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The Buddy Holly Center

1801 Crickets Ave, Lubbock, TX 79401-5128
+1 806-775-3560
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Well worth the stop

Make sure you watch the video! The overview and tributes are amazing. As a baby-boomer pre-teen, I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peglova
Very interesting history on Buddy Holly.

The exhibits were very interesting. I learned a lot about Buddy while visiting. Would highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John B
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Austin, Texas
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Hours of operation:Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm, closed on Mondays.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (37 reviews)
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1801 Crickets Ave, Lubbock, TX 79401-5128
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+1 806-775-3560
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a sweet tribute to a wonderful young man, family, community that placed Lubbock Texas on the map. The tour guide was wonderful. The memorabilia was beautifully presented. Thanks for keeping this young man’s contributions to music at the forefront of Lubbock’s tourism circle.

Thank EMoreno59
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Buddy Holly Center has a great movie, memorabilia, home and store. Don't miss all of the places to take photos, even across the street.

Thank BWWC87
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here you learn how cutting edge Buddy was in his very short career. Although fairly small this is a well done museum staffed by very knowledgeable people. Gift shop is interesting too. Everyone from Lubbock should visit and visitors should go to Easy to get...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Very informative about the history of Buddy Holly's music including the pitfalls. Not expensive for what you see.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

It is a small museum about the life of Buddy Holly. Lots of personal items, even the glasses he wore the night he died.

Thank Wendy V
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The Buddy Holly Center does a great job telling Buddy Holly's story. We're sad that we didn't get the opportunity to tour the adjoining house but I'd definitely recommend trying to do that. The movie is a don't miss, as is the gift shop -...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The museum and adjoining house is fantastic. The museum details his life, family and of course music. Lots of great memorabilia and family artifacts. Be sure to check hours before going but worth your time if you have an interest in his short life or...More

Thank Ramon J
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Great center to visit . Learned a lot about Buddy Holly, about his name , wife and family. Great art work and gift shop is very nice, great customer service.

Thank Zeebird8
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ebloyd
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Response from Fischcmt | Reviewed this property |
No, you’ll have to bring your own.
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Eric R
30 May 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.
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Huckster62
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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