Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute
The historic home of the nation's oldest major soft drink. No admission fee required to come in and enjoy the gift shop and soda fountain! The last ticket to the galleries is sold at 4:15 every day.
“Don’t you want to be a Pepper too?” There’s a reason Texans love Dr. Pepper. Since 1885, the soda was created, manufactured and sold in Waco, Texas. A young pharmacist at Morrison’s Old Corner Drug Store created the flavor for the soda fountain. It was such a hit, customer after customer ordered a…
I know, I know...A museum about Dr. Pepper? I was skeptical when I first went but WOW, this place is really cool. We loved learning about the fascinating history of soda. Also, every ticket comes with a Dr. Pepper included at the end of the tour. I guarantee that Dr. Pepper will never have…
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