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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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10:00 - 18:00
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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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An amusing, quick gem of history!

This is a small store front where Pepsi-Cola was first invented. Learn about the early days of the soft drink explosion. See the original recipe and buy the kids an inexpensive... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were happy to stumble upon this historic site. The shop is filled with interesting memorabilia that is free and fun to view. The store sells nostalgic souvenirs that are all very reasonably priced. Of course, there are also classic and cool sodas for sale.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The birthplace of Pepsi, ax wonderful little bit of history, great Pepsi from the fountain and lots of souvenirs. New Bern is a historical site the first Continental capital of North Carolina birthplace of Pepsi known for civil war and early Americana visits including General Washington and others a great little tourist place for a nice visit nice bed and... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Neat place to browse on a sunny or rainy afternoon! Learned a lot about all the different flavors and brands under the Pepsi name. If you are into Pepsi, this is a must stop!

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Thank Jazz W
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small store front where Pepsi-Cola was first invented. Learn about the early days of the soft drink explosion. See the original recipe and buy the kids an inexpensive bag of popcorn while enjoying the soda fountain, gifts and souvenirs.

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Thank brucewell
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learned a lot about Pepsi. The history was very interesting and I drink Coke. There is a lot of Pepsi memorability there. The fresh popped popcorn is great with a cold Pepsi

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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in on a cold day in December for, well, a cold one. Interesting history tidbits on the wall as well as a few Pepsi/Mountain Dew antiques and collectables. Also a good selection of merchandise to purchase.

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Bradley, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would have liked to have seen more history of the birth of Pepsi. Mainly just a gift shop, which sells Pepsi and Mt Dew. The staff were very friendly and informative. The downtown area of New Bern is a must see, though!

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Thank Allen_M_54
Lancaster, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New Bern is a fascinating town and this attraction is good for taking it slow and enjoying local culture.

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Thank 798cherryd
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Short films on the history of Pepsi are available to see, mostly a gift store for selling Pepsi and Mt Dew memorabilia.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an okay place to visit but would have liked to see more of the history behind Pepsi-Cola and its start here in New Bern. This is really just a store for selling Pepsi memorabilia.

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