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Surf Ballroom & Museum

460 N Shore Dr, Clear Lake, Iowa 50428 USA

35 Reviews
Closed Now
Opens Sat 9a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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“stand on American Music stage”

The historic ballroom where big bands played and Buddy Holly gave his last concert is well-known throughout the country and the world. Extensive renovations; a wide variety of Big Band-era and Rock 'n' Roll mementos on the walls; and the famous cloud machine; which still operates. Dedicated in 2009 by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum as part of their Landmark series of sites.

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Eric B.

Dad and I visited the Surf Ballroom & Museum as part of recent Father-Son road trip. When we arrived, ZZ Top was on the Marquee as future act, but for this midweek morning, we had to settle for... Read more

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Jillissa M.

Came here for a concert. The facility is quite dated but full of history! I love that you can view all the memorabilia while you're waiting for the show to start. Seating is a little cramped.... Read more

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Doug M.

Any true fan of rock and roll needs to visit the Surf Ballroom!! Many know the story of the day the music died, but there is sooooo much history here. So many artists have played here since it... Read more

Surf Ballroom & Museum

460 N Shore Dr
Clear Lake, Iowa
50428 USA
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Closed Now
  • Sun: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sat: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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