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John Deere Engine Works Tour

3801 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701-9011
+1 800-765-9588
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What an experience!

They take you right down on the assembly line. Tour guide is retired from there so he knows it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy P
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Super interesting if you like big engines!

The modern technology in this big engine factory is amazing. My husband is a farmer who runs John... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Trish B
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rural Alberta, Canada
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1 week ago
“What an experience!”
20 Feb 2017
“Super interesting if you like big engines!”
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3801 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701-9011
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+1 800-765-9588
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They take you right down on the assembly line. Tour guide is retired from there so he knows it all! Super informative! Reservations required

Thank Kathy P
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

The modern technology in this big engine factory is amazing. My husband is a farmer who runs John Deere equipment and fixes it too. This tour was fascinating for him. I was just along for the ride:)

Thank Trish B
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

It was very interesting to see the Engine Works. There was not a lot happening when we visited though. We preferred the tour of the Northeast site where tractors and cabs are assembled. If you have time, take both tours; if not, take the Northeast...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

The John Deere Engine Works tour was very interesting. The tour begins with a short film and then you ride a tram around the factory. The tour is guided by very knowledgeable retired employees. I'm not much of an "engine person", but really enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

The tour of the John Deere Engine Works was one of the most interesting I've been on. The tour was guided by very knowledgeable retired employees that were so much fun and very interesting. The tour starts with a short film then on to the...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2014

We took this tour but could not get the cab tour. This tour is very well organized and very informative. The tour leader was someone who had worked for John Deere for many years and knew what he was talking about. This was a 1...More

1  Thank Mary T
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Reviewed 31 August 2013

Totally worth the time and effort to see this tour. We are lifelong Deere fans and shareholders, so there is a special connection here. Most everything regarding this tour is well thought and presented at no cost to you. You ride on a Deere powered...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2011

I guess I hadn't really thought about how you made an engine before but I didn't expect it to begin with a huge lump of metal. That pretty much sums up the factory tour here at John Deere. I won't even try to explain how...More

2  Thank Gill68
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