- Our list of the best things to do in Lubbock, Texas, features the top 28 nearby activities — including 12 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lubbock, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Food & Drink, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of Lubbock, TX
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3121 Fourth Street, Lubbock, TX 79409 MoreLess Info
The National Ranching Heritage Center showcase4s western art and ranching artifacts including historical buildings, 1,000 spur pairs, and 180 vintage and antique firearms. The center is often used for workshops in various pioneer arts, panel discussions, and gallery talks.
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5401 N. Martin Luther King Blvd, Lubbock, TX 79403 MoreLess Info
At the Silent Wings Museum, visitors can learn about the gliders used during World War II. Visitors can watch a 15-minute documentary, see a fully restored WACO CG-4A glider, and watch the restoration work on a British Horsa glider.
Watch a double feature from your car or while sitting in a lawn chair on one of the three screens at the Stars and Strips Drive-In Theater. The drive-in also has a 1950s themed cafe, and a playground for children.
The American Wind Power Center has over 100 windmills inside their building with signs to tell about the manufacturer and purpose. As of 2013, the museum is constructing a 34-foot tall by 172-foot long windmill mural.
McPherson Cellars Winery, located in downtown Lubbock, allows guests to enjoy wines byt the flight, glass or bottle in the tasting room or courtyard. The selection of wines include dry rose, blends, muscat and more. Wine tastings are offered Monday through Saturday.
The Museum of Texas Tech University is made of different parts, including the main museum, the Natural Science Research Laboratory, Lubbock Lake National History Landmark, and the Moody Planetarium. The general museum possesses over five million objects in its permanent collection.
The Buddy Holly Center features Buddy Holly memorabilia, and a 20 minute Holly documentary. The center also has fine art exhibits by the Lubbock Fine Arts Gallery, and is home to the Texas Musicians Hall of Fame that often gives courtyard concerts.
The Lubbock Science Museum offers a pretend Vet Clinic, Market Place, Music Room, and a Water Works area for those over five. Those under 5 can explore the 400 square foot area designed just for them, and babies age six months to one year can explore the Crawl Around Corral.