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Oct 25, 2022. Home / Marriott Vicksburg / Marketing

Coca-Cola Museum Courtyard by Marriott, at Vicksburg, Mississippi

Are you visiting Vicksburg for a holiday? Have you chosen Vicksburg for your weekend getaway? Here is something you cannot miss! There are incredible tourist attractions in the city, but the Biedenharn Museum is a must-visit.

Located miles from the Courtyard by Marriott in Vicksburg, Mississippithe museum is a great spot that explains the humble origin of Coca-Cola that has ruled its industry for decades. Here are 3 reasons why you cannot afford to miss paying a visit to the Biedenharn, Coca-cola Museum.

Coca-cola Museum

The location where the first Coca-Cola was bottled has been turned into the Biedenharn museum. Over the years, what was brought out as soda, became one of the most beloved drinks of the nation. Coca-Cola as an idea was brought about, bottled and sold by Joseph Biedenharn for the first-time in 1894. This museum is historic and has got interesting displays and shops based on the brand on the premises.

  1. The Candy Shop
    The candy shop at the Biedenharn Museum is a real delight to candy lovers. Though the candy shop has been restored, the antiques and arts of the good-old times are still being preserved in the premises. The visitors can get a classic treat of Coca-Cola floats at the Candy store. You can also delight yourself in a wide range of candies and delicious gummy bears from the Store.
  2. Coca-cola Memorabilia
    The Biedenharn Museum presents one of the largest displays of Coca-Cola collectibles in the world. The merchandise and the bottle designs of Coca-Cola over the years has been displayed meticulously for the visitors to understand the exponential growth the brand had undergone. It also helps the tourists understand the successful marketing campaigns that took the soda product to almost every household across the globe.
  3. The Soda Fountain
    The most exciting thing in the whole location is the soda fountain. It is made of marble and it was built in the 1900s. This soda fountain was functional with Coca-Cola. It had used the syrup that Joseph Biedenharn originally sold. The soda fountain is said to have used other flavors like grape, peppermint, and peach over the years.

Do not forget to visit the gift shop in the museum that lets you buy Coca-Cola memorabilia for your loved ones back home.

The Coca-Cola Museum is open to visitors from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays, visitors are welcome from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm. The Biedenharn Museum is open on all days in the year except New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.

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