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The Buddy Holly Center

1801 Crickets Ave, Lubbock, TX 79401-5128
+1 806-775-3560
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Sparse but key

A bit disappointing. Watched the video and looked around. If you have ever been to the Rock... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Thomas M
Littleton, New Hampshire
Life and influence of Buddy Holly

Good display of the life and career of Buddy Holly and his influence on rock 'n roll. Shame his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saskatoon, Canada
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Hours of operation:Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 5pm, closed on Mondays.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1801 Crickets Ave, Lubbock, TX 79401-5128
+1 806-775-3560
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A bit disappointing. Watched the video and looked around. If you have ever been to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, or to the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, this is sort of a let down. But, then, what I came to...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good display of the life and career of Buddy Holly and his influence on rock 'n roll. Shame his life was cut so short.

Thank ElsieSP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just the right size for a great learning experience. I loved all the memorabilia. I enjoyed listening to his music while viewing all the details. Definitely worth the $8.

Thank ayw1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very interesting to see all the memorabilia from Buddy Holly. The center is set up very nicely. Loved hearing all the music playing. Great to see the time line of his tragically short life. Take the time to visit. Did not care for...More

Thank Sonja M
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolute must for anyone interested in 1950's rock n roll and the influences West Texas music played in modern rock as we know it. It's a very touching and poignant place to come and see. The staff I spoke to most - David, Jacqui...More

1  Thank damianbray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maria Holly truly did a fabulous job in creating this small but poignantly sad remembrance of a young talent lost too soon. 21 yrs old is too young but his musical legacy lives on forever. I recommend allowing at least a hour to read the...More

Thank wannabefoodcritic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was not a huge Buddy Holly fan growing up but I always like to see how the artists did their thing. Interesting place with a lot of the history of his life, fandom, and untimely death. worth the visit!

Thank Astros80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buddy Holly Center focuses on the short lived career of early rock musician, Buddy Holly. His career was cut short when he was killed in a private plane crash.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Center, a former railroad station depot, is located on ‘Crickets’ Avenue and houses memorabilia and artefacts all of historical interest from the life of from Buddy Holly. Pieces include the singer’s Fender Stratocaster guitar, his famous horn-rimmed glasses, Ariel Cyclone motorcycle, outfits, film clips,...More

Thank charles s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly and helpful. The Buddy Holly portion tells about the short but interesting life. They also have a very nice art gallery.

Thank Christian J
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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.
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.
Sandra I
30 July 2015|
Response from baggyandsheila |
It was $8 yesterday.