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Dr Pepper Museum

300 S. 5th Street, Waco, TX 76701
254-757-1024, 254- 757-1025
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Ranked #9 of 20 Attractions in Waco
Type: Specialty Museums
Description: Located in the turn of the century bottling plant, this museum has everything Dr Pepper.
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League City, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

It was interesting. It took about an hour and a half or so to go through and read most of the captions. The family pride of the Dr Pepper company people was very evident throughout. $6 admission for Seniors. Some hands-on exhibits for kids. The scavenger hunt sheet was a good way to focus on the exhibits and gave hints... More

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Austin, Texas
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165 reviews 165 reviews
69 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

This was our second visit, this time with family. To start, I've been drinking Dr. Pepper since 1980 as a child and the history of this museum makes it even better. Our first visit, about 6 mos or so ago, was re-arranged this visit with some new exhibits, one that highlighted product placement of Dr. Pepper and variety of other... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The family had nothing to do so we decided to visit the museum. We didn't expect much and weren't disappointed. The biggest highlight was the soda fountain! They make soda like in the old days.

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Marion, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Visited museum (3 floors) and found it far less than expected. Could choose to watch commercials from different generations but something was wrong with sound and all one heard was scratching noise so loud it gave me a headache. Absolutely nothing that would interest young children although they did have some Legos for them to play with. Lots of movie... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This could be a great attraction, but it looks and feels like it was put together on the cheap by someone with no knowledge of how to create an interesting museum. The exhibitions are all second rate and it's like a school project more than a museum you would pay for, which is a shame as Dr pepper has an... More

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Tomball, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Stopped by on a trip from Houston to Dallas. A bit expensive for what it was ($8 per person). Self guided, started well, the old shop then bottling room was neat, then the upper floors were very weak. Stopped by the soda shop, overpriced as well ($1 extra for the "souvenir" cheapo stadium cup!?). Drinks were tasty and old-timey, but... More

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Amarillo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My wife and I were early arrivals on a Friday afternoon and Hotel Indigo wasn't quite ready for us to check in. Dr. Pepper Museum is only about 5 blocks away, and sounded like fun. Reasonably priced at $8 per person (they give game day discounts with ticket stubs) we stepped into a time machine. Fascinating reminiscing with old jingles... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

While in Waco, this is a place that you may want to visit; especially if your childhood consisted of Dr Pepper or even now that you're an adult and you enjoy Dr Pepper, you will enjoy this museum. I went on a day where there many events going on. On this day, the entry fee was free, so that was... More

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Arlington, Texas
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117 reviews 117 reviews
16 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Our family visited on a Saturday, and found this an interesting way to spend a couple of hours. Interesting history of the best soda in the world. Lots of pictures of how it evolved and how it is made.

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Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Worth the stop to break up the trip. Interesting history for Dr. Pepper lovers. We would recommend for families with kids. Great soda fountain.

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