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Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola

256 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
+1 252-636-5898
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For the Pepsi or Mt Dew lovers

I'm a longtime fan of Diet Pepsi so was interested in visiting this site where Pepsi was invented... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
New Bern, North Carolina
Basically a store

Although it's free to enter and you can order from the soda shop, other than a video and some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average29%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“soda fountain” (64 reviews)
“mountain dew” (46 reviews)
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256 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
+1 252-636-5898
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm a longtime fan of Diet Pepsi so was interested in visiting this site where Pepsi was invented. It's a fun little store/museum where you can order a root beer float and sit and drink it. A friend from out of town visited last week...More

Thank Maggie11928560
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although it's free to enter and you can order from the soda shop, other than a video and some memorabilia, it's basically a store.

Thank marks4randolphs
Reviewed 5 days ago

We checked out this attraction while walking though the old town portion of New Bern. Yet, there was little history and lots of items for sale. While I'm sure this is a significant property, my own feelings are that it's a waste of time.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very easy to find in the historic district. Quaint and cute for Pepsi fans. Reminded me of the corner drug store in my home town when growing up. It offers great Pepsi products merchandise. And was very nostalgic. If you're in New Bern it's a...More

Thank Keppie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I drink Pepsi whenever it's available, which is throughout NC - just like it's difficult to find other than CocaCola in and around Atlanta, GA. The history is interesting, and there's Pepsi (and Mountain Dew) branded artifacts, wearables, knicknacks, and souvenirs for every budget.

Thank edq88222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My dad was always a fan of Pepsi. The old soda shoppe was set up like the gay ninities bar for floats. We arrived on the birthdate of Caleb Bradham. They had the 1893 soda which was the original recipe that he came up with...More

Thank Lili P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in New Bern a brief stop at the birthplace of Pepsi. Lots of Pepsi merchandise for sale. Soda fountain available. Interesting place to just walk around if you are already in New Bern anyway. We stopped here after the tour of Tryon Palace. It...More

Thank dreamsaverz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to learn the history of Pepsi. Had lots of Pepsi and Mt. Dew souvenirs. Also had Pepsi and popcorn on Sunday.

Thank twhaleswhale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At least I got to see where it started and they had video covering the history of Pepsi. The had drinks and floats available. I had some of the original Pepsi formulation.

Thank Dustin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was expecting more of the history, other than the building it was all about tees and caps for sale. Did have his first recipe on display though

Thank Brian E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does it cost anything to go inside
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.