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The Buddy Holly Center

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Address: 1801 Crickets Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone Number: 806-775-3560
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Hours of operation:Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm, closed...
Hours of operation:Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm, closed on Mondays.
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A must visit place, small, but well done. This is a very nice tribute to Buddy Holly. They have a lot of memorabilia and at certain times have live music in the court yard.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A must visit place, small, but well done. This is a very nice tribute to Buddy Holly. They have a lot of memorabilia and at certain times have live music in the court yard.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This place was an unexpected surprise. We came by for a photo op with the ginormous glasses out front, and decided to check it out. They have good displays with authentic items, cool info, and a well made, informative video. Good for families, too. They currently have a photographic exhibit as well that was really good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had a great time at the museum, which has very friendly staff and although small a very informative display. Well worth stopping by if your in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A must see in Lubbock, TX! Buddy Holly influenced many of the worlds most popular musicians. This museum is well done, and a delight to tour. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Fantastic memorial to one of U.S.A.'s best musical talents! I felt honored, to be able to view the exhibits, and absorb the greatness, of a life lost to soon. The monument across the street, had me visualizing the first time I saw Buddy, on the Ed Sullivan Show. This is a respectful tribute, earned by a young man, who was... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Lots of information packed in a small place. Enjoyed the paintings & photos which do change I understand. The tour of the home where the boys practiced was great but you have to go with the tour guide who has lots on tidbits of information that is fascinating.

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Mauston, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Family was reluctant to go, but enjoyed the museum. They had no idea who Buddy was, and came out singing.

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Wow. Had a super time at the Centre , Allison House and the Buddy Holly Plaza across the road. Totally amazed at only $3 entrance fee as it's worth a lot more - visitors would still pay a few dollars more, I'm sure. Full of Holly memorabilia from his childhood, youth and career. So informative. The video show was also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This museum is housed in the former Burlington-Northern depot and has been designed to showcase the career of Lubbock's music son, Buddy Holly, with stories, photographs, interviews and other visuals. In the west end is a full-sized gallery that houses art exhibits of varying themes and styles. Another gallery close to the entrance will perhaps be showing the work of... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Being that Buddy Holly passed away at such a young age, there was mainly memorabilia from his childhood. It was very informative about his life and his growth in his musical career. It did relay the influences that had impacted him as well as the contributions he made to the music industry despite his young death. It is a nice... More 

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Additional Information about The Buddy Holly Center

Address: 1801 Crickets Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone Number: 806-775-3560
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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