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Address: 300 South 5th Street, Waco, TX 76701-2115
Phone Number: +1 254-757-1025
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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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Good family fun!! We had a fun afternoon here. Museum is 3 floors and then the soda shop. Wish we could have tasted all of the Dr. Pepper flavors, but no samples. I'm a Pepper now!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 July 2016
NOLAgirl67
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Missouri
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31 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I would probably have enjoyed it more if I was a DP fan, but I'm not. It is too expensive for what it is. I came to the museum because my husband and son are DP nuts, although they thought it cost too much, too. The best things are the commercials and old machines.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We take feedback from our visitors under great consideration. We do offer coupons both online and at magnolia markets to reduce ticket price, hope you get the chance to come back and visit! More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Good family fun!! We had a fun afternoon here. Museum is 3 floors and then the soda shop. Wish we could have tasted all of the Dr. Pepper flavors, but no samples. I'm a Pepper now!

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Thank NOLAgirl67
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The museum is way overpriced ($10 for those 18 and over) for what you get. It's 3 floors but don't let that fool you. The floors are small and not much to see. It's a block from Magnolia which I'm sure has helped business. Lower tickets prices and then I could recommend. Otherwise, save your money and go buy some... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a pepper he's a pepper but not a pepper to drink. Always a fan but this paid walk through of bottles was disappointing. Even the soda shop wasn't working. Left $16 poorer, thirsty and bored.

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Hillsboro, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in while we were in Waco. We had a coupon to save $1@ on admission. It was still $18.00 for the two of us. It was a self guided tour. Some interesting facts about Dr Pepper, the tour ends in a building across the street where you can purchase drinks that they serve from the old time fountain... More 

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We took a short trip here when going through Waco and loved the trip through memory lane. There is a real soda fountain setup inside and tons of advertising and packaging of soda from the last century. There is also a soda fountain on site where you can order ice cream shakes and sodas.

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

Hi Maria! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit and the memorabilia in the exhibits! We actually house the largest soft drink collection in the world here at the Museum, so what is out on display is only a fraction of what we have in storage. Our exhibits change... More 

Spring, TX
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I felt this was an overpriced, under impressive museum. We whizzed through it in about 15 mins. The biggest disappointment was that, when we were told by the ticket agent not to miss the 2nd bldg, we went over and found a soda fountain where you could BUY a Dr. Pepper or ice cream and Dr. Pepper branded products. I... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking to the time to leave a review! Helpful feedback is essential to making improvements in the exhibits and our customer service areas. Apologies about the misunderstanding about receiving a free Dr Pepper. The Dr Pepper Museum is a private, non-profit organization that is not owned or operated by Dr Pepper Snapple Group, the parent... More 

Watkinsville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Not sure if it was worth 10 bucks each...but, my daughter loves Dr. Pepper so we went in. The gift shop was on the struggle bus, their fountain drink machine wasn't working so we had to wait a while for drinks. We sat down to watch the demonstration show but ended up waiting too long there too and finally gave... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We take customer satisfaction very seriously and will be sure to address your concerns as we look for ways to improve the museum each and every day. More 

Dallas, Texas
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119 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I'm not a huge Dr. Pepper fan, but this museum was a fun place to visit and learn about the history of this popular drink. It covers 3 floors (an elevator is available) and take about an hour to do through.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit at the museum! There is definitely a lot of history to be learned! Hope to see you back again soon! More 

Spring, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I love history, so I found the museum fascinating. There are a ton of things to read if you like that kind of thing. The recreated facades were done amazingly. (as someone who worked in film and TV I can say that ;) ) I love all the old vehichles too. The first part of the museum was more history... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, Mandy! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum. The exhibits in our East Wing building opened very recently and we are working to make small improvements! Hope to see you back here soon! More 

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