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The Buddy Holly Center

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This was a fun day. There was a lot of things to see and do. We learned lots of new things. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lubbock, Texas
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Must-See while in Lubbock

We enjoyed the Buddy Holly Museum. We did not realize that his incredible career only lasted 18... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary P
San Antonio, Texas
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Hours of operation:Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm, closed on Mondays.
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1801 Crickets Ave, Lubbock, TX 79401-5128
+1 806-775-3560
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 1, 2014

We made a special trip to Lubbock on our way through Texas, just to come here. It was well worth the detour. The short movie about Buddy's life and career is excellent. The displays are full of fascinating information. To see the artifacts of Buddy's...More

6  Thank AmeliaAirheart
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Ok Being that I am not a huge Buddy Holly fan but I do enjoy art here is my review. For starts this place is very extremely small. They only have 4 rooms to show.

2  Thank Lyman_Lee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun day. There was a lot of things to see and do. We learned lots of new things. They have lots to see

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Buddy Holly Museum. We did not realize that his incredible career only lasted 18 months with his tragic death at such a young age. There was so much information about him that we learned. Highly recommend!

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great history stop. Well organized beautiful facility. Reasonable price to your. Walk of fame next to center informative.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Buddy Holly had less then a two year career. I learned a lot of interesting things about him during the 18 minute movie. Then everything was repeated. Still a very worth while stop for any music lover.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Cam here w/ my husband over Labor Day weekend. Even if you're not much of a Buddy Holly fan, coming here is still worth it. Entrance fee is cheap. There's a short film to watch and you learn how influential he was in the music...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We arrived 15 minutes until close. We were still able to tour. They have a lot of great items on display here. Love the layout and the history, well done. Very friendly staff.

Thank DamTeag2015
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We took a detour to come specifically here. Well worth the half day detour from the I-20! The entrance fee was not expensive and the movie and exhibits were really neat. Take a tour of the house too if the opportunity presents itself.

Thank 932mikea
Reviewed August 16, 2018

The Buddy Holly Center is not only a fantastic tribute to a pioneer in rock and roll music, it is a living, breathing entity that provides ongoing events that always feature local musicians in Live Performance.

Thank WillBurksII
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Make sure you watch the video! The overview and tributes are amazing. As a baby-boomer pre-teen, I was so enthralled with his music, and the exhibits brought back childhood memories and emotions. Our 11-yr old granddaughter read all the placards and was fascinated with his...More

Thank Peglova
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The exhibits were very interesting. I learned a lot about Buddy while visiting. Would highly recommend the Buddy Holly Center to everyone.

Thank John B
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Raymond S
August 23, 2018|
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Response from BWWC87 | Reviewed this property |
Buddy Holly Center site lists: "The Day The Music Died February 3rd marks the anniversary of the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper), along with the... More
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Response from Fischcmt | Reviewed this property |
No, you’ll have to bring your own.
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May 29, 2017|
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Response from MiMi J | Reviewed this property |
No pictures in the museum, but allowed in the drummers house next door.