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The Buddy Holly Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Cool place

We came here to fill some time and ended up having a good time. The center is small, but chocked... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Buddy Holley

Really worth a visit! The museum is small but very informative. I loved seeing all the... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Nancy D
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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
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We came here to fill some time and ended up having a good time. The center is small, but chocked full of really interesting facts and memorabilia. If you have extra time, definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Really worth a visit! The museum is small but very informative. I loved seeing all the memorabilia-such a talented young man taken too soon❤️

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I learned a lot about Buddy Holly and also other singers and songwriters from Lubbock and the surrounding area I did not know. Very well kept facility definitely worth a trip.

Thank ferrelljennifer
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Worth the visit when in Lubbock if you're a Buddy Holly fan. It's not the biggest museum, but I enjoyed it. There was also a temp exhibit of Barbie Dolls next door that was included with the Buddy Holly museum admission. ...a little weird (some...More

Thank payton888
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

If you are into musical history or a Buddy Holly fan you need to include this in a visit to Lubbock. Easy to find and nice photo op.

Thank gary19522017
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Really nice museum and even nicer if you like the history of rock and roll. bussy Holly eas amazing and I learned a lot.

Thank PCBIllinois
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the center. It was very well done considering his short life 😢 worth the time and money. It was interesting learning his influence on music.

Thank Bonnie J
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A must see for Holly fans and people who are fans but don’t know it, by virtue of his songs covered by others and the tremendous influence he had on major bands like the Beatles and Stones. They should play his music more prominently and...More

Thank Lucky_Eddie
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I was very impressed with displays and info,great for anyone interested in the history of buddy holly and Texas music found out many things I didn't know about his influence all over the world, not just usa,staff was great helpful with center info and surrounding...More

Thank frtliner
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

My wife is a big Buddy Holly fan. Very cool and interesting collection. A little on the smaller side but worth the visit.

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Raymond S
23 August 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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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.