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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
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
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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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An excellent timeline of Buddy Holly's Life

The extremely reasonable $8 admission includes a "fine art" section which we did not see as we were only interested in the Buddy Holly display. Great memorabilia but you cannot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The extremely reasonable $8 admission includes a "fine art" section which we did not see as we were only interested in the Buddy Holly display. Great memorabilia but you cannot take pictures, which was extremely disappointing. This is not a huge museum, more like a selection of very specific items that were either owned or used by Buddy Holly. There... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I "discovered" Buddy 33 years after his death, so although I wasn't around during his career, his music was as much a part of my youth as anyone from the late '50s. Thus, it was certainly a meaningful experience to see the big things in this small collection. The Allison house was also a real treat, to stand in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

An interesting story and experience. Nice art gallery with a sculpture exhibition. Patio looks nice for outdoor events

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a must-do for Buddy Holly fans. They have a house tour and a very cool room with many Buddy Holly original items. There is also a very interesting time line that gives a lot of info on Buddy's life! Nice gift shop on site too!

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sweetie and I are in Lubbock for a getaway weekend. Today we headed over to the Buddy Holly museum. I'm old enough to remember him from when I was a young lad. The museum is in a nice building with plenty of parking. Admission is reasonable. It took us about an hour to go through it. It is kind of... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

godd overview of Buddy Holly's life - from his early childhood to his death. Jerry Ivan Allison's boyhood home is now a part of the Buddy Holly Center

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Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting displays of the Buddy Holly era. Particularly enjoyed the video that was presented. More meaningful because of my age group.

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to tour the house that Buddy and Crickets practiced in....located just next store...takes about 15 minutes to tour...memorabilia in the center is priceless...

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Amarillo, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a fan and love anything to read or see about Buddy Holly. This review is more about extra events around the Buddy Holly Center. The special event of "The Day the Music Died " on Feb 3rd features a trolley tour, weather permitting. The museum curator is very knowledgable and uses a microphone to guide us as the... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful learning experience to find out everything about Buddy Holly. If you're in the Lubbock area be sure to stop by the Buddy Holly Center

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