Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute: 2020 Charity Champions

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Our third Charity Champion of 2020 is the Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute. This iconic Waco museum has drawn locals and tourists alike since opening its doors in the early 90s, but they’re more than just a museum. The Free Enterprise Institute side of the organization uses the story of Dr Pepper and the soda industry to illustrate how anyone with a good idea can start a business.

Dr Pepper is the oldest major soft drink in America. It was invented in Waco in by Dr. Charles Alderton at the Old Corner Drug Store in 1885. Learn more about the Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute on their website.

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