Older tractor models display at The John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum

John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum

Visit John Deere Mobile Guide

The FREE interactive John Deere mobile guide features audio tours, photos, video, selfie filters, and virtual reality experiences at the John Deere Pavilion, John Deere Historic Site, John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, and John Deere World Headquarters, as well as a behind the scenes look at artifacts, documents, photos, and art from the company archives.

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A Waterloo Boy Tractor on the museum display floor


There’s something for everyone at the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum. Explore our collection of Deere equipment at the site of the very first Deere tractor factory.

Tractor models display at the John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum


Discover rare artifacts from our storied past. Trace the history of John Deere from a simple steel plow to today’s modern working machines.

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Grip the handles of a steel plow and test your strength against real horsepower. Explore the history of John Deere in our interactive exhibits.

Upcoming Events

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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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Sunday-Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 9am-5pm


New Year's Day | July 4th
Thanksgiving | Christmas Eve
Christmas Day | New Year's Eve

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The John Deere Tractor & 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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Contact us

John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum
500 Westfield Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701
Phone: (319) 292-6126
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