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The Buddy Holly Center

1801 Crickets Ave, The website link doesn't work, Lubbock, TX 79401-5128
+1 806-775-3560
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Loving making pit stops to see interesting sites within towns/cities that I visit. This is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lawbit
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Houston, Texas
something new and different to see

nice education on the roots of music in the area. the bbq place close to the museum was a good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donald B
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Hours of operation:Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm, closed on Mondays.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1801 Crickets Ave, The website link doesn't work, Lubbock, TX 79401-5128
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loving making pit stops to see interesting sites within towns/cities that I visit. This is certainly a must see if you are in the area.

Thank lawbit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice education on the roots of music in the area. the bbq place close to the museum was a good place to eat as well.

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have lived in Lubbock almost my whole life, but have never visited the Buddy Holly Center, so a friend of mine and I went on a Sunday after church and I must say I have no idea why I waited so long to visit....More

Thank msmith79413
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It's small, but has some interesting displays. Don't miss Elton John's glasses on show there! Also a nice little gift shop. In the summer, they have events and music shows in the courtyard. Much more worth it to find out when those are held to...More

Thank veritykalabash
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

If you are a big Buddy Holly fan, visit. If you just really like an air conditioned place to hang out for a little while, visit. If you have nothing else to do and it's hot and you can afford to go, then visit here....More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Small but good and interesting. The film is well worth seeing. If you do the Slient Wings Museum it's half price so well worth it.

Thank EdithWales
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Buddy died very young and it seems they have managed to gather an amazing number of artifacts from his life in Lubbock. From old drawings he made in school to a pair of glasses recovered from the crash that took his life. Well worth the...More

Thank CHARLESHOrlando
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Hard to believe after going through this well-executed museum that Buddy Holly only had an 18-month career before his life ended in a plane crash. His impact on early rock-and-roll is still felt today. Worth a visit, particularly if you have music interests. Nice statue...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Introductory movie was good & the rest of the display was organized well -- be sure to get the folded paper that tells you what you're looking at in each display case.

Thank WeL0veTravel
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

The Buddy Holly Center is outstanding tribute. The center has an 18-minute video about Buddy Holly and his contributions to music. The Museum has many memorabilia including his iconic glasses! The center also contains an art gallery featuring local artists and a gift shop. The...More

Thank Berkeleybarb
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Eric R
Are visitors allowed to take pictures inside?
30 May 2017|
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Response from audthad | Reviewed this property |
Can take photos in the house but not in the museum....
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Huckster62
How long does it take to go through the museum
2 June 2016|
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Response from William V | Reviewed this property |
It took us about 2 hours, but we didn't do any of the tours in the other places.
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Sandra I
How much is admission?
30 July 2015|
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Response from baggyandsheila |
It was $8 yesterday.
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