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Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center

Bahnhofstrasse 3, Brunnen 6440, Switzerland
+41 41 825 60 20
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Private Bike Tour of the Swiss Knife Valley with a Lake Lucerne Cruise
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“make your own” (7 reviews)
“worth a visit” (5 reviews)
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Bahnhofstrasse 3, Brunnen 6440, Switzerland
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+41 41 825 60 20
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"visitor center"
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"make your own"
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"worth a visit"
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"my husband"
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"in advance"
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"interesting museum"
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"friendly staff"
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"short film"
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"take home"
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"few times"
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"shop assistant"
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"on display"
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"products"
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"information"
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"store"
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"victorinox"
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"valley"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic store with lots on offer, great staff very informative, great tours. Centrally located with lots to buy, we spent the morning there and loved it. A must if you love the product.

Thank 432jo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to make your own Swiss knife. Make reservation in advance. Product from the Victorinox factory with great prices.

Thank sbmatejka
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

There is a film aired to explained the history. Location is good - less than 10min walk from harbour or there is a bus stop just in front. Can get some hands on knife assembly experience if one wishes.

Thank Bubugala
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve taken guests here a few times but this was the first time we booked the ‘make your own knife’ session. The two pre-teens LOVED it - the instructor was helpful and they were very hands on in the process. You can only make one...More

Thank WendyandTim
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The Victorinix visitor center is located in Brunnen which is a beautiful small lake-side town. There are several floors in the shop and one of them serves as a museum where u can assemble and engrave your own victorinox knife. They have a very big...More

Thank DrErez_Netanely
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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.

Thank Q7134NWbrianb
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Reviewed 1 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

2  Thank becpen
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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

Thank dgaylor2015
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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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