Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, New Bern

Visit the site where Caleb Bradham first invented one of America's favorite sweet carbonated drinks at Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola. Though it was a pharmacy when Bradham first experimented with the soda in the 1890s, the site today houses a gift shop and soda bar. Here you can learn more about the history of Pepsi's inventor and the drink's early days. You'll also have the opportunity to browse through Pepsi memorabilia. Of course, no visit would be complete without ordering a Pepsi float from the bar amid the historic surroundings. Use our New Bern planner to add Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola and other attractions to your New Bern vacation plans.
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  • Pepsi is the best cola in the world - in my opinion. Unless you are talking about the Coke made in Mexico, but that is another story. When in New Bern it is a must to stop here. I have been a few time...  more »
  • I felt more history and discovery in the CocaCola birthplace in Memphis , but you do have to do both. They are both part of our history and you can get memorabilia in both. More of good spot for refre...  more »
  • The history of Pepsi is fascinating, and the folks in the museum and store are very proud of the story. A real step back in time.Well Worth the visit.  more »
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  • The Pepsi Store was a fun experience. The prices for merchandise were not unreasonable. My eight-year-old daughter became a fan of Caleb's Kola. So we'll have to keep that on hand. The staff didn't seem to have extensive knowledge about the products they served, but that's more of a problem for the Pepsi brand than it is for me. If you're in New Bern, it's worth a visit.
  • Pepsi store in new bern is such a unique place to visit. You will see history of pepsi and also will try some old pepsi product here. Great place!
  • Very informative. Interesting display. Fun stop for a cheap priced fresh pepsi. Wide range of gift shop items
  • Nice shop with all kinds of souvenirs. The place to go if you want Pepsi or Mt. Dew swag.
  • Better than World of Coke in the sense that it's free. The history alone is worth a stop if you're nearby. There is a gift shop and a counter where you can get several different kinds of Pepsi or Mountain Dew. For some reason, regular Pepsi tastes better there.

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