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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 nice place to check out while in beautiful Brunnen

Open on Sundays, which is rare unless it is a tourist shop like this one. Walking around in Brunnen is always a treat. There is a lot of interesting factual information about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have been a Swiss Army knife fan sine my first knife as a boy. We had rung ahead and booked (2 months) to be sure of a place. We arrived early and spent 30 minutes in the small museum and shop. It was a nice start. My daughter went first and the lady helping was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

What could be better than driving all the way to Switzerland to buy a Swiss Army Knife? Yes you can buy them online or pretty much any shop but nothing beats going to the visitor centre, looking at all the old knives then spending way too much money on as many as it takes your wife to start glaring at... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Open on Sundays, which is rare unless it is a tourist shop like this one. Walking around in Brunnen is always a treat. There is a lot of interesting factual information about the history of the Swiss Knife here. And a huge selection to choose from for purchasing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

It's a fun family trip each person got to do their own knife with the help of a technician who was an excellent host as well!

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Tampa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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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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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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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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