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Address: 300 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701-2115
Phone Number:
+1 254-757-1025
Today
12:00 - 17:00
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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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Visit the Dr. Pepper Museum, its worth it. Very interesting history. Parking is free and located across from the museum.

Reviewed 1 November 2016
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Yorktown, Virginia
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112 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Although educational I had higher expectations. At the Heineken experience in Amsterdam you get at least 3 free drinks. There was not even a taste of Dr Pepper available. Some of the exhibits were dated. One section was a screen with the volume too low showing TV commercials from Dr Pepper. To top it off when we tried to buy... More 

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Thank Buzzcola
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

Buzzcola, thank you for visiting the museum and taking the time to write a review. We are glad you were able to see the museum and learn all about Dr Pepper's history. The Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute is a non-profit organization and we are not owned or operated by the Dr Pepper Snapple Group, so we purchase... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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121 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nostalgic walk through Dr. Pepper's history. Lots to see and learn about. Neat to see the vintage advertising and relive commercials from yesteryear. Lots of information to read. Walk over to soda fountain and get a Dr. Pepper made the old fashioned way (you will taste the difference....in a good way)! Takes about an hour, longer if you read everything.... More 

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Thank NKY_10
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

NKY_10, we are thrilled to see that you enjoyed your visit at the museum! Knowing that our visitors had a good time while learning all about Dr Pepper's history is what makes our jobs so fun. Come back and see us again soon for another delicious fresh Dr Pepper! More 

Charleston, West Virginia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

It was pretty neat. Lots of interesting history about Dr Pepper and Waco in general. The price is $10, a little much in my opinion.

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Thank BeersNEers
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

BeersNEers, thank you for visiting the museum and writing a review of your time here! We are glad you were able to see the museum and learn all about Waco and Dr Pepper's history. More 

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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The place was very interesting and fun to see. $10.00 to see both parts and worth the money. I learned a lot and enjoyed seeing all the vintage DP.

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drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

Monique, thank you for visiting the museum and taking the time to write a review of your experience! We are so glad to see that you had a great time learning about Dr Pepper's history and viewing our collections. Come back and see us again soon! More 

Texarkana, Texas
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Very limited memorabilia and no sample of the Dr Pepper made the original way. For $10 entrance fee it is very unexciting.

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Thank z_room_rater
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

z_room_rater, thank you for visiting the museum and taking the time to write a review of your experience. The Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute is a non-profit organization and we are not owned or operated by the Dr Pepper Snapple Group, so we purchase all our own sodas just like any restaurant and are unfortunately unable to provide... More 

Colleyville, Texas
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Running out out of things to show seems like they're working very hard to fill the museum. not overly interesting. the Artesian well is probably the most interesting part. definitely not worth the $10 admission fee

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Thank hsallee
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

hsallee, thank you for visiting the museum and writing a review. These reviews are the best way for us to know what to focus on to improve the museum! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We are Dr Pepper lovers so this was on our list to make sure we did while in Waco. It was a fun stop, but didn't take long to do. It looks like they are working on more up to date exhibits, so we will go back again next time we are down there! There was also a great Groupon... More 

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drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

gail marie, thank you for visiting the museum and writing a review about your time here! We always love hearing how much Dr Pepper fans enjoy touring the museum and hearing that our visitors are able to use our Groupon. Lots of exhibits are being worked on right now and a few new ones are in the works, so come... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

There is more to this museum than I expected. It was a little on the high side. Free parking, close to everything! Nice history and information. Big gift shop. We walked to the Magnolia Market and down town Waco from here. Very nice area!

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Thank mzbh2016
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

mzbh2016, we are so glad you were able to visit the museum during your time in Waco! Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience here. Come back and see us again soon! More 

Houston
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Ok, they have a neat old building, lots of informative displays and old machinery, but it gets old after about an hour. And somewhere I read "enjoy a float after your tour" but the floats aren't free and are, in fact, pretty expensive for a small glass.

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Thank jaycooker
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

jay cooker, thank you for visiting the museum and taking the time to write a review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed learning about Dr Pepper history. The Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute is a non-profit organization and we are not owned or operated by the Dr Pepper Snapple Group, so we purchase all our own... More 

Yorktown, Virginia
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Visit the Dr. Pepper Museum, its worth it. Very interesting history. Parking is free and located across from the museum.

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Thank ramusmc
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this review

ramusmc, thank you for visiting the museum and writing a review. We are so glad to hear that you had a good time learning about Dr Pepper's history! Come back and see us again soon! More 

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