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Dr Pepper Museum

300 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701-2115
+1 254-757-1025
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Old commercials

We enjoyed watching the old commercials. The exhibits bring back many memories . The old history... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Evetexasbound
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Houston, Texas
My Fixer Upper Weekend

We were surprised to learn Dr Pepper had started in WACO so having grown up with the pepper... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Janice_from_NY
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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.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“soda fountain” (172 reviews)
“gift shop” (122 reviews)
“pepper float” (38 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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300 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701-2115
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+1 254-757-1025
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We enjoyed watching the old commercials. The exhibits bring back many memories . The old history of the company an all the many products they have made millions have enjoyed.

Thank Evetexasbound
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Evetexasbound, we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time at the museum learning all about Dr Pepper's history! Come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were surprised to learn Dr Pepper had started in WACO so having grown up with the pepper commercials, we had to tour the museum. It was a lot of fun to see all the old exhibits and my 11 year old loved having his...More

Thank Janice_from_NY
drpeppermuseum, Public Relations Manager at Dr Pepper Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Janice_from_NY, we are so thrilled that you were able to see the museum on your Magnolia weekend! Thanks for stopping by and trying a delicious homemade Dr Pepper. Come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure this museum knows what it wants to be. Is it a collection of commercials you can watch on YouTube​? Is it full of old bottles? Is it run down? Is it full of right wing statements on free enterprise? Yes, but it...More

Thank Jetsboy
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Being from Waco, I take a deep pride of Dr Pepper. This place is pricey but worth it if you love Dr Pepper. From the museum and the gift shop, its worth the money.

Thank Cory G
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It's an older museum so it's not as interesting as it could be wi th out a lot of the interactive stuff is by today's standards. I enjoyed reading about Dr Pepper but I left having questions as they did not have employees around who...More

Thank breeze1der
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Visited with family (3 kids -10, 13, 16). Museum is 2-3 blocks from the very popular Magnolia Market so if you're there, walk on over to hear all about Dr Pepper. Fee to get in was a little more than you'd want to pay ($10/adult,...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Needed something to make it a little less boring. Some music, or something. There were some neat displays, but some of the interactive video screens did not work. The courtyard seemed more like something from a moving that involved a prison yard. The soda fountain...More

Thank Kudzu15
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It wasn't bad, per se; but there just is not much there. The prices are very high and the building is not all that big. There are a few interesting things to see, but it does not justify what you have to spend to get...More

Thank AllenatHome1
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I expected more from the museum than it delivered. The displays seemed somewhat disjointed with many with signs that said that they were currently not working and "needing more fizz". I think it is a pretty apt description for the whole experience.

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The venue is very nicely done - with limited time and the cost of museum admission we looked at the store and it was a major disappointment. If the museum was of a similar quality to shop, we're glad we didn't buy the tickets.

Thank MSLovell
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Lorry E
12 July 2017|
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Response from Jackie B | Reviewed this property |
No. It is in a separate building, which you can access by going into the courtyard where the picnic tables are and turning right instead of left.
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mom2qam
13 May 2017|
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Response from drpeppermuseum | Property representative |
Yes! We have hot dogs, chili, and chips. We also have a cold slab for mixed ice cream treats!
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James R
1 April 2017|
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Response from Becky197043 | Reviewed this property |
10 dollars for Adults, 8 dollars for seniors, and I believe it has a military discount also
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