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Norman Petty Studios

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1313 W 7th St, Clovis, NM 88101-7127
+1 575-356-6422
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What an experience

Made a last minute decision to go whilst at the Buddy Holly museum in Lubbock. Lady there made a... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2017
Gold Coast
Absolutely Brilliant a must for Holly fans

What an experience. Kenneth was so friendly and knowledgeable. The tour wasn't rushed so you can... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2017
Clovis, New Mexico
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1313 W 7th St, Clovis, NM 88101-7127
+1 575-356-6422
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

Made a last minute decision to go whilst at the Buddy Holly museum in Lubbock. Lady there made a call and we drove straight there and met up with Kenneth Broad and Dave Bingham happened to be there. What a fantastic experience, which brought tears...More

Thank glopaul
Reviewed March 15, 2017

What an experience. Kenneth was so friendly and knowledgeable. The tour wasn't rushed so you can take you're time and absorb it all and feel as if you were there when it all happened. Met David Bingham and Paul Gore and had an impromptu jamming...More

Thank katejennings2017
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This was the most awesome experience. This is a must-see for Buddy Holly fans. The studio has a lot of original equipment and the people giving the tour were amazing. The nicest, most personable people anyone can meet. Highly recommended for Buddy Holly/Crickets fans and...More

Thank MiMi J
Reviewed January 8, 2017

I've visited several times and there is always something I didn't see the first time. This studio has been lovingly preserved with many original furnishings and authentic vintage pieces. The personal touch provided by the volunteer guides is really special. The tours must be scheduled...More

Thank Dana M
Reviewed November 15, 2016

I live in Clovis but had never been to the museum until recently. It is very impressive and interesting.

Thank CP202014
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Little confusing on the reviews as to how to arrange a tour so we traveled to Clovis with the intention of going to the Museum at the Chamber of Commerce. On the way, we swung by the studio to snap some pictures of the outside....More

1  Thank WallandTNgal
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Norman Petty Studios is a time warp. This studio was where Buddy Holly recorded the vast majority of his music. It is exactly the way it was left after the "Rock and Roll" was recorded in the 50's.

1  Thank bea620
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Had a private, 1 hour tour of the place. Everything has been left as it was in the 50's. Really a cool place to see.

Thank millerrocks1007
Reviewed June 20, 2016

We had heard about this place from my husband's guitar teacher and we revised our itinerary and are we sure glad we did. Nobody could make you feel more welcome than Kenneth and Shirley Broad. They were friends of Norman and Vi Petty so lived...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Visiting this studio was such a huge highlight of my trip through New Mexico. Kenneth gave me a tour and he spent an hour and a half with me! Hearing original playbacks from Buddy Holly's recordings through the original speakers in the studio just about...More

2  Thank Danielle W
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Denis C
I am in Australia but will be traveling to USA in June and the Clovis studios are a must see. Is it at all possible to contact Ken Broad or the museum by e-mail? I don't want to leave to chance that I may miss out on a tour if I wait to phone after I am in USA.
April 2, 2016|
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Sue F
How can I book a visit to the Norman Petty Studio via the Internet from the UK.
August 22, 2015|
Response from Cy C | Reviewed this property |
Sue, their system is unfortunately not automated. The best way would be to contact the Norman and Vi Petty Rock and Roll Museum in Clovis, New Mexico via the telephone. The museum is inside of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce... More
HI AL1 what are hrs the place is open
March 31, 2015|
Response from AuntieLolo1 |
Open Dailey M-F