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Lubbock, Texas
1500 Broadway
Lubbock, TX 79401
806-747-5232
www.visitlubbock.org
Lubbock, Texas

Attractions in Lubbock

Lubbock may be famous for Texas Tech University and its Red Raider football team, but there’s much more to this lively West Texas metropolis than its college athletics. Award-winning wineries, public golf courses, theaters and playhouses, museums, art galleries, an amusement park, and a symphony orchestra are among the myriad of attractions in Lubbock. If you’re planning a trip here, make sure to have a look at our collection of Lubbock’s attractions so you’ll get the most out of your stay.


American Wind Power Center
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


Apple Country at Hi-Plains Orchards
Pick your own apples or simply enjoy a quiet stroll among thousands of fruit trees at Apple Country at Hi-Plains Orchards in Lubbock. Along with plucking 30 varieties of apples, you can also purchase fresh vegetables from the on-site garden, as well as jams, apple pies, and cakes from the gift shop, bakery, and cafe. Hi-Plains Orchards, home to the Apple Butter Festival, is open throughout the year.
12206 East Highway 62
Idalou, TX 79329
(806) 892-2961


Ballet Lubbock
Ballet Lubbock is the town's major ballet company known for its annual performances of The Nutcracker. Tickets to The Nutcracker are typically available in late October on Ballet Lubbock's website.
5702 Genoa Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79424
(806) 785-3090


Bayer Museum of Agriculture
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 and 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


CapRock Winery
Savor a glass of delicious wine on the picturesque grounds of one of West Texas' largest wineries at CapRock Winery, located about 10 miles south of Lubbock. CapRock Winery 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 30 enthralling rides to be enjoyed, 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 in Lubbock, Texas' most award-winning winery. Taste its 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 Community Theatre
The Lubbock Community Theatre is a community-based theater company that conducts a wide variety of musicals and plays year-round. Tickets for individual shows, as well as season passes, can be purchased on the Lubbock Community Theatre's website.
4232 Boston Ave.
Lubbock, TX 79413
(806) 749-2416


Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark
Step thousands of years into the past at Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark, an archaeologically and geologically rich area in north Lubbock. For more than 70 years, 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 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 Bayer Museum of Agriculture 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 Mackenzie Park.
601 Municipal Drive
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 775-2687


McPherson Cellars
Relish flavorful world-class wines 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 five million objects that are 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 48 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


The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts
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. If you'd rather do art instead of passively experience it, the arts center has you covered. There are numerous classes you can attend if you'd like to brush up on your art skills.
511 Avenue K
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 762-8606

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Lubbock, Texas
1500 Broadway
Lubbock, TX 79401
806-747-5232
www.visitlubbock.org
Lubbock, Texas

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