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Extension of the certificate requirement

Dear guests, please note that as of Monday, 13 September 2021, a valid Covid certificate and an official ID are required for consumption in restaurant (indoor), museums and other leisure establishments. A Covid certificate is required from the age of 16. A self-conducted rapid test without a certificate is not sufficient.  A certificate is also required for offers. Thank you for your understanding.

Public guided tour at the Swiss Knife Valley VISITOR CENTER & Victorinox Museum

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A guided tour of the Swiss Knife Valley VISITOR CENTER with Victorinox Brand Store and Museum lasts 90 minutes. During the tour, an expert guide will tell you everything worth knowing about the Victorinox knife factory for about an hour. In addition, you will be introduced to the other tourism and business enterprises in the Mythen adventure region.

Victorinox Museum

In the Victorinox Museum you can learn a lot about the history and development of knives. There are historical exhibits from the period from 5000 years before Christ to the 18th century. Afterwards, the milestones of the Victorinox knife factory are presented to you, giving you a deeper insight into the long and exciting history of the company. There are further exhibits in various glass display cases, such as the world's smallest army knife. You can also find out how to recognize an original Victorinox knife.

Victorinox Brand Store

Then it's off to the next floor, to the Victorinox Brand Store. There you will find information about other Victorinox products, such as pocket knives, household and professional knives, watches, luggage and perfume. Victorinox has stood for quality, functionality, innovation and design for more than 130 years.

Small cinema & Relief

Two films are shown in a small cinema. The films are about the production of the Victorinox knife and about the most beautiful places in the Mythen adventure region. In addition, Central Switzerland can be viewed from a different perspective on an interactive relief.

Info Lounge

Last but not least, there are even more exciting things to learn about the Mythen adventure region with its numerous tourism providers and commercial enterprises in the Info Lounge.


Date & Time

  • from May to October every Tuesday from 10:30 to 12:00
  • from November to April every first Saturday of the month from 12:00 to 13:30



Number of participants

up to max. 20 persons


CHF 15.- per person


Each paid tour participant receives a Victorinox Signature pocket knife as a gift.

Meeting point

In front of the entrance to the visitor centre at Bahnhofstrasse 3 in Brunnen.


  • Reservations are required.
  • Please note that guided tours may be postponed in summer.

Knife assembly

By appointment you can assemble your own pocket knife model Spartan from 27 individual parts. Duration 15 minutes per knife and per person, there is only one assembly area. Suitable for children from 8 years.

Costs: CHF 35 including one sided engraving

More information


Location and contact

Erlebnisregion Mythen
c/o Brunnen Schwyz Marketing AG
Bahnhofstrasse 15
6440 Brunnen
+41 (0)41 825 00 40

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