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Gold Key Tours

                                  

Learn More about Gold Key Tours

Thank you for choosing John Deere.

As a valued customer, you are cordially invited to participate in the Gold Key program at John Deere. The Gold Key program gives you an exclusive opportunity to see firsthand the quality workmanship built into your new machine.

During the Gold Key tour, you and your guests will be taken on a behind-the-scenes, guided tour of the factory where your equipment is manufactured. You will visit with John  Deere factory employees, enjoy a complimentary catered lunch or dinner and whenever possible, allowed to start your own machine for the very first time.

You will also receive a special token of thanks for choosing John Deere.

Des Moines Works Gold Key Tour

Tours for Self-Propelled Sprayers, Cotton Pickers and Cotton Strippers

Gold Key Tour

  • The machine must be on order and have an order number assigned.
  • Your John Deere dealer must register customers for a Gold Key Tour using this website.

General Tour information

  • The tour begins at 8:00 AM CST.
  • Number of participants is limited to 4.
  • All participants must be 13 years of age or older.
  • Outside cell phones, still cameras and video cameras are not allowed.
  • Every visitor is required to follow our safety guidelines.
  • Long pants are required. Metatarsal safety shoes will be provided so please wear socks. This is a riding/walking tour and comfortable clothing is recommended.
  • John Deere is not liable for costs incurred due to cancellation or change in tour schedule.
  • Des Moines Works Factory phone number: 1-800-450-2670

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Harvester Works Gold Key Tour

Tours for Combines

Gold Key Tour

  • The machine must be on order and have an order number assigned.
  • You must register for a Gold Key Tour through your John Deere dealer.

General Tour information

  • Tour times are 7:00 AM, 8:30 AM or 12:30 PM CST.
  • Number of participants is limited to 4.
  • All participants must be 13 years of age or older.
  • Outside cell phones, still cameras and video cameras are not allowed.
  • Closed-toe and closed-heel shoes are required. This is a riding tour and comfortable clothing and shoes are recommended.
  • Every visitor is required to follow our safety guidelines.
  • John Deere is not liable for costs incurred due to cancellation or change in tour schedule.
  • Harvester Works Factory Phone Number: 1-888-520-2672

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Waterloo Works Gold Key Tour

Tours for Waterloo built Tractors

Gold Key Tour

  • The machine must be on order and have an order number assigned.
  • You must register for a Gold Key Tour through your John Deere dealer.

General Tour information

  • The tour begins at 6:45 a.m. CST.
  • Number of participants is limited to 4.
  • All participants must be 13 years of age or older.
  • Outside cell phones, still cameras and video cameras are not allowed.
  • Safety Policies require appropriate foot protection. This is a walking tour. Visitors are required to wear closed-toe and closed-heel shoes, socks and long pants. Metatarsals will be provided day of tour.
  • John Deere is not liable for costs incurred due to cancellation or change in tour schedule.
  • Waterloo Works Factory phone number: 1-888-453-5804

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Ottumwa Gold Key Tour

Tours for Ottumwa Built Round Balers, Large Square Balers, Pull-Type Mower-Conditioners, and Self-Propelled Windrowers

Gold Key Tour

  • The machine must be on order and have an order number assigned.
  • You must register for a Gold Key Tour through your John Deere dealer.
  • There is a 30-day window to tour, before the factory builds your machine and 30-day window after the factory builds your machine that you can schedule the Gold Key Tour.

General Tour information

  • Gold Key Tours start at 9:00 AM and end at 1:00 PM.
  • Number of participants is limited to 7.
  • All participants must be 13 years of age or older.
  • Cell phones, still cameras, and video cameras are not allowed.
  • Please dress comfortably according to the weather.
  • Metatarsal shoes, eye protection, gloves and hearing protection are required and provided to you for the tour.
  • John Deere is not liable for costs incurred due to cancellation or change in tour schedule.
  • John Deere Ottumwa Works Factory phone number: 1-800-369-5689

Additional Information

Thibodaux Gold Key Tour

Gold Key Tour

  • The machine must be on order and have an order number assigned.
  • You must register for a Gold Key Tour through your John Deere dealer.

General Tour information

  • The tour begins at 8:00 a.m. CST.
  • Number of participants is limited to 4.
  • All participants must be 13 years of age or older.
  • Outside cell phones, still cameras and video cameras are not allowed.
  • Safety Policies require appropriate foot protection. This is a walking tour. Visitors are required to wear closed-toe and closed-heel shoes, socks and long pants. Metatarsals will be provided day of tour.
  • John Deere is not liable for costs incurred due to cancellation or change in tour schedule.
  • John Deere Thibodaux's Factory phone number: 985-447-7285

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