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Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum

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Address: 1107 Washington St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2959
Phone Number:
+1 601-638-6514
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:30 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

The site where the first Coke was bottled in 1891.

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Capsule of History

If you're a coca-cola lover, this place is for you. The staff is very nice and full of information on the place as well as the city of Vicksburg.

Reviewed 4 days ago
New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're a coca-cola lover, this place is for you. The staff is very nice and full of information on the place as well as the city of Vicksburg.

Thank ButterflyHoney
Yardville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a small museum with lots of Coca-Cola items. There is a BEAUTIFUL marble fountain where they dispensed the Coca-Cola. Their claim to fame is they are the first place to sell Coke in a bottle. You can still buy the small, thick bottle Cokes there. Nice little stop.

Thank Charlestontourist58
Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is place that Coke was first bottled. Small but interesting, great artifacts and other items on display, gift items and coke ice cream floats!

Thank held49
Enloe, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome stop while in Vicksburg ! Very enjoyable tour of Coca Cola memorabilia, and very educational for young and old.

Thank Enloe M
Concord, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun little museum, with some old things, some new things, but all related to Coca-Cola. Mr. Biedenharn took Coke from a soda fountain drink to bottles, being the first bottler of the now-famous drink.

Thank MartyW60
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not so much a museum than more a collection of items branded with Coca Cola. The advertising material is interesting.

Thank ll248
Marion, Iowa
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is small but quaint. Saw a lot of stuff I remember my parents and grandparents owning - and I'm in my 60's. The real claim to fame is that this is where Coke was first bottled to distribute individual bottles to rural areas where people could not make it into the town to the soda fountain bar. It... More 

Thank Steven H
Lake Jackson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We stopped here for a break (tour and Coke Float) Went next door to the Mad Baker and the Riverfront murals.

Thank EdAmyZD
Loveland, Colorado
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Not sure it is worth the price of admission. Some interesting Coca Cola memorabilia, but you can probably find the history of bottled cola on Google.

Thank hueblje
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of coke memorabilia. Vicksburg is the town where coke was first bottled for distribution. Admission only $3.50 so a good value. Doesn't require a lot of time to go through.

Thank Glynise C

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