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Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola

256 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
+1 252-636-5898
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Great Pepsi Products!

Great place to get your Pepsi and Mountain Dew swag. A couple of old time things to look at, but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
marykatherine2016
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Columbia, South Carolina
Love this city for the antique stores

Some unusual finds at the city area and some history with the Pepsi-front. The average temperatures... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
wecacnna
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Surf City, North Carolina
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This soda fountain and Pepsi gift shop is located at the same site where the first Pepsi drink was invented.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“soda fountain” (73 reviews)
“mountain dew” (52 reviews)
“gift shop” (74 reviews)
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256 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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+1 252-636-5898
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to get your Pepsi and Mountain Dew swag. A couple of old time things to look at, but mostly to get your souvenirs.

Thank marykatherine2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Some unusual finds at the city area and some history with the Pepsi-front. The average temperatures make it a great place to just walk around and relax- parking is very good in the city. CLose to area beaches.

Thank wecacnna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of Pepsi memorabilia and items for sale. Detailed history of the discovery of the drink in New Bern. Anything one can imagine linking Pepsi or Mountain Dew is found in this place. Interesting history of advertising and distribution of product. The place was packed...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It all begins somewhere. Just a storefront with Pepsi memorabilia that also serves Pepsi as a sideline. Tables and chairs and it is always fun to check out someone’s birthplace.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aside from interesting Pepsi memorabilia and souvenirs, the Birthplace of Pepsi offers a spot to sit down at a video table, relax a bit, and enjoy a drink (Pepsi for us) and maybe a bag of popcorn. This was just the break we needed after...More

Thank Beverly W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a just a big shop really - full of Pepsi and Mountain Dew merchandise. Half of the place is a cafe and you can buy a cold pepsi and have a seat. There is some information about the history and development of the brand,...More

Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice visit and loved the experience of trying different Pepsi products and learning the history. Really friendly folks.

Thank robertfT1590BV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A history is told by the lady behind the counter; the original recipe is there on the wall. Memorabilia, and some chairs to rest on, after walking.

Thank Is4bel2
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little history lesson about Pepsi Co. They will make you Pepsi floats. There is all sorts of Pepsi memorabilia and items for purchase. I would love to take my family back to visit. The recipe for the original Pepsi is written on the wall.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though I was born in N.C. I don't thank I ever knew that New Bern was the birthplace of Pepsi-Cola. The shop is actually the pharmacy where Pepsi-Cola was created. Enjoyed a Pepsi float while there and purchased a few souvenirs.

Thank Mary M
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susieb2o
7 April 2015|
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Response from DalenM782 | Reviewed this property |
Nope, just walk in the door. Sorry for late answer. I am on vacation and just got to my emails.
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