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Lubbock, Texas
Lubbock, Texas
1500 Broadway
Lubbock, TX 79401
Katherine@marketlubbock.org
1-800-692-4035
www.visitlubbock.org

Attractions in Lubbock

Lubbock may be famous for Texas Tech University, but there’s much more to this lively West Texas metropolis than its college athletics. Award-winning wineries, public golf courses, theaters, museums, art galleries, and outdoor attractions are among the myriad of what Lubbock has to offer. Take a look below at a few local favorite attractions to ensure the most out of your stay. 


American Windmill Museum
Explore the history of wind energy at Lubbock's American Wind Power Center, the largest windmill museum in the world. More than 170 rare and fully restored windmills tower above 28 acres of scenic rolling hills on the east side of Lubbock. A stunning 6,000-square-foot mural, called “Legacy of the Wind,” illustrates the past, present, and future of the windmill. The American Wind Power Center is open Tuesday through Sunday throughout the year.
1701 Canyon Lake Drive
Lubbock, TX 79403
(806) 747-8743


FiberMax Center for Discovery
The Bayer Museum of Agriculture features interactive exhibits and historical displays that tell the story of American agriculture, from the early pioneer days to the modern age. More than 71 pedal tractors, an exhibit on the history of cotton ginning, a historic farm house, and a recreation of a 1920's blacksmith shop are just some of the attractions at the museum. The Bayer Museum of Agriculture, formerly known as the American Museum of Agriculture, is open Tuesday through Saturday.
1121 Canyon Lake Drive
Lubbock, TX 79403
(806) 239- 5796


Buddy Holly Center
Experience the life and music of Buddy Holly, Lubbock's most famous son who is widely considered to be one of the earliest pioneers of rock ‘n roll, at the Buddy Holly Center. The museum is home to a wide range of captivating artifacts, including Buddy Holly's Fender Stratocaster guitar, songbook, glasses, stage clothing, letters, and photographs. This one-of-a-kind collection is housed within Lubbock's historic Depot District.
1801 Crickets Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 775-3560


Cactus Theater
Cactus Theater in Lubbock is a live performance theater that offers year-round musicals, plays, and concerts right in the heart of Lubbock's Depot District. These performances are conducted within a historic building constructed in 1937 that was Lubbock's first neighborhood movie theater. A full calendar of shows is available on Cactus Theater's website, where you can also purchase tickets.
1812 Buddy Holly Ave.
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 762-3233


English Newsom Cellars
Savor a glass of delicious wine on the picturesque grounds of one of West Texas' largest wineries at English Newsom Cellars, located nearly 10 miles south of Lubbock’s downtown. English Newsom offers a range of award-winning reds and whites at its tasting room, staffed by knowledgeable wine tenders who can provide insight into each wine. Private tours are also available but must be scheduled in advance.
408 E. Woodrow Road
Lubbock, TX 79423
(806) 686-4452


Joyland Amusement Park
Thrilling rides and plenty of family-friendly fun can be found at Joyland Amusement Park in Lubbock. This popular attraction offers enthralling rides to be enjoyed by the entire family, including roller coasters and carousels. The amusement park is located within Mackenzie Park and is open from March to October.
500 Canyon Lake Drive
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 763-2719


Llano Estacado Winery
Visit Llano Estacado Winery to taste an impressive range of red and white wines, many of which are crafted with grapes grown within 100 miles of Lubbock. Daily tours and wine tastings are offered throughout the week.
3426 E. FM 1585
Lubbock, TX 79404
(806) 745-2258


Lubbock Lake Landmark
Step thousands of years into the past at Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark, an archaeologically and geologically rich area in north Lubbock. For nearly a century, archaeologists have been unearthing relics left by the people of the Apache and Comanche nations, who survived and thrived thanks to the water provided by underground springs. Today, the site has a museum and several miles of hiking and birding trails.
2401 Landmark Drive
Lubbock, TX 79415
(806) 742-1116


Lubbock Symphony Orchestra
Listen to the rich tones and captivating rhythms of a top-class symphony directed by David Cho at the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra. Nationally known conductors and soloists, and dozens of skilled professional musicians make up the orchestral group that performs at various venues in Lubbock throughout the year.
601 Avenue K
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 762-1688


Mackenzie Park
Joyland Amusement Park, Meadowbrook Golf Course, MacKenzie Disc Golf Course, Prairie Dog Town, and the Fibermax Center for Discovery are all contained within Mackenzie Park, a 248-acre recreational area situated on the east side of Lubbock. Equestrian trails, public art sculptures, an amphitheater, and a fishing lake can also be found within the park.
601 Municipal Drive
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 775-2687


McPherson Cellars
Experience the legacy of Texas wine and relish flavorful world-class blends right in the middle of Lubbock's bustling Depot District at McPherson Cellars. The winery, built within a restored Coca-Cola bottling plant, welcomes oenophiles to its charming tasting room and outdoor courtyard. A large event center is also available for birthdays, weddings, and any other kind of special event.
1615 Texas Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 687-9463


Museum of Texas Tech University
Discover millions of years of history, explore the vast expanse of space, and take in the vibrant colors of Southwestern art at Lubbock's Museum of Texas Tech University. The museum, situated on the campus of Texas Tech University, houses a collection of objects related to the arts, humanities, and sciences. The 71-seat Moody Planetarium, located just a short distance away from the museum, offers immersive astronomy, sound, and laser shows year-round.
3301 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79409
(806) 742-2490


National Ranching Heritage Center
Experience life on the West Texas frontier at the National Ranching Heritage Center, a collection of over 50 authentic and beautifully restored structures dating back to the 17th century. Along with the historic buildings, exhibits of paintings, sculptures, and every day tools round out what there is to explore at the National Ranching Heritage Center.
Lubbock, TX 79409
(806) 742-0498


Silent Wings Museum

From 1942 to 1944, Lubbock was home to the majority of American glider pilots who took part in some of the biggest battles of World War II. The sacrifice and heroism of these pilots is commemorated at the Silent Wings Museum in Lubbock, a facility that includes a C-47 airplane, three exhibit galleries, and one of the few fully restored World War II gliders around. 
6202 North Interstate 27
Lubbock, TX 79403
(806) 775-3049


LHUCA
Contemporary art lovers will find much to enjoy about the collection housed at The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts. Visual art galleries, working studios, a theater, and a rehearsal hall make up this all-encompassing arts center. 
511 Avenue K
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 762-8606


 

 

 

 


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Lubbock, Texas
Lubbock, Texas
1500 Broadway
Lubbock, TX 79401
1-800-692-4035
www.visitlubbock.org

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