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“Come see where CocaCola was first bottled!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Biedenharn Museum & Gardens

Biedenharn Museum & Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe, LA 71201
318-387-5281
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Ranked #1 of 21 things to do in Monroe
Certificate of Excellence
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Built in 1913 by Joseph A. Biedenharn, visitors can tour this historic home and magnificent Elsong Gardens located on the estate.
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Come see where CocaCola was first bottled!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

A model T Coca Cola delivery truck meets visitors as they walk into the museum. Site offers a demonstration/history lesson about how Coke was first made and bottled. Admission also includes tours of the Biedenharn house and gardens. Visitors can even get a 5 cent Coke out of the vending machine!

Visited March 2013
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English first
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
“Beautiful museum & gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Loved the Christmas decorations on the most recent visit, the gardens are also just lovely, especially in spring. Doesn't take a long time to visit either.

Visited December 2012
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Shreveport, LA
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“A delightful experience! Must see in Monroe.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Visited this lovely place with my two children who adored the Coca Cola museum with the wonderful tour guide, "Tommy" who thrilled them with magic tricks! The .05 cokes were a treat! The home was lovely with a wonderful docent who made the tour very approachable. The gardens and fountains were completely breathtaking. The Bible museum was simply over the top with religious art and icons. This place was simply top notch. Of worthy mention is the gift shop, which is full of lovely items! Must see in Monroe! My kids adored it all!

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Bristol
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“Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Friendly staff, very informative tour. Learned a lot more about Coca Cola than I'd ever known before. The gardens were beautiful even in November.

Visited November 2012
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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“BEAUTIFUL”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

For pictures, leisure, or business this place is a must see in Monroe. Such a beautiful place to see.

Visited May 2012
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