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Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola

256 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
+1 252-636-5898
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Why is the bithplace of Pepsi just a little shop to try and sell you junk? The little displays they... read more

Reviewed yesterday
545Ronald
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North Carolina
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Friendly and Informative Staff with Interesting Collection of Pepsi Historical Items

Sales staff really knowledgeable and passionate about Pepsi history; however, not part of standard... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jpbelloh
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Province of Naples, Italy
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This soda fountain and Pepsi gift shop is located at the same site where the first Pepsi drink was invented.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soda fountain” (77 reviews)
“mountain dew” (57 reviews)
“gift shop” (78 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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256 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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+1 252-636-5898
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"soda fountain"
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"mountain dew"
in 57 reviews
"gift shop"
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"quick stop"
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"original recipe"
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"drug store"
in 25 reviews
"t shirts"
in 26 reviews
"behind the counter"
in 11 reviews
"for sale"
in 35 reviews
"caleb bradham"
in 19 reviews
"soda counter"
in 9 reviews
"fun stop"
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"fun place"
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"worth a stop"
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"on display"
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"in town"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Why is the bithplace of Pepsi just a little shop to try and sell you junk? The little displays they have are not that great or put together it is not what we thought it would be at all.

Thank 545Ronald
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sales staff really knowledgeable and passionate about Pepsi history; however, not part of standard presentation, but willing to enthusiastically offer amazing trivia if you take time to ask. Interesting artifacts not for sale and plenty of fun souvenirs for sale. Must stop, highly recommend.

Thank jpbelloh
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped buy simply to have a Pepsi but learned so much more. lots of souvenirs and who can resist the pop-corn. Staff was very knowledgeable of the start up of The best soda pop in the world.

Thank Joetpgn
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place of nostalgia for the whole family. Lots of wonderful souveniers and drinks for 10cents, just like back in the day.

Thank Nanci L
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was expecting a bigger place to see souvenirs and check out the history of Pepsi. They are able to pack everything in this small space without it feeling crowded. We were there on a Thursday afternoon.

Thank DianeB730
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little disappointed that there wasn't any more historical display (we may have just missed it) but more of the souvenir store than anything else.

Thank FLYBYU
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a Pepsi lover, I guess this is a must see stop. Fun to browse for a few minutes. I'm not a big soda drinker anyways, so didn't stay long.

Thank camplejo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a large museum, but it's neat to see the shop where Pepsi wars born. You can also purchase souvenirs and an ice cold Pepsi. A quick place to visit while visiting New Bern.

Thank Rebecca T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in to pick up a couple of T-shirts to take to friends out of town. If you’re a Pepsi fan you’ll love this place. If not, you’ll appreciate the history of its invention in New Bern, even if it happened in a different...More

Thank Tracey L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m biased. I live in Atlanta and this exhibition doesn’t come close to the World of Coke. It’s free and an interesting look into Americana.

Thank Dhicken
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susieb2o
7 April 2015|
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Response from DalenM782 | Reviewed this property |
Nope, just walk in the door. Sorry for late answer. I am on vacation and just got to my emails.
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