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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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Bahnhofstrasse 3, Brunnen 6440, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank dgaylor2015
Marcel M, Manager at Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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

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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

2  Thank jlonnecker
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

1  Thank Christy B
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
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

Thank martin A
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Got a good English tour of the facility. The tour guide was very informative and the presentation well laid out. There was a short film in the middle of the tour and we also watched someone design their own knife.

1  Thank MariWolfe929
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our inter railing trip idea started after my sons wanted to see where Swiss army knives are made! We all went to the Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Centre to make a knife. We all enjoyed this (me and 2 teenagers); the lady was very knowledgeable...More

1  Thank Liz R
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A most interesting visitor centre with shop containing the great Victorinox products, helpful staff and centrally located, the main factory is just up the road in Ibach.

1  Thank Jackdog1947
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I made a reservation about 1 week before we went to the Flagship store. Four children went to make knives. We were 5 minutes late. The lady at the counter told us that unfortunately we would only be able to make 3 knives instead of...More

Thank Robyn S
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