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Address: 256 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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+1 252-636-5898
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12:00 - 16:00
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This soda fountain and Pepsi gift shop is located at the same site where...

This soda fountain and Pepsi gift shop is located at the same site where the first Pepsi drink was invented.

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More than Colonial, historic New Bern NC

If you are a Pepsi or PEPSICO fan you don't want to miss the Birthplace of Pepsi. Take a walk around downtown New Bern , NC. Stop by the birth place of Pepsi and enjoy a great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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New Bern, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The original pharmacy where Pepsi Cola was developed and sold. Lots of memorabilia to look at and souvenirs to buy. Original formula Pepsi that you can taste and take home.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are a Pepsi or PEPSICO fan you don't want to miss the Birthplace of Pepsi. Take a walk around downtown New Bern , NC. Stop by the birth place of Pepsi and enjoy a great meal close-by. Come in the evening or for lunch. You don't want to miss this historic stop in Coastal North Carolina. You may... More 

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Thank Russell T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were happy to stumble upon this historic site. The shop is filled with interesting memorabilia that is free and fun to view. The store sells nostalgic souvenirs that are all very reasonably priced. Of course, there are also classic and cool sodas for sale.

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Thank 1caringmom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The birthplace of Pepsi, ax wonderful little bit of history, great Pepsi from the fountain and lots of souvenirs. New Bern is a historical site the first Continental capital of North Carolina birthplace of Pepsi known for civil war and early Americana visits including General Washington and others a great little tourist place for a nice visit nice bed and... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neat place to browse on a sunny or rainy afternoon! Learned a lot about all the different flavors and brands under the Pepsi name. If you are into Pepsi, this is a must stop!

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small store front where Pepsi-Cola was first invented. Learn about the early days of the soft drink explosion. See the original recipe and buy the kids an inexpensive bag of popcorn while enjoying the soda fountain, gifts and souvenirs.

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learned a lot about Pepsi. The history was very interesting and I drink Coke. There is a lot of Pepsi memorability there. The fresh popped popcorn is great with a cold Pepsi

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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in on a cold day in December for, well, a cold one. Interesting history tidbits on the wall as well as a few Pepsi/Mountain Dew antiques and collectables. Also a good selection of merchandise to purchase.

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Bradley, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have liked to have seen more history of the birth of Pepsi. Mainly just a gift shop, which sells Pepsi and Mt Dew. The staff were very friendly and informative. The downtown area of New Bern is a must see, though!

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

New Bern is a fascinating town and this attraction is good for taking it slow and enjoying local culture.

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