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Address: 256 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-2142
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+1 252-636-5898
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12:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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This soda fountain and Pepsi gift shop is located at the same site where...

This soda fountain and Pepsi gift shop is located at the same site where the first Pepsi drink was invented.

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Neat little place worth your time.

Nice little shop museum full of Pepsi memorabilia and Mountain Dew. Lots of Pepsi cans from around the world. Tourist shop with tee shirts and souveniers on Pepsi. Very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
SouthernGrandma
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Calabash, NC
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Calabash, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little shop museum full of Pepsi memorabilia and Mountain Dew. Lots of Pepsi cans from around the world. Tourist shop with tee shirts and souveniers on Pepsi. Very interesting and historic information...even the recipe of the first Pepsi "Brad's Drink". You can also get a drink at the counter,

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Thank SouthernGrandma
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While it's interesting to visit the actual pharmacy where Pepsi-Cola was created, the venue lacks actual "history." A 5-minute video would be helpful, or perhaps more artifacts and objects from the 1890-era pharmacy that factually tell the story of "Brad's Drink". No one there offers to tell you the Pepsi story. The gift store overwhelms the historical setting. We came... More 

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Thank Bill D
North Carolina
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is kind of a "no frills" gift shop featuring all things Pepsi. You won't spend more than 15 minutes there, but the things they have are quite fun and unique.

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Thank hrguy815
Hickory, North Carolina
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many memorabilia items along with several drinks not available in retail market. Friendly staff, cold ac and a restroom.

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Thank Debra S
United States
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time we stopped in the guy behind the counter ignored us for about 5 mins. while he was adding up something. He didn't even acknowledge us. We asked him if he had the special canned beverage 1828 or something like that on tap and he said no and was kind of curt. It was like we were totally... More 

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Thank Julie M
Newton, NC
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place to see the history of something we enjoy daily and teach our kids that another great product came from NC.

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Vernon, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A piece of American history where you can have an original Pepsi with friendly people and lots of gifts to buy!

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Thank lilymoroses
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a couple of interesting items inside. Needs more people guiding you around the shop explaining the history

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Thank Beth S
Randleman, North Carolina
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The little museum/store was very interesting. Enjoyed listening to the guy talking about Pepsi. The items in the store were very nice.

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Thank Karen T
North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went with my son and 4 grandchildren, aging 19 to 6, and they loved it. The lady at the counter could not have been more wonderful! If you visit New Bern, you cannot miss this spot downtown. I live here and even I am in awe as to how much this is a plus for New Bern!

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