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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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Awesome knives in awesome location

We were able to squeeze in a visit here en route to Zurich and weren't disappointed. The visitor centre was smaller than we anticipated but it was well set out and very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to squeeze in a visit here en route to Zurich and weren't disappointed. The visitor centre was smaller than we anticipated but it was well set out and very informative. We hadn't planned to buy any knives but there was so much variety of kitchen knives as well as 'swiss army knives' that we bought all our... More 

Thank Diflyhi
Baar, Switzerland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked for my husband to assemble his own Swiss Army Knife. He had a very nice instructor who showed him what to do and he got to choose an engraving at the end too. He really enjoyed it and the little museum attached is interesting too. There is also a small shop and the staff were all very helpful.

Thank mmoore83
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

What a chance in a lifetime to be able to assemble your own Swiss Army Knife! For CHF 30, you get to sit at a machine where you are closely guided and shown how to place the elements one by one. At the end of it, you get to choose the font you like to engrave your name on the... More 

Thank blessedstarsg
Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Awesome experience making your own knife on original table. Rebecca was very helpful and we had great fun. Worth the pretty train ride down from Luzern, easy 10 min walk from station

Thank Balitrippers
Lausanne, Switzerland
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48 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

If you are Swiss....or not, if you did your army....or not, if you already have a pocket knive....or not, if you know Brunnen....or not, you HAVE TO visit this place!! For only CHF 30.-, in 15 minutes you'll build your futur pocket knive and even grave your personnal name on it. FUN and UNEXPECTED this is an UNIQUE present for... More 

Thank Philippe B
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is well worth a visit. Very interesting displays with English commentary. Well stocked shop but items rather expensive to buy! We first visited in June 2014 and again in September 2015.

Thank Michael J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

This was a great experience for both of us. It was a birthday present for my husband and he loved it. It was a great experience to make our own knives and put a message on what we wanted. It is reccommended if you are passing by.

Thank Jan S
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99 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank Jpcowell
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank Dave_L142
Zug, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 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.

Thank mombatDallas

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