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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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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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Offers great insight to Buddy Holly's life and career! A must see in Lubbock!

Easy to find and lots of parking. Small but packed with information end exhibits about Buddy Holly. Take a picuture at the oversized Buddy Holly glasses on the outside as cameras... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy to find and lots of parking. Small but packed with information end exhibits about Buddy Holly. Take a picuture at the oversized Buddy Holly glasses on the outside as cameras are not allowed inside. You can tour the hose where some of the music was written, as it has been rebuilt beside the centre. You can also hear an... More 

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East Newnan, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When out of your way to visit and saw a few guys working out front ask if it was open and trip advisor said the center was open . So We walked in . Looked around a bit we were quickly met with a sharp toned lady asking how did we get in and made us feel like a thief.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So much information and exhibits about Buddy Holly that its amazing. Everything from the guitar he is last photographed with before the crash to his original bedroom. You also get to tour the house where some of the music was made and listen to an actual phone call between Buddy and his record company where he is trying to get... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here -I believe it's a must-do for visitors to Lubbock. It's quite easy to find and there is plentiful parking. There is a great photo op in the car park next to the oversized traditional Buddy Holly spectacles. You had better take that photo op as there is no photography allowed inside the museum. Entry is $8 each... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travel back in time and revisit the 50s when rock n' roll was new and Buddy Holly was THE MAN. Lots of exhibits to wander through to really get the flavor and talent of Buddy, including his early days with the Crickets. If you are a fan of rock and roll you can;t miss a visit to the life of... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the front of the parking lot right to the end of the exhibit I was mesmerized by the life of Buddy Holly. As a long time fan and avid music history buff I was impressed with all the memorabilia and actual items of his that were on display. The Cricket's drummer JI Allison's house has ben restored and moved... More 

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Abingdon, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buddy Holly is a classic. Must see, there is an admission fee. It is very reasonable. There is a short movie about his history and his music. The display and museum is a beautiful dedication to a rock star with too short of a career. He made an impact to many muscians all around the world.

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Thank TreasuredPearls
Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the depot district of Lubbock, the Buddy Holly center has so much to offer a music lover. Thursday evenings in the summer features live music in the courtyard. This is a great place for the history buff too.

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lubbock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here with my parents. There is a nice museum with buddy holly history and artifacts. They also have a very nice gallery that displays new artwork often. Gallery is free and you have to pay for museum part.

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Ghent, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small center, but if you want to visit the museum, you have to know it is prohibited to take pictures in the museum. The cashier in the shop was not friendly at all and didn't seem to care. We left the place without visiting the inside of the museum.

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