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Dr Pepper Museum

300 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701-2115
+1 254-757-1025
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This museum was not on our original itinerary but we had some extra time and when my husband found... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jackie03072017
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Saint Louis, Missouri
via mobile
Disappointed

Thought there'd be more to see/do. Very small gift shop. Cost to get in... no freebies at end of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sandraeng
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Fort Worth, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“soda fountain” (166 reviews)
“gift shop” (118 reviews)
“pepper float” (37 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
300 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701-2115
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+1 254-757-1025
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was not on our original itinerary but we had some extra time and when my husband found this knowing it wasn't favorite soda, we had to stop. We purchased a groupon otherwise I would say it's a little overpriced. There's more memorabilia than...More

Thank jackie03072017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought there'd be more to see/do. Very small gift shop. Cost to get in... no freebies at end of tour.

1  Thank sandraeng
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here while in Waco... this was interesting & well put together , there were 3 floors of old memorabilia about Dr Pepper and the history of it after done here you walk across the lot and another building with more about the product &...More

Thank NewIberia_laGbl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun! Interesting to learn the beginnings of our favorite drink! Enjoyed the self guided tour! Nicely done!

Thank jannybeth65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're comparing the Dr. Pepper museum to the Coca Cola museum in Atlanta, you will be disappointed. It was an interesting visit and the tour was self-guided. If you lose interest because you have to read all of the descriptions, this isn't for you....More

Thank Alliie_a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to several soda museums (Coke & Sun Drop). For the price there should at least be a free sample of a drink. There isn't much to see. The building is neat and some of the ads in the theater were fin to...More

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting visit. There's a lot of history about the Dr Pepper rand and how it was started. The exhibit with some of the older Pepper commercials is very interesting and entertaining. The Dr Pepper cupcake recipe demo was fun.

Thank hebertcj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did not know that Dr. Pepper originated in Waco. The Museum was interesting. There is a lot to read and see, we had small children with us so we missed a lot of the meat of the Museum, but it was nice a cool...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour was ok but not worth the money spent on it. Won't need to go again and unlike some tours, no free sample.

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst museum I have ever been to and I have been in hundreds of them. Skip the admission fee and just go to the soda fountain for a treat. It was not interesting at all.

1  Thank Lisa M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
mom2qam
Do you serve food in the soda fountain or just drinks?
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
Is it open today and how much is the tour?
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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ShivoniAlex
Can someone tell me on average how long it would take to walk thru the entire museum? Thanks.
16 March 2017|
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Response from drpr1024 | Reviewed this property |
If you're interested in Dr. Pepper history it can easily take you 2 hours or more. There are numerous displays as well as videos of Dr. Pepper commercials from the past.
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