The Biedenharn Museum & Gardens

2000 Riverside Dr.
Monroe, LA 71201- Map It
(318) 387-5281

AAA Editor Notes

The Biedenharn Museum & Gardens is at 2000 Riverside Dr. The complex contains the Bible Museum, the Biedenharn Home, ELsong Gardens and Conservatory and the Coca-Cola Museum. The nondenominational Bible Museum's collection of books includes a 1560 Geneva Bible and a 1611 King James Bible. The 1914 house, which contains china, crystal, silver and soft drink memorabilia, was built by the first bottler of Coca-Cola, Joseph Biedenharn. The Coca-Cola Museum, in a former 1910 home, features Coke memorabilia, historical items, vintage signs, a Model T Coca-Cola delivery truck and a demonstration of the original bottling process. The gardens were named after Biedenharn's daughter Emy-Lou. Guided tours are available.
$6; $4 (ages 0-11).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5. Guided tours (1- to 1.5-hours) of the house, Coca-Cola Museum and Bible Museum are offered Tues.-Sat. 10-5.