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John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum
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Tractors, Engines, Artifacts

Walk through the history of John Deere tractors and engines, at the site of the very first John Deere tractor factory. This collection of classic tractors and engines represent the evolution from a simple steel plow to today's modern working machine.

The John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum is located on the west side of the TechWorks Campus, a 30-acre advanced manufacturing, innovation and commercial center in downtown Waterloo, Iowa.

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Take a Tour

Explore the museum yourself or add a tour guide to your visit. Guided tours are available for free. Guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Schedule your tour in advance because space is limited.

For information on group tours, call 319-292-6126 or email us.

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Visit the Gift Shop

The Museum store features a large selection of John Deere apparel, toys, and collectibles. The store is open during regular museum hours.

For more information call 319-292-5669.