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Dr Pepper Museum

300 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701-2115
+1 254-757-1025
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Learn the history of Dr Pepper

Stopped here on our first day in Waco. We weren't aware of the history of Dr Pepper and now have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
egraves888
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Crystal River, Florida
via mobile
A dream for a Dr Pepper fan

This is a great little museum. Not glitzy in any way so may bore younger kids. Perfect for adults... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Speedywiddi
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“soda fountain” (178 reviews)
“gift shop” (133 reviews)
“pepper float” (38 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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300 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701-2115
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+1 254-757-1025
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on our first day in Waco. We weren't aware of the history of Dr Pepper and now have appreciation for that history and the fact that it's a worldwide beverage with manufacturing and distributions plants all over the world - who knew?! The...More

Thank egraves888
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

egraves888, we are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time at the museum learning about Waco and Dr Pepper's history. Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great little museum. Not glitzy in any way so may bore younger kids. Perfect for adults who remember a lot of the history. There are some great old machines in here and well kept examples of old bottles and cans. The museum...More

Thank Speedywiddi
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Speedywiddi, we are so glad to hear that you were able to visit the museum while you were in town. There is so much to learn about Waco and Dr Pepper's history, and we are glad we were able to share that information with you....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The dr. Pepper museum is a museum of the history of dr. Pepper. It has displays about who were the CEOs and what wonderful ethics they had and displays of the commercials that they use to sell dr. Pepper so that you can reminisce about...More

Thank CharleySays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bought a Groupon to help with the cost. The location was great as we walked to the museum from the Waco Hilton. The kids enjoyed the experience. The main disappointment was that we saw all of the great memorabilia and we were all ready for...More

Thank Catdaddy5150
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Catdaddy5150,The drinks from our old-fashioned soda fountain are a bit different from what you would get in a can because they are made differently! When sodas are hand-mixed at a fountain, they are often sweeter and less fizzy than what you would normally encounter from...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This,is a self guided tour that leads yoy thru the storied history of this cult soda. We did listen to a special lecture on taste- these are given thruout day and the times are posted

Thank jfadds
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jfadds, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the museum. Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was neat to go through. to see all the different memorabilia not only from Dr. Pepper but from 7-Up. They had an old bottling set up and old ads and even old commerials that you could watch from Dr. Pepper. They also had a...More

Thank Wojoclan
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wojoclan, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the museum learning about Dr Pepper and Waco's history. Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a neat musuem with Dr Pepper memorabilia. My kiddos liked the Dr Pepper can horses and the old delivery vehicles. The soda fountain was slow and not really worth the $ spent.

Thank Stefanie S
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Stefanie, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the museum with your family. Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you are really into Dr. Pepper memorabilia, this was not worth it. We paid to go through the museum and would not recommend it. If anything and you feel you need to stop just go to the ice cream and soda shop for a...More

Thank Jesse S
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jesse, we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit. We would love to hear your honest feedback, so that we can improve for your future visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was very nice. The exhibits were insightful. The staff very informative and helpful. The Dr.Pepper float was great and the Blue Bell Ice Cream was amazing.

Thank Gail T
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Gail, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the museum. There is so much to learn about Waco and Dr Pepper! Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the trip down memory lane and history lesson about the F5 tornado that ravaged Waco in 1953. Would recommend a visit b/c it's something different to do and it wasn't too crowded or expensive to enter.

Thank karyndb
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Karyndb, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the museum learning about Waco and Dr Pepper's history. Please come back and see us again soon!

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Lorry E
13 July 2017|
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Response from Jackie B | Reviewed this property |
No. It is in a separate building, which you can access by going into the courtyard where the picnic tables are and turning right instead of left.
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mom2qam
14 May 2017|
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Response from drpeppermuseum | Property representative |
Yes! We have hot dogs, chili, and chips. We also have a cold slab for mixed ice cream treats!
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James R
1 April 2017|
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Response from Becky197043 | Reviewed this property |
10 dollars for Adults, 8 dollars for seniors, and I believe it has a military discount also
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