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Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center

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Address: Bahnhofstrasse 3, Brunnen 6440, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41(0)41 8256020
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A glimplse of history

A view of knives of ancient period to modern ages is informative. Their audio visual presentation is interesting

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Tampa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

For a few extra Swiss francs and a reservation, you can assemble your own army knife. The woman who guided us in the assembly was extremely informative, explaining some history as well as the purpose of each component. Both my daughter and husband enjoyed it.

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Zug, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were lucky to schedule an appointment to make Swiss Army knives (on Sunday!) The cost was 30 CHF for the Spartan knife. It was fun assembling the knife. We were able to engrave on the knives. Apparently, for normal assembler at the shop it takes them about 38 seconds to assemble one. I think it took us leisurely about... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A view of knives of ancient period to modern ages is informative. Their audio visual presentation is interesting

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We travelled by train from Lucerne to visit the Swiss Army museum, it is very small, but if you like the Swiss army knifes then you might be interested in looking around here. It was essentially 2 rooms, one a shop and one a display area. There was a small video booth which did not work whilst we were there.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The knife museum was interesting, but they had a video playing that said the astronaut Chris Hatfield was an American. He is 100% Canadian, not to take anything away from Americans, but come on, get the facts straight.

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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I visited the place with family and enjoyed every bit of it. Whether it was the movie about the history of Victorinox or Swiss Knife Valley or the history of knife itself. Great collection. The staff was so helpful and guided us on number of things. We do regret not booking the knife assembly sessions in advance, but will do... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Find out about the great place, in which the Swiss Knife was born (and still lives). Friendly staff and lots of information. You can purchase many local products.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I brought my children to the a Swiss Knife Valley Center, with the sole purpose of my daughter being able to put together her own knife. She was guided by a very friendly assistant who explained everything clearly. It's only 30 francs to do this and you come away with an engraved knife with about 8 tools on it. Kids... More 

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Norwalk
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Small museum with a couple of different movies running constantly in the small theater upstairs, a store at the main level and an exhibit explaining the history of the Victorinox company in the lower level. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Lost for choice knifes for all purposes I purchased a ladies knife decorated with eidelweiss with manicure accessories that attached to a key ring .A bit expensive but then its Switzerland

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Additional Information about Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center

Address: Address: Bahnhofstrasse 3, Brunnen 6440, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41(0)41 8256020
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Schwyz  >  Brunnen
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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