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Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum

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Address: 1107 Washington St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2959
Phone Number: +1 601-638-6514
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:30 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The site where the first Coke was bottled in 1891.

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A Vicksburg highlight!

Visitors to Vicksburg usually visit the battlefields but if you are in the town, it's worth a tour of this little museum. It's very small so doesn't take long but it's interesting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visitors to Vicksburg usually visit the battlefields but if you are in the town, it's worth a tour of this little museum. It's very small so doesn't take long but it's interesting to learn how this iconic drink and brand originated, to see original soda fountains and the original bottling method. There is a good collection of old advertising posters,... More 

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Brusly, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice staff. Interesting exhibits. Beautiful courtyard. Black resident Tom cat in courtyard. Little gift shop. Cheap admission.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are still in Vicksburg on our river cruise. After a visit to one museum, we decided to walk over to the Biedenharn Museum of Coca-Cola History & Memorabilia, Located at 1107 Washington St. Vicksburg, Ms. Hours are Monday-Saturday 9:00AM - 5:00PM on Sundays from 1:30PM - 4:30PM and closed on the following holidays, New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like history, memorabilia, and Coca Cola; do not miss forget to visit this location while in Vicksburg. Cameras are allowed so be sure to bring back a lot of photos; your friends will appreciate seeing the history behind Coca Cola. We showed many of our pix at a Rotary meeting upon our return and friends were amazed to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great history on the place where Coca-Cola was first bottled and the process used. Did not realize that the cola was first only served via fountain soda. Cute little museum with memorabilia. Definitely worth a stop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was unaware of Vicksburg's role in Coca-Cola. I had heard from a couple of people that Coke started here I knew that was wrong. The truth is the first bottling of Coke happened right on the property where the museum is located. Very significant role in the history of Coke a Cola . It is small and the highlight... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a bunch of old junk and faded typed notes. At only $3.50 this place is overpriced. Could have done so much better :(

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit this Museum! Plenty of "unfindables" in the souvenir shop! Coca Cola remnsnts dating back to day one and the coke float there is SCRUMPDILLYICIOUS!!

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Attention span of the little ones was short but even the gift shop delighted my guests from France, who enjoyed the memorabilia as part of their one day your downtown.

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Albertville, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

the information provided was interesting and informative. There is a lot of reading. It is a good story and even better if you are a coke fan. Lots of fun collectibles. will take you less than an hour. Skip the coke float

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