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Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center

Bahnhofstrasse 3, Brunnen 6440, Switzerland
+41 41 825 60 20
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Swiss Army Knife Valley Bike Tour with Lake Lucerne Boat Cruise
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Great little visitor center with great historic pieces and information. Nice selection from their store as well.

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

My husband built his own knife. The woman guiding him through the process was wonderful. She was knowledgeable, gave clear instructions, demonstrated the process, but let him complete the knife on his own. She checked his work after various steps in the process to make...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I own a lot of Victorinox knifes, I am very proud of them and I offer very often Swiss knifes to friends and family. So I thought it would be a great occasion to visit the Center during our stay in Brunnen. Unfortunately we were...More

2  Thank TightLoops
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Angelina A, Leiter Front Office at Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Our dear visitors We greatly regret that your valued visit was not as successful as expected. Concerning unkindness The admission to the Swiss Knife Valley VISITOR CENTER with Victorinox Brand Store & Museum is free of charge and the individual guests can visit everything and...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This was our surprise program (got from friends) and we loved it. In the museum we got informations about the Swiss Army Knifes from the early times and could see the world's most little&biggest knife. But the best was that we could make our own...More

1  Thank Dezi99
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Marcel M, Manager at Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

I took my husband to this shop so he could make his own Swiss Army knife, I have to say I was disappointed with the shop assistant who was helping, she treated his like a 7yr old and was quite rude, on many occasions I...More

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Marcel M, Manager at Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear Madam, thank you very much for your comment. In order to improve our services we are pleased to get personal impressions from our guests. We will have a closer look on our knife assembly process flow to optimize the experience of the workshop. We...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Located in the quaint lakeside city of Brunnen in Canton Schwyz, in the very valley where the famous Swiss Army Knife was first manufactured, this visitor's center with it's museum and Victorinox boutique is a must see. The history behind this useful world-famous tool is...More

1  Thank heraldofhope
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We were staying in Lucerne for a week back in 2014. We took a ferry over to Brunnen just to check it out and were walking up the street when we ran across the Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center. I'm a huge knife collector, probably...More

3  Thank jlonnecker
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We stopped in to get some knifes to take home as souvenirs and were shocked by all the options available! The staff was very helpful and amazingly friendly. After we had all chosen our knifes they told us about the free museum down stairs! DO...More

3  Thank Christy B
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

If you have ever wondered how the Swiss knife came into being, and the story behind it then this is a great place to find out. The museum is very good and informative. During your visit you are able to make a knife, which l...More

1  Thank mowden
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

The museum display downstairs is most interesting especially the section where you can assemble your own knife. The upstairs area is just a retail shop. The Jo Brand lookalike saleswoman is most odd for thinking I wanted to buy another knife the same as I...More

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