One advantage of growing older is being able to take advantage of senior discounts. Lubbock, Texas, retirees can take advantage of senior discounts to enjoy the broad range of exciting and informational activities that Texas has to offer.
Continue reading to learn about ten great Texas attractions that offer discounted admission pricing for visiting retirees.
1. The Buddy Holly Center
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. Seniors get a discounted admission fee.
2. National Ranching Heritage Center
The National Ranching Heritage Center, a museum of ranching history, is located on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. The NRHC features almost fifty authentic ranch buildings dating from the late 18th to the mid-20th century.
3. The American Wind Power Center
This is museum of wind power in Lubbock,Texas. Located on 28 acres (110,000 m2) of city park land east of downtown Lubbock, the museum has more than 160 American style windmills on exhibition.
4. The Museum of Texas Tech University
This museum is part of Texas Tech University and is made up of the main museum building, the Moody Planetarium, the Natural Science Research Laboratory, the research and educational elements of the Lubbock Lake Landmark, and the Val Verde County research site. It features collections in anthropology, fine arts, clothing and textiles, history, natural sciences and paleontology. Admission to the Museum of Texas Tech University is free every day.
5. The Silent Wings Museum
This is a public institution which preserves and promotes the history of the World War II military glider program by creating an environment for collecting, documenting, interpreting and exhibiting artifacts and information for public education and enjoyment. Senior citizens get a discounted admission.
6. Mackenzie Park
The park provides golf, an amusement park, a sculpture garden, a prairie dog habitat, trails & more in a lush 248-acre park.
7. The Lubbock Memorial Arboretum
Located in the heart of Lubbock, The Lubbock Memorial Arboretum is a unique 93 acre open space and historical site located in K.N. Clapp Park. Open during Wednesday Workday hours, Second Saturday programs, as well as by appointment. Visitors are welcome to walk the trails and enjoy the park during normal park operating hours as defined by city ordinance (Between 5:00 AM - Midnight)
8. The Carlock Building
Located at 1001 – 1013 13th Street, Lubbock, Texas, The Carlock Building is an office building designed in the Art Deco style by J. B. Davies & Company of Fort Worth, Texas.
9. Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas Walk of Fame
"The West Texas Walk of Fame" began as a tribute to Rock and Roll legend Buddy Holly in the late 70's and it honors those individuals/groups with a strong connection to Lubbock and the West Texas area who have devoted a significant part of their lives to the development and production of the performing and visual arts and whose body of work has been influential nationally in one of more of these areas.
10. Lubbock Community Theatre
As the oldest, continuous, live community theatre in the Lubbock area, the Lubbock Community Theatre allows citizens to experience and participate in quality live theatre. Plays are performed during every season.
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