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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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10:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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souvenirs from Switzerland

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2014
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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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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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34 helpful votes 34 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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18 helpful votes 18 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

First of all, please not to expect some hudge center with some special entertaiment part or museum like Luvr or Prada. We are in Switzerland. It's small, with a soul like an Inox it self. Sharp, direct, powerfull. Yes, nothing special for curious tourists. I have heard about it tousands time before. But what can be more fabulous than Victorinox... More 

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San Diego
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It's interesting and you might save a franc or two on the products. If you're in Brunnen it's worth a visit.

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Basel, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center is in fact a shop for Victorinox products, ie Swiss Knifes and Far-East travel gear and leisure clothing. In addition, there is in the basement a "museum" where you can follow the story of the Swiss Army Knife. In addition, you can see a film about the fabrication of knives and a not very... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I had heard that you can make your own army knife here so when passing through Brunnen we decided to do so! I had called two days in advance to make appointments for my three kids to do so--they had a few times at that point and were very accommodating to our schedule. The man who did it with my... More 

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Bacolod, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The Swiss Knife Valley visitor center is just a Victorinox shop with a small museum of historical and modern pocket knives with free entry. The exposure of knives is very good if you are interested in it. But the museum is no reason to come to Brunnen. People manly come here to enjoy the Lake of Lucerne.

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