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The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art

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Quirky and Tripy

A bizarre accumulation of "art" centered around oranges. It is well worth the excursion to this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Blueshadow31
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Austin, Texas
Get out of the damn car and see it!

Small, strange, a little Tom Waits meets Grey Gardens meets Barnum & Bailey- worth a quick visit... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
vanillawaterloo
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A celebration of everyone's favorite citric fruit: art and memorabilia of and about the orange.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2402 Munger St, East End, Houston, TX 77023-5140
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+1 713-926-6368
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bizarre accumulation of "art" centered around oranges. It is well worth the excursion to this slightly out-of-the-way attraction. Staffed by local artists it celebrates oranges in a Bizarro World-like way. We were very happy we went and the trip and the staff led us...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Small, strange, a little Tom Waits meets Grey Gardens meets Barnum & Bailey- worth a quick visit. Also a great chance to see one of Houston's neighborhood wards.

Thank vanillawaterloo
Reviewed August 23, 2017

We drove to this and were unimpressed. We opted to not even get out of the car. Nothing at the scene drew us in or made us want to stop the car to take a closer look.

Thank Shawn R
Reviewed August 7, 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect of this place from the reviews online, but I am glad that I went. It is a novelty place resembling a long forgotten roadside attraction. It is small, it doesn't take long to go through, but it is the...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

I am really not a fan of this type of obsive folk art. It is a bit more interesting than the beer can house in that the structure is more varied but taken/inspired by the vision of the creator of this jumble of stuff and...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

If you like odd art then you will probably like this place. It's a testament of what you can do with recycled objects. Charge $5 admission, kids under 12 are free. It's worth a visit. Be sure and check out Smithers Park just down the...More

Thank SDDC11
Reviewed October 23, 2016

I found this not an uplifting experience: the scope, vision resulted in a melancholic experience. The creator had steam and oranges on his mind, expected the world to appreciate the vision he had created. The world did not come. Well worth the experience. The young...More

Thank Mick B
Reviewed September 8, 2016

This place is very eclectic and colorful. It costs a few dollars to get in (it goes to the restoration of it) but it is a fantastic place to take pictures - many neat colorful backdrops including hearts and mosaics, and different light levels. There...More

Thank travelintexas79
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Disappointing. The place has not been kept up. It takes just a few minutes to see it and they charge $5. It's quirky in a folk art form. There is the new Smither Park just down the street, a better use of your time.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed July 27, 2016

As a local, I have had the honor of visiting this unique folk art monument. Everyone has a dream and this was one man's tribute to his. It is a fun place, yet small place to explore, and a great place to take pictures.

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