It opened its doors last December, but next month, the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum will celebrate its official grand opening. This company news release says the museum in Waterloo, Iowa, will have various activities including a ribbon cutting ceremony, demonstrations, food vendors and a temporary outdoor display of more than 60 tractors Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and coincides with the city’s My Waterloo Days.
“We are thrilled to commemorate the opening of this museum and what better time than during a community-wide celebration showcasing Waterloo’s cultural and recreational opportunities,” said Dawn Hendershot, Project Manager of the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum. “Our Museum is located on the original site of the Waterloo Tractor Works, and our exhibits highlight the rich history and dynamic growth of the tractor business at John Deere. The community of Waterloo plays a big role in that history and in the success of the world’s largest provider of agricultural equipment. We look forward to celebrating our history with residents and guests of Waterloo and the surrounding community.”
All events taking place outside the facility on June 13 are free of charge. Guests wanting to tour the museum will receive two dollars off their admission price during the grand opening if they wear a My Waterloo Days button.