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The Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock

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The Buddy Holly Center, a historical site, has dual missions; preserving, collecting and promoting the legacy of Buddy Holly and the music of Lubbock and West Texas, as well as providing exhibits on Contemporary Visual Arts and Music, for the purpose of educating and entertaining the public. The vision of the Buddy Holly Center is to discover art through music by celebrating legacy, culture and community.
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  • The first thing to do in the center is watch the video/movie so you will get some background. Everything you can imagine is in there about Buddy Holly. Memorabilia, things he wore (including the glass...  more »
  • We enjoyed our visit, though part of the gallery was closed for set-up and we would have liked to see it. You only need 30 - 45 minutes here. The displays are well done and there is a great history of...  more »
  • Small but worth the visit!! Part of history you must see. Also swing by Buddy's final resting place at the city cemetery  more »
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  • This is a wonderful museum and really helps to shine light on what a amazingly powerful impact Buddy Holly had for only an 18 month professional career. The museum, while it doesn't allow pictures, has a tremendous amount of artifacts and is a must for any rock fan visiting the area. Reasonably priced entrance fee and it is self guided. A must stop for the Lubbock Area!
  • Really cool place. Love the history and influence to music of Buddy Holly. My car and I were happy during this visit.
  • It is a good museum. I think it is too expensive to have only one room with the history of Buddy Holly and rock and roll and another one with the just furniture pieces of his house. The exhibition needs more description of the artifacts they are showing. The video is just ok.
  • Petty cool place, just wish you could take pictures its just not the same trying to remember things after you get home.
  • I was brought up on the music of Buddy and Elvis. Singing / recording their music on reel to reel and playing(attempting to play!) those stunning riffs with my dad in the kitchen..or 'little room' as it was known back then.Visiting the centre and the Holly family grave was something I had to do.A totally unforgettable experience and I can say ' I've been there'.A beautiful place .Worth the 12 hour return drive from Dallas!

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