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John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum

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

Our mission is to educate visitors about the history of tractor and engine design and manufacturing in Iowa's Cedar Valley.

We celebrate employee contributions, customers and the continuing values of Deere & Company.

Special Exhibit

A Leader in Safety: John Deere and the Rollover Protective Structure

Image of a man in a tractor with ROPS safety device

John Deere was a leader in the development of rollover protective structures, a crucial safety feature saving countless lives. It was through their relentless commitment to safety that John Deere played a key role in developing industry-wide safety standards and worked to promote a culture of safety for the men and women who use this equipment every day.

man and woman with children looking up at an exhibitPlan Your Visit


Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sun – Noon – 4 p.m.

The museum will close at 3:00 p.m. on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day.

The Museum is closed on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.

Admission is free


Bus and RV parking is available in the north parking lot.

Handicap accessible parking is available in the north parking lot and on the east end of the south parking lot.



See what the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum has to offer

Current Exhibits

Working the Land
Trace the evolution of work from people power to the early days of tractors and engines.

Discover the story behind John Deere's arrival and growth in Waterloo.

Follow the production of a historic John Deere tractor from design to assembly.

Into the World
Experience how John Deere tractors and engines help people do their work today.

    See what the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum has to offer See what the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum has to offer

    man kneeling and pointing at a wheel as children look onTake a Tour

    Guided tours are available upon request. Schedule your tour in advance or ask museum staff for availability.


    For information on group tours, call 319-292-6126 or email JohnDeereTractor_EngineMuseum@JohnDeere.com.


    For information on school group tours see School Group Information & Form.

    shelves of merchandise for sale in museum storeMuseum Store

    The Museum Store features a large selection of apparel, toys, and collectibles. The store will be open during regular museum hours.


    For more information call 319-292-5669.