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Roy Orbison Museum

213 East Hendricks Blvd, Wink, TX 79789
+1 915-527-3622
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Brilliant!

As a Roy Orbison fan this was amazing to see, we all enjoyed every minute of it. A small museum... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
poetmorose
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England, United Kingdom
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Very small museum in a very small town

Must call for an appointment to get in. Very small local Roy Orbison museum (he attended school in... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
paree07
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San Antonio
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A museum dedicated to the life and music of Roy Orbison containing personal belongings and items donated by his fans.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“childhood” (2 reviews)
“volunteers” (2 reviews)
“souvenirs” (2 reviews)
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213 East Hendricks Blvd, Wink, TX 79789
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+1 915-527-3622
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

As a Roy Orbison fan this was amazing to see, we all enjoyed every minute of it. A small museum with a lot of information, we would prefer this over a huge building. Thank you to the ladies in the town hall for making the...More

Thank poetmorose
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Must call for an appointment to get in. Very small local Roy Orbison museum (he attended school in Wink). Roy first started playing for local school functions and dances in this West Texas area. Museum has mostly pictures, news items from the past. Few Orbison...More

Thank paree07
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My husband really wanted to see this because he is a big fan of Roy Orbison. Unfortunately, you can only go by appointment. There are 4 volunteers in the a.m. and 4 in the afternoon. We wanted to go at 10:00 a.m. the next day...More

Thank bedandbrkfastfan
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The museum was great, a fantastic experience for any Roy Orbison fan. Thank you to Edith and Betty for taking the time to open the museum for us and provide a wealth of knowledge on Roy and his childhood town! Will hopefully come back for...More

Thank Wareo86
Reviewed 3 August 2014

My trip west in Texas was a mini-“pilgrimage” to visit the Roy Orbison Museum in Wink (as well as the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock). While traveling state highway 115, you could easily miss Wink if you blink! While its population is now only some...More

5  Thank JohnF47
Reviewed 8 November 2013

This is a a small intimate museum to a BIG MAN with a unique voice. The premises are not permanently staffed. Telephone numbers are displayed on the door for you to call out a curator. If you are from ouside the US call in at...More

3  Thank marie b
Reviewed 7 August 2013

We visited the Roy Orbison Museum in Wink, TX over the weekend. It is a very understated tribute to a man with an incredible voice that produced wonderful music that has been enjoyed by millions. The museum is a tribute by his hometown (where he...More

5  Thank Mike36536
Reviewed 4 August 2013

In September 2012 we visited Wink, just for the museum of Roy Orbison. We knew about it because of a Dutch television program 15 years ago (we still remembered because we love the songs of Roy), so when we were in west-Texas, we drove to...More

5  Thank Jacqueline07_69
Reviewed 24 June 2012

It was small but everyone was friendly and willing to tell you all about him. We enjoyed our visit.

4  Thank Trgrin
Reviewed 12 February 2003

I am a big fan of roy orbison and have been for many, many years. When I had the chance to come to Wink just two weeks ago, I was thrilled that his home town remembered him so well, The next time I come to...More

11  Thank BILLIE B
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