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The Buddy Holly Center

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Address: 1801 Crickets Ave, The website link doesn't work, Lubbock, TX 79401-5128
Phone Number: 806-775-3560
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West TX music is historically one of the roots of good country music. Buddy Holly was fascinating. They also have a great collection of other music. In the summer. On Thurs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

West TX music is historically one of the roots of good country music. Buddy Holly was fascinating. They also have a great collection of other music. In the summer. On Thurs evenings, they offer free live music, which is excellent! Families come and dance, sing along, & toast one another. Great fun!

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a large group that was making the rounds in the Depot District and made sure to stop and see this museum. It was very nicely done...spread out and roomy, yet plenty to look at. It was informative and lots of fun.

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1 Thank mamabear122016
Mission, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by to see the museum while in Lubbock so glad we did it's a really cool place with lots of history. Concert in the park at night was great the statue is a fitting tribute.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very impressed with the center. The Holly and Allison families were very involved in developing the center and the amount of memorabilia was quite impressive considering how short Buddy's career was. Buddy's impact on music, including those who impacted him, was presented well through a wall exhibit and a short film showing at the time (May 2015). If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow so much fun Lots of history (music) from 50s Has other artists that were linked with Buddy Holly too Lubbock area history Great gift shop On the first Friday of each month There is live music kids arts and crafts for kids changing exhibits On that night there are many places in the area open a free trolley ride... More 

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Burton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's small but nice and very well kept. I'm glad that we stopped to check it out. This gave my 12 year old a little history on music.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anyone coming from England wants this to be the first place to visit. Visitors from other areas also it enjoy it. Always take my company here as it is a memory in time. Great exhibits both of Buddy Holly and also the art displays. Summer music time in the courtyard is great also. Great gift shop. Place not to miss... More 

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Snyder, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a neat little museum with everything Buddy Holly inside. It's smaller than I expected but they have a wing dedicated to rotating art installations. They have live music in the summer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed going to this gallery/ museum dedicated to Buddy Holly. I was a little disappointed that I could not take photos in the one area as I love to post photos for my friends. It was very interesting loved the displays. The pictures in the art gallery were so much fun to see. Overall an enjoyable experience. Glad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting in Lubbock and found this wonderful tribute to one of true pioneers of Rock and Roll. Tasteful and we'll organized, this tribute immerses the visitor in a visual and audio experience including video, static and interactive installations, and memorabilia that reveal the tragedy and amazing talent of the amazing Buddy Holly

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