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Address: 300 South 5th Street, Waco, TX 76701-2115
Phone Number:
+1 254-757-1025
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

A museum dedicated to the nation's oldest major soft drink - Dr Pepper! We...

A museum dedicated to the nation's oldest major soft drink - Dr Pepper! We offer three floors of exhibits featuring information about many different soft drinks, as well as a carefully curated selection of our massive soft drink memorabilia collection. Exhibits change regularly! You can visit our soda fountain and gift shop any time without paying admission. Photo ops outside the Museum include a Dr Pepper Green 1940s delivery truck, one of three original neon signs from the Mockingbird Plant in Dallas, and a hand-painted advertising sign original to the site. Of course the front of the Museum building itself is visitors' favorite photo location. We are a two block walk from Magnolia Market and the famous silos, and about half a mile from the newest restaurants including Torchy's Tacos and In-N-Out Burger.

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Dr Pepper if you have spare time.

I have been to the Coke facility in Atlanta so it would be hard for any soda place to compare. Definitely not the size and scope of coke but we did find the history behind Dr... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Oklahoma
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Oklahoma
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been to the Coke facility in Atlanta so it would be hard for any soda place to compare. Definitely not the size and scope of coke but we did find the history behind Dr Pepper pretty interesting. The facility itself was pretty neat. Seeing some of old school history items and memorabilia was wirth it. Can't say it... More 

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Thank Jeff V
Universal City, Texas
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dr. Pepper is like a friend to me. I was very excited about going, with my sister who had been two years ago and talked about how cute it was. Okay, I am going to give them some time and I will go back. The girl who sold us the tickets, needs to find a new job. She had the... More 

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Thank Liz C
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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347 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We thought this museum was expensive for what you get. What you get is a lot of reading material on the history of Dr. Pepper, Along with 7 Up, Vernors and other soda pops. we wondered why they had so many short term presidents lasting 1-4 years. Sad that there is no Dr. pepper for guest to taste, every consumable... More 

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Thank Sue D
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 929 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a disappointment! For $10 you get to look at dozens of displays that look like they were first installed in the 1970s. There's no consistent theme or timeline as you move from room to room and they get quite repetitive at times (and don't get me going on the many typos!). You have to be a die hard Dr.... More 

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Thank John B
Allen, Texas
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215 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable - a nice mix of displays and films - including watching old commercials. We spent about 2 hours here.

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Thank caroleiaap
Plantation, Florida
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here to avoid the crowd at magnolia market and it was a good decision! It was not crowded at all and we skipped the crowed by minutes. The floats are to die for!!!

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Thank Melissa B
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fun and educational stop for us on a short weekend day trip to Waco. The museum is full of history. I loved seeing the hall of CEOS and the other beverages Dr. PEpperson was associated throughout the years. Plus the gift store had Dr. Pepper made with real sugar.

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Thank Nofridays
Bushland, Texas
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husbands family managed a bottling company in Texas and the family has a lot of Dr Pepper relics. It was very interesting to visit and see everything.

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Thank goldenspirit
Fort Worth, Texas
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by this attraction because my mother is a huge DP fan. Little did we know what a learning adventure it would end up to be. They have a scavenger hunt that keeps the little people involved as you trek through the museum and helps the adventure become a "learning experience" Ha! They have a DP lab that was... More 

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Thank Jenni L
Waco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I used to babysit for the summer. Our next door neighbor at times did not have enough money to pay us in cash, so she would give us Dr.. Pepper and a bar of candy. We both were very happy with that. Years later when I took my nephews to visit the Dr Pepper museum and told... More 

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