Innovation feeding our growing world
Inspiration. Imagination. Hard work. All brought to you by generations of Kinze employees, partners, family, and friends. Without them, modern agriculture wouldn’t be the same. Because of them, farmers around the world meet the challenges of crop production and the needs of 7.5 billion consumers worldwide.
FREE for All Ages
Fun, exciting and educational, the Kinze Innovation Center appeals to all ages. Adults enjoy the fascinating stories of Kinze breakthroughs while kids see towering farm equipment and innovations come to life. The whole family will want to come back again and again.
Looking Back, Pushing Forward
The Kinze Innovation Center showcases Kinze’s rich heritage and highlights technology shaping the future of farming. See the first grain cart that all grain carts since have been modeled after. Experience the size and power of “Big Blue”, the tractor and its plow that showed the world how to plow. Dig into the technology enabling farmers to plant fields faster and more accurately.
What’s On Display
- Big Blue – Kinze-built, twin-engine 640 horsepower tractor
- First-ever adjustable-width 12-bottom plow
- Replica of one of Jon’s first pickup trucks
- The very first Kinze Grain Cart
- A different tractor from Jon Kinzenbaw’s personal antique tractor collection will be on display each season
- Replica of the original Kinze Welding Shop in Ladora, Iowa
- Displays of Kinze’s newest products and innovations
- And so much more
Hours and Address
Monday – Friday
9:00AM – 5:00 PM
Closed Saturday, Sundays & Holidays
Summer Hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
Monday – Thursday
9:00AM – 5:00 PM
9:00AM – noon
2172 M Ave (I-80, Exit 216)
Plan ahead to book a tour. Tours are conducted at 9:30 AM, Monday through Thursday, with a reservation. Tours are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. Head to our Factory Tour page to reserve your spot.