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Factory Tours

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Go behind the scenes to see how our biggest machines are brought to life in some of the most modern and efficient factories in the world. Our tour guides will take you through each stage of the manufacturing process, explaining how all the pieces come together to create these massive green machines.

Tour reservations must be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance. Tours are booked on a first-come, first-served basis and fill up quickly, so plan your trip today at the following factories.

Due to changes in factory production schedules, tours are subject to cancellation. John Deere will attempt to notify those with tour reservations if a schedule change occurs. The company is not liable for costs incurred when a tour is cancelled.

John Deere Harvester WorksHarvester Works

1100 13th Avenue  |  East Moline, IL  |  61244

The John Deere Harvester Works manufactures combines and associated headers. For reservations or more information, call (309) 765-8000 or toll free 
(800) 765-9588.

Tour Schedule
Monday - Friday
8:00 am.
10:00 am
12:30 pm

Tour Details
Tour lasts 1.5 hours
Participants must be a minimum of 13 years of age (NO EXCEPTIONS)
No video cameras or cell phones allowed
No open-toed shoes or sandals allowed

John Deere Tractor Cab AssemblyTractor Cab Assembly Operations

3500 East Donald Street  |  Waterloo, IA  |  50704

The John Deere Tractor Cab and Assembly builds 6R, 7R, 8R/8RT and 9R/9RT Series Tractors. After the tour be sure to check out our gift shop full of John Deere gifts, clothes, toys, and accessories. Reservations are recommended as tours do fill up. For reservations or more information, call (319) 292-7668 or toll free (888) 453-5804.

Tour Schedule
Monday - Friday
8:00 am.
10:00 am
1:00 pm

Tour Details
Tour lasts 1.5 hours
Participants must be a minimum of 13 years of age (NO EXCEPTIONS)
No video cameras or cell phones allowed
No open-toed shoes or sandals allowed

John Deere Engine WorksEngine Works

3801 West Ridgeway Avenue  |  Waterloo, IA  |  50704

Unfinished engine blocks, heads and crankshafts are precision-machined and assembled into John Deere diesel engines as well as power centers for other manufacturers. For reservations or more information, call (319) 292-5347.

Tour Schedule
Monday - Friday
9:30 am
1:00 pm

Tour Details
Tour lasts 1.5 hours
Participants must be a minimum of 13 years of age (NO EXCEPTIONS)
No video cameras or cell phones allowed
No open-toed shoes or sandals allowed

John Deere Des Moines WorksDes Moines Works

825 SW Irvinedale Drive  |  Ankeny, IA  |  50023

John Deere Des Moines Works manufactures self-propelled sprayers, cotton pickers, tillage equipment, and grain drills. For reservations or more information, call (800) 450-2670.

Tour Schedule
Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays
10:00 am


Tour Details
Tour lasts 1.5 hours
Participants must be a minimum of 13 years of age (NO EXCEPTIONS)
No video cameras or cell phones allowed
No open-toed shoes or sandals allowed


John Deere Store at Des Moines Works

Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays

11:00am - 2:00pm
Questions? Call 1-800-450-2670