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Address: 213 East Hendricks Blvd, Wink, TX 79789
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A museum dedicated to the life and music of Roy Orbison containing personal...

A museum dedicated to the life and music of Roy Orbison containing personal belongings and items donated by his fans.

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A must for Roy Orbison fans!!!

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... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
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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 the Roy Orbison festival in the future. Stephanie and Tyson

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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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 940, it was once a booming oil city in the heart of oil country with... More 

5 Thank JohnF47
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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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 the City Hall, which is two doors away, where they are most helpful. The contents... More 

3 Thank marie b
Pekin, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 went thru school) and each year they host the Roy Orbison Music Festival. Many legends... More 

4 Thank Mike36536
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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 Wink just for this little museum. Wink is a very small village, but it gave... More 

5 Thank Jacqueline07_69
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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
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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 Wink, I want to look around more and maybe come for the next festival in... More 

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