John Deere Pavilion

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The John Deere Pavilion in Moline

The John Deere Pavilion is a landmark located in Moline, Illinois.[1] The pavilion opened in 1997 as part of an urban renewal project. The pavilion serves as the official visitor center for John Deere, who's world headquarters are located a few blocks away.[2][3] As well as being the visitor center to John Deere, the pavilion houses the largest retail store for John Deere merchandise.[2]

Opened in 1997, the pavilion has drawn over 200,000 visitors annually.[4][5] It is one of the top attractions in the region[6] and contributed directly to the development of other corporate visitor centers such as Coca-Cola and Caterpillar Inc..[7] The pavilion is free to enter and full of activities for all ages.[8] There are simulators, informational videos, building blocks, and plenty of equipment to climb in and explore.[8]

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  1. ^ "John Deere Pavilion". Experience Quad Cities. Archived from the original on 2012-08-24. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
  2. ^ a b "John Deere Pavilion Fact Sheet" (PDF). John Deere. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
  3. ^ "John Deere & Company Corporate Office". Corporate Office. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
  4. ^ "John Deere Pavilion Welcomes One-Millionth Guest; Pavilion's Success Becomes Example for Other Community Redevelopment Projects". PR Newswire. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
  5. ^ "Tourism". Town Square Publications. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
  6. ^ "John Deere Pavilion welcomes teachers and students". QC Online. 2014-05-04. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
  7. ^ "John Deere Pavilion: Celebrating 10 years of showing green machines". Business Journal. 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2015-06-09.
  8. ^ a b "Pavilion | John Deere Attraction in Moline | John Deere US". www.deere.com. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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