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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
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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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Enjoyable visit to home of Dr Pepper soft drink . Open till 5:30 but last tour of museum starts at 4:pm. Reduced rate for seniors and students. Easy parking same as silo parking... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Cartersville, Georgia
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Cartersville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyable visit to home of Dr Pepper soft drink . Open till 5:30 but last tour of museum starts at 4:pm. Reduced rate for seniors and students. Easy parking same as silo parking. Vintage 1950 Dr Pepper delivery truck is a great photo op. Collection of artifacts thru out the years including 7 up soda. Second bldg is bottling systems... More 

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Tuttle, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My granddaughter and I walked past this after we visited Magnolia. We both enjoyed it much more than we expected. The highlights to me were the water well inside the factory, a talking replica of the man who invented Dr. Pepper, and all their DP commercials put together and shown in a movie theater format. We both laughed a lot.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

U must make sure to see the photos of the tornado damage. The most interesting for us was the water well that was full of glass and bottles 27.5' deep.....

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you like Dr. Pepper you need to stop here! The museum is interesting and has alot of great history- there is an entrance fee. If you prefer, you can simply stop by the soda shop( look for the green awning) and get a hand drawn DP. There is nothing like the Dr. Pepper they make you. My daughter had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum on Dr. Pepper, birthed into existence! Small and quaint, right-sized! Great photo opportunities.

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Bedford, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is in two buildings: 1st one is the original manufacturing building with the original artesian well and its very interesting history (the one thing that impressed me the most!) and the story of the founder. Next door is the more recent history as well as a soda shop where you can design your own float.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving through Waco on our way to Austin. We saw the signs for the museum and decided to check it out. Who knew there was so much background to Dr. Pepper!? We were pleasantly surprised at how much history we learned about the area, and the development of the business. Better than we expected!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited twice in 4 years. They keep the displays updated and it's a great place to visit. Don't miss the soda fountain and gallery across the parking area too.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We let our kids pick an attraction or two on each vacation, and our 12 year old researched and picked this museum. I wanted to like it. I really did. The idea is great, but I just didn't find the exhibits very engaging. I'd get rid of the former CEO exhibit and I'd make the bottling line more interactive. The... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Dr. Pepper museum after a morning at The Magnolia Market. It's only a short walking distance away and since I'm a huge Dr. Pepper fan, I didn't want to miss it. It was a little pricey to get in, but worth the time and had some interesting things to see. The best part was my Dr. Pepper... More 

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