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Address: 1801 Crickets Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone Number: 806-775-3560
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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 see

Well laid out the guides were knowledgeable. It is easy to find. It is well maintained and the cost is minimum. They add more as they get new stuff. It was like going back in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Well laid out the guides were knowledgeable. It is easy to find. It is well maintained and the cost is minimum. They add more as they get new stuff. It was like going back in time.

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Very worth the $3 (seniors) to see. Small, very clean and well done. The gift shop has lots of fun things at very reasonable prices. There are also 2 other rooms where they had works of local artists displayed.

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Graham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We were only able to go after it was closed but we were able to see the statue of Holly and the Walk of Fame. Took pictures with the giant glasses and saw the house where Holly wrote and played with the Cricketts.

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Port Isabel, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is not expensive at all and does not have a lot of content. But, the theater was the best part of the museum.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is a must for any one interested in rock and roll! I thought the music timeline was very complete and as near as I could tell, it is very accurate. The displays of instruments, recording equipment, and motorcycle was tastefully done. Don't miss a chance to see it all.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Buddy Holly. Always one of my favorites, but other than the movie we did not really know much about him or his 18 month rise to fame. This is a fun tour with a video of the story of his life. Well presented. Thanks to the City of Lubbock for helping to preserve his memory.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

if you are a Buddy Holly fan and can get to Lubbock, TX, a must is a trip to the Buddy Holly Center because it has everything you would like to know about him. A tour guide shows you to the guitar shaped room with lots of things from his life. Pictures, report card, Clothes and other things he had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My family went to the Buddy Holly Center in April 2015 and was really impressed. For such a small place it definitely packs a bunch and I consider well worth the cost of admittance. I learned many interesting facts and enjoyed the short movie immensely, and actually watched it twice. While child friendly, I wouldn't recommend anyone with children under... More 

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orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

finally, I made time while visiting family in the panhandle to experience this little treasure. It is small, packed with lots of memorabilia and information on buddy's 18 mo career. Highly recommend, extremely cheap $3.50 pp

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Houston, Texas
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Honestly, the little museum for Lubbock's favorite son is a little gem. It contains some items of interest for music buffs. The displays follow a chronological order. The last display case, I will admit, brought tears to my eyes, as I thought of what could have been. Long live Rock 'n Roll! Long live the Real King of Rock 'n... More 

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