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The Giant Retro Dr. Pepper Museum In Texas Will Leave You Feeling Refreshed

Dr. Pepper has been one of the most popular drinks in the United States for a while now. What most people don’t know is that it originated in Texas near the city of Waco and there is an entire museum dedicated to the history of its creation. For a fun day of exploring the company’s begginings and enjoying their delicious treats, head over to the Dr. Pepper Museum.

The museum is located at 300 S 5th St in Waco and has so much different memorabilia that even collectors would be jealous. Dr. Pepper is the star attraction of the museum but other drinks like 7up and Big Red have honorable mentions in there as well. The building of the museum was originally a bottling plant from 1906.

When taking the museum tour, you will be able to sit in on a Liquid Laboratory demonstration that plays on the senses and teaches you how Dr. Pepper is made. You can also visit Frosty’s soda shop for drinks, ice cream and floats. If you happen to be in town but don’t have time to take the tour, you can always stop by the shop free of charge for entry.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Admission to the museum is only $10 and this just year they have begun handing out a free Dr. Pepper when you purchase your ticket to the museum.

On Fridays and Saturdays, you can take a special tour for free with the museum’s staff who will give you an even more in-depth look at the way the drink came to be.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The museum is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. except on major holidays.

For more information about the Dr. Pepper Museum, you can check out their website here.

Article: Zoee Acosta

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JDH Iron Designs Waco, Tx

Jimmy Don Holmes Is Getting His Own Store Across from Chip and Joanna’s Magnolia Market

Jimmy Don Holmes now has a permanent home in Waco, Texas for his business, JDH Iron Designs.

The metal craftsman made famous by Chip and Joanna Gaines’ show, Fixer Upper, has been selling his signs and home decor from a 36-foot-long trailer located in a parking lot near the Gaines’ Magnolia Market. Though he also has another location in Valley Mills, the famous artisan is officially setting up shop in Waco in one of the lot’s surrounding buildings.

JDH Iron Designs Waco, Tx
JDH Iron Designs Waco, Tx

Local businesswoman Jill Barrett recently bought the real estate around Jimmy Don’s trailer, which consists of a few buildings and is conveniently located across the street from Magnolia. According to the Waco Tribune-Herald, Barrett plans to transform her holdings into a “shopping, dining, drinking, and relaxing outpost,” starring Jimmy Don’s creations.

Jimmy Don is getting the quite the treatment in his new digs, too. “He will be one of our tenants,” Barrett told the outlet. “He will have his own space attached to Brake & Clutch, with his own storefront, and we will work on preparing his place first.”

Considering he reportedly gets about 400 visitors a day who are interested in browsing his pieces—Joanna particularly loves his signs—we can see why Barrett is “thrilled” to have him on board. Even better, Waco visitors won’t have to wait too long for the shop to open.

“My goal is to have Jimmy Don’s permanent location completed by summer,” she said.

Besides Jimmy Don, Barrett has a slew of other ideas for the project. Her ultimate goal is to add even more reasons to visit Waco outside of Chip and Joanna’s attractions, like the Silos and their Magnolia Table restaurant.

“The economic engine is Magnolia, but I think that neighborhood can become even cooler,” she said. “Two people shouldn’t be responsible for the whole city. There are a lot of creative souls and entrepreneurs here.”

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