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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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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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People come from all over... To see Suzie

An amazingly clean and tidy visitor center right next door to the Depot District. The area continues to grow and so does the exhibit at 19th and Buddy Holly Ave. I was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazingly clean and tidy visitor center right next door to the Depot District. The area continues to grow and so does the exhibit at 19th and Buddy Holly Ave. I was pleasantly surprised to see so many visitors at the center looking at all of the indoor memorabilia as well as the out buildings from his youth and of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What can I say? Buddy Holly! This place is amazing! Looking back at the life of one of America's most influential musicians is just something you appreciate once you see their life in photos and personal items. Being able to see into Buddy Holly's life and learning of his determination to do what he loved, you can't help but admire... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A well put together centre with lots of memorabilia. However thought the entrance fee was a little expensive.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, watch the video before going into the Buddy Holly room. The room is well done in chronological order. The pamphlet gives pertinent information about each display. We didn't have time to see the drummer's home which is a guided tour. There are other displays in the same building if you have time. In the summer on Thursday evenings (5:30-7:30),... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a short video and a room with his memorabilia. You can also tour his drummers house where a lot of practices took place and some songs were written. It is pricey for how small it is, so think of the admission as a donation to the preservation of his memory.

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Hartford, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had little time to spend due to some reservation issues the night before. So we didn't get to tour the home. I really didn't think about how hard I would hit me.I found myself in tears. So much talent lost so in one night. It is so worth the time to go .Humbling

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have much time to spend. It was a last minute decision. But, so glad we did!! Hubby and I both enjoyed it!! Very informative, lots of things neither of us knew. We will probably go back next time we find ourselves in town.

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albuquerque, nm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have time or interest, this is great to checkout. There is memorabilia from the era. Just taking pictures with the giant glasses out front is worth the stop. :) Neat shops nearby as well.

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Graham
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a point of visiting the center this trip, last time it was closed. The video is worth watching, some really interesting Holly info. The museum exhibit was impressive, especially considering Holly's career was so short. Quite a bit of personal memorabilia. Nice gift shop. Be sure to time your visit to see the house where "That'll Be The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great history and artifacts. And no opeing closets!!!! Be sure to set your oic with the giant glasses :)

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