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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
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+1 806-775-3560
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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An interesting story and experience. Nice art gallery with a sculpture exhibition. Patio looks nice for outdoor events

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An interesting story and experience. Nice art gallery with a sculpture exhibition. Patio looks nice for outdoor events

Thank Anita Louise W
Temecula, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must-do for Buddy Holly fans. They have a house tour and a very cool room with many Buddy Holly original items. There is also a very interesting time line that gives a lot of info on Buddy's life! Nice gift shop on site too!

Thank MiMi J
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sweetie and I are in Lubbock for a getaway weekend. Today we headed over to the Buddy Holly museum. I'm old enough to remember him from when I was a young lad. The museum is in a nice building with plenty of parking. Admission is reasonable. It took us about an hour to go through it. It is kind of... More 

Thank B.j. V
Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

godd overview of Buddy Holly's life - from his early childhood to his death. Jerry Ivan Allison's boyhood home is now a part of the Buddy Holly Center

Thank rwc2017
Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting displays of the Buddy Holly era. Particularly enjoyed the video that was presented. More meaningful because of my age group.

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Be sure to tour the house that Buddy and Crickets practiced in....located just next store...takes about 15 minutes to tour...memorabilia in the center is priceless...

Thank audthad
Amarillo, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a fan and love anything to read or see about Buddy Holly. This review is more about extra events around the Buddy Holly Center. The special event of "The Day the Music Died " on Feb 3rd features a trolley tour, weather permitting. The museum curator is very knowledgable and uses a microphone to guide us as the... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful learning experience to find out everything about Buddy Holly. If you're in the Lubbock area be sure to stop by the Buddy Holly Center

Thank Thx1138Molly
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice Operation, i did not pay to take the tour, just bought a T-shirt, but it looks great, although the T-shirt selection was small.

Thank Reford B
Salado, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

Can't believe it took us 4 years of trips to Lubbock before we finally decided to go see this gem. Has a wonderful movie-on-a-loop to hear the history of Buddy's life. Great museum with cool artifacts that will help the visitor travel through the beginning roots of rock and roll, and learn about things such as how the Beatle's got... More 

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