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The Buddy Holly Center

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

We enjoyed the center. It was very well done considering his short life 😢 worth the time and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bonnie J
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A Lubbock must-see

A must see for Holly fans and people who are fans but don’t know it, by virtue of his songs covered... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lucky_Eddie
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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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“his life” (37 reviews)
“buddy holly” (174 reviews)
“small museum” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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1801 Crickets Ave, Lubbock, TX 79401-5128
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+1 806-775-3560
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Reviewed yesterday 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
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

1  Thank Timo Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was born after Buddy Holly died however I do remember my parents listening to some of his songs when I was younger. As such I had some idea who Buddy Holly was and found this to be fascinating. The centre tells the story of...More

Thank Joanne L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Buddy Holly Center was our main reason for spending the night in Lubbock. We are huge music fans and really looked forward to the Center. We were not disappointed. While smaller than many museums, the quality was first class. They have his ‘54 Gold...More

1  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great little museum about Buddy Holly. They provide a guided tour if you would like one. The tour guides add the "little" details about the life of Buddy Holly that you would not see/read on the exhibits. It also has a nice garden/picnic area....More

Thank Terri M
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I was in Lubbock for the first time, on a business trip. I had some free time and made sure to visit the Buddy Holly statue, and was pleased to see the Buddy Holly Center right next door. So glad I did! This is a...More

1  Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

So worth stopping in Lubbock to visit this museum. Really enjoyed the film on Buddy's life; he was so talented. Sad that he died so young.

1  Thank Connie W
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This museum, located in an original Lubbock train depot, has several parts with half dedicated to Buddy Holly directly and the other half to rotating exhibits. Worth coming to see when you are in the area.

1  Thank cowboyred
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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
3 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
31 July 2015|
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It was $8 yesterday.
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