John Deere Forum

John Deere Forum

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Forum Tour



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 vehicles


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

Film and Conference Rooms

The John Deere Forum has a total of four presentation rooms and two conference rooms. 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 Forum

Children at the Forum

The Forum has its own educational area for children and adolescents, containing a model that shows what a modern farm looks like. The Junior Club Corner invites them to play. In the exhibition hall, the children can learn about tractors and other machinery.

Events & Tours

Factory guided tour for agricultural groups

Factory 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 more

Factory Tour for Groups of 15+ People

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

Find the registration form here

Activities for Children

Playing 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. Information panels, bowls with seeds and a model farm provide insight into the realm of agriculture and nutrition.

John Deere Fan Shop

John Deere Fanshop

In 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.

Find the opening hours here.

You can find all of these items and much more in our John Deere Online Shop.


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.