. 1 - 2, Hail to the Old School as well as TNS Industries Tattoo Skatedecks designed by tattooers from all over the world!

For more information, directions
or to make an appointment call: (619) 239-2684




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Master Tattoo & TNS Industries in
2010 Aug. Issue of Tattoos For Men














Age Requirements:
• 18 years of age with valid photo identification
Ex. drivers license, passport or military/govt. id
• There is no parental permission for persons under the age of 18. - period!
Tattooing minors is illegal, as well as morally wrong!!!!
• For insurance purposes, no visitors/guests of the customer can be inside the work area and must remain in the museum lobby.

California's Law Dictates:

Under California law it is unlawful to "tattoo" an individual / person under 18 years of age. Parental consent is not valid as well. As used in this section, to "tattoo" means to insert pigment under the surface of the skin of a human being, by pricking with a needle or otherwise, so as to produce an indelible mark or figure visible through the skin.

Payment Policy:
Master Tattoo Studio currently accepts:
1. Cash only. Sorry no I.O.U's


For your and our safety we do not tattoo:
1. Pregnant women
2. Persons under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
3. Jackass', Crazies or people we find unstable to be tattooed at our establishment.


Appointment Policy:
Tahiti Felix's Master Tattoo Studio operates on a "walk in" basis. Exceptions may be if custom artwork is to be created or altered, therefor an appointment will be required with a select artist of choice.
A minimum fee (non-refundable)of $40.00 is required to secure an appointment and will be added towards your tattoo. 24 hours notice is required to change or cancel an appointment.

Touch Up/Re-Color Policy:
We honor all work for up to one year of receiving tattoo at no additional charge. Note: Artist who originally did tattoo is responsible for re-coloring. Artists other than responsible artist may opt to charge a min. fee. or more. Please check w/ artist in advance for availability.

Artwork:
We are both a custom and traditional "Street shop" with hundreds (If not thousands) of reference designs to select from. You may bring on your own rendering or refernce materials to better assist us in bringing your vision to reality.

Equipment:
All materials used in the application of a tattoo are either single use (needles, inks, cups, gloves and protective sleeves) or autoclave sterilized for reuse (steel tubes). Work area is protected by seran film for each customer.

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Tahiti Felix's Electric Tattooing Brand 2007-2008