The John Deere Pavilion in downtown Moline, IL

John Deere Pavilion

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The fun awaits!

Climb into the machines. Operate the simulators. Explore the history and future of John Deere. No matter your interests, there’s an unforgettable experience waiting for everyone who walks through the door at the John Deere Pavilion! 

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Products

Tractor, combine, dozer — sit in the cab of some of John Deere’s biggest machines. Learn about how they move, are built, and are making an impact in our world.

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History

Memories. Collect over 180 years of them in our legacy area. Learn about John Deere, the man, who used his skills and knowledge as a blacksmith to change farming. And get a sense of how John Deere, the company, continues to innovate today.

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Family fun

The only requirement for kids inside our doors — BE A KID. Climb on board. Pretend you’re driving. For extra excitement, test your skills in our state-of-the-art simulators. Customers train in these before tackling the dirt on the jobsite.

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Free admission

Because we’re proud of our heritage and encourage everyone to share in our storied history, each John Deere Attractions Site is open to the public and completely FREE.

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Hours

Regular hours:
Monday–Saturday: 9am–5pm
Sunday: Noon–4pm

*The Pavilion will be closing early at 4pm on Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Holiday hours:
Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve

Closed early at 3pm:
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day

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Directions

Conveniently located across from the TaxSlayer® Center, the John Deere Pavilion offers easy parking and quick access to local restaurants.
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Contact us

John Deere Pavilion
1400 River Drive
Moline, IL 61265
309.765.1000
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Unforgettable field trips

Special tours are available for day cares and school groups of all ages! Choose between our Scavenger Hunt, Farm to Table, or History of John Deere and the State of Illinois tour programs.

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Experience the Discovery Zone

Eight exhibits, interactive technology, and a variety of hands-on learning activities encourage visitors to explore the world and use creativity to learn. And it’s not just for kids — adults are always welcome to play, too!

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