In the late 1880s, a Waco pharmacist named Charles Alderton began selling a carbonated soft drink with a unique herbal flavor. Alderton’s recipe remains a secret to this day, but there’s no mistaking the Dr Pepper flavor. Today, Dr Pepper is one of the most popular soft drink brands worldwide, and you can celebrate it in a big way at the Dr Pepper Museum.
Read on to learn all about this one-of-a-kind museum, including tips for the best ways to get Dr Pepper Museum coupons and discount tickets to save big on your visit.
About the Dr Pepper Museum
To honor this born-in-Texas beverage, Dr Pepper opened the doors to the Dr Pepper Museum to the public in 1991. Today, the museum houses a fascinating collection of over 300,000 Dr Pepper and soft drink-related artifacts and pieces of memorabilia which tell the story of the American soft drink industry.
Aside from Dr Pepper history, the museum is also home to the W. W. Clements Free Enterprise Institute, an educational program which teaches children about the free enterprise economic system which has been the basis of the American economy and way of life for centuries.
Admission to the museum starts at $10 for adults and includes a free Dr Pepper! There are a few ways to save on admission as well.
Dr Pepper Museum Discount Tickets
The easiest way to save on admission to this one-of-a-kind museum is through Groupon. Groupon regularly offers rotating deals on Dr Pepper Museum coupons and discounts that make this museum more affordable than ever. These deals change from time to time, so be sure to check Groupon’s Dr Pepper Museum page for what offer is currently available.
Aside from Groupon, the museum hosts several other ways to score discount tickets.
Students with valid ID and children can get in for just $6, a savings of 40% off the regular price of admission.
Additionally, seniors and military members with ID can get a discounted admission of just $8 to the museum.
Dr Pepper Museum Hours
The Dr Pepper museum is open Monday – Saturday from 10 AM to 5:30 PM and Sunday from 12 PM to 5:30 PM.
Dr Pepper Museum Location & Parking
The museum is located just a short drive from the DFW area in Waco about 80 to 90 minutes away to the south, but still remains a top attraction for people in the greater DFW area looking to explore all of the pieces of American history located right here in northern Texas.
The museum can be found at 300 South 5th Street, Waco, TX 76701. There is plenty of free parking located on site.
For more information call (254) 757-1025 or visit DrPepperMuseum.com.