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Perfect stop for an avid fan of Roy Orbison.

Arrangements must be made in advance unless you chance calling one of the numbers posted on the... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
JANNINE S
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Odessa, Texas
Patrick

I was able to connect with Roy Orbison Museum volunteer guide Barbara on the phone a few days... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
Patrick M
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Jul 24, 2018
“Perfect stop for an avid fan of Roy Orbison.”
Mar 13, 2018
“Patrick ”
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A museum dedicated to the life and music of Roy Orbison containing personal belongings and items donated by his fans.
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213 East Hendricks Blvd, Wink, TX 79789
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+1 432-527-3441
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Arrangements must be made in advance unless you chance calling one of the numbers posted on the door of this small hometown museum. We enjoyed our visit -- especially trying on Roy's famous glasses.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JANNINE S
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

I was able to connect with Roy Orbison Museum volunteer guide Barbara on the phone a few days before the trip. We scheduled at time to visit during spring break. Upon arriving to the museum and calling her, she arrived promptly. She was extremely friendly...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed October 23, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank poetmorose
Reviewed October 1, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 2, 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

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed August 2, 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

Date of experience: July 2014
6  Thank JohnF47
Reviewed November 8, 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

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank marie b
Reviewed August 6, 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

Date of experience: August 2013
5  Thank Mike36536
Reviewed August 3, 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

Date of experience: September 2012
6  Thank Jacqueline07_69
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Must call for appointment - 915-527-3622
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