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John Deere Forum

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ExhibitionExhibition

Our machine exhibition invites you into the world of agricultural technology. Here, machinery comes alive. Look at tractors, combine harvesters, choppers and much more close up.
Learn about engine performance, possible uses and the latest technological developments. We will show you that modern agricultural technology, the protection of the environment and sustainable food production do not have to conflict with each other.

Antique vehiclesOldtimer

A look back at the history of the company. Giant posters and information panels tell the story of the company's 175-year development.

The historical tractors let you visit the past. From the first Lanz Bulldog tractor called HL 12 to the first John Deere tractors produced in Mannheim.

Film and Conference RoomsFilm and Conference Rooms

The John Deere Forum has a total of four presentation rooms and two conference rooms. During your visit to the forum, contemporary and historical films telling John Deere's story of success will be shown. The rooms are all designed for visitor groups of 50 people. They have adjustable walls and can be made bigger if required.

The conference rooms both hold 18 people. They are furnished with tables and have wireless LAN connection. If necessary, the rooms can be hired for events and smaller workshops.

Children at the ForumChildren at the Forum

The Forum has its own pedagogic area for children and adolescents The Junior Club Corner invites them to play. We can help schools by providing appealing courses and visual aids on the topics of "Agriculture, Food Production and Nutrition".

Events & Tours

Factory guided tour for agricultural groupsFactory Tour for Agricultural Groups

Agricultural groups and customers can only register via the appropriate John Deere dealer.

Find your John Deere dealer here


 Factory guided tour for groups of 15 or moreFactory Tour for Groups of 11+ People

By arrangement, we offer individual tours through the tractor production area at the John Deere Factory in Mannheim for groups starting from 11 people. Places can only be booked subject to availability. For safety reasons, only people over 16 years of age can take part in the tours. Young people aged between 10 and 15 years can take part in the tour if they are accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Find the registration form here


Factory guided tour open to everyoneFactory Tours for Everyone

For groups of up to 10 people, families or individuals, we offer a viewing of the Mannheim tractor factory every Friday at 13:00 and 15:30 from May to October. These must be booked in advance. Prices: €10 for adults, €5 for schoolchildren and students over the age of 16. Children under the age of 15 go free and from the age of 10 can take part in factory tours if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Find the registration form here


Museum TourMuseum tours

The museum of the John Deere Factory in Mannheim has a display of Lanz Bulldogs and classic John Deere tractors. Here, visitors can follow the development of the tractor through the whole of the last century.

Tours: every Thursday, starting at 15:00 and 16:00

Price: €4 for adults, children go free. Please register in advance.

You can register for a museum tour here.

Activities for Children

Activities for ChildrenPlaying at the Forum

Agricultural technology becomes a world of experience for children at the John Deere Forum. In the Junior Club Corner they can play with the model vehicles. Here, the little ones can paint and complete puzzles as well.

Learning at the Forum

Our teaching area provides a hands-on experience of farming and agricultural technology. We can support schools and nurseries with attractive learning programmes and visual aids on the topics of agriculture, food production and nutrition.

John Deere Fan Shop

John Deere FanshopIn the shop you will find the complete John Deere accessory collection. Models tractors, pedal tractors and lots more great toys are among the products on sale. We also offer high-quality John Deere clothing, such as jackets, caps, leisure wear and much more.


Opening hours
Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sundays: 11:00 - 16:30

You can find all of these items and much more in our John Deere online shop.

Lanz Restaurant

John Deere BistroFancy a hot drink or a small snack? Our restaurant offers fresh salads, tasty sandwiches and other delicacies. Fair trade coffee and hot chocolate, organic products and whole foods round off our range. The Lanz restaurant now also offers pizza and savoury tarts.

Enjoy while looking at our machinery exhibition or on our restaurant terrace.

Opening hours
Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 14:00
Sat & Sun: closed

CONTACT

John Deere Forum
Christine Nagler
John-Deere-Straße 70
68163 Mannheim

Tel.: 0621 829-1236
Fax.: 0621 829-1238

E-mail: Contact form
IMPORTANT! Registration form for tours of the factory are available under Events and Tours.

Download your instructions on how to find us here.

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