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The Buddy Holly Center

1801 Crickets Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79401
806-775-3560
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Ranked #5 of 18 Attractions in Lubbock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Hours of operation:Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm, closed on Mondays.
Attraction details
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Hours of operation:Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm, closed on Mondays.

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Baltimore, Md
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10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

I'm too young to have heard of him, but interesting. Go and check it out! When in Lubbock, a must...........

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

It gave us a lot of information on Buddy Holly and made it possible to see his life a few years before I was old enough to hear his music.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Someone put a lot of time and effort into this museum, especially the entire room that's a timeline of his career. There are special exhibits at times - for example, his motorcycle. Over the summer there are concerts in the outdoor courtyard area. Lots going on here worth checking out! I had the same experience as one of the other... More 

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Lubbock, TX
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

When traveling in Ireland, the tour guide knew exactly where Lubbock, TX was located because of his love for Buddy Holly. He would absolutely adore The Buddy Holly Center and you will too.

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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A must see while in Lubbock. Buddy Holly was and is a music force that continues to live on. The museum is nicely done.

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
11 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Just such good vibes to visit brilliant Buddy's hometown. All those great tunes and to die at just 23. This Center brings home his musical energy, genius and influence. It's well designed and turned out (even the restrooms!), has a neat little theatre to show a Buddy-bio on a loop. Compiled in 1999 it has Buddy's two older brothers and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Loved all the memorabilia, Buddy Holly was a crack! Must see if you like American Music History. The bad thing is you can't take pictures of the treasures they have there ugh

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Tilden
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very nice, small, museum/tribute to Buddy. Nicely presented video and gallery. I enjoyed the exhibit. There is a detailed chronology of Buddy's 18 months of world wide fame. Such a short time for such a talented musician. It is not a large exhibit and if you are pressed for time this visit won't set you back.

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lubbock, tx
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51 reviews 51 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Excellent historic coverage of 50's rock n roll. Clean and very interesting and well-managed. Great music plays through out.

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Long Beach, California
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127 reviews 127 reviews
22 attraction reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We made a special trip to Lubbock on our way through Texas, just to come here. It was well worth the detour. The short movie about Buddy's life and career is excellent. The displays are full of fascinating information. To see the artifacts of Buddy's life and times is an extraordinary experience. If you love Buddy and his music, this... More 

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