Musée de l'Opinel, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

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4.4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Home of the famous Opinel folding knife, Musée de l'Opinel showcases the cutlery works of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. Visit the forge to see original tools used for making knives razor-sharp. Don't leave before you view the multimedia show--a simulated tour of the manufacturing process. Plan your visit to Musée de l'Opinel and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne itinerary maker.
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  • free museum shop at the end, a true institution and a beautiful discovery. a timeless moment with a knife which is part of the history of France
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  • Museum is well done - step by step of the history and production of Opinel knifes. I will forever look at my knifes differently. Museum is free too 
  • Everything is fine (access and free parking, information, photos of and materials of production, the family tree, information in English on request at the reception, smiling personal mobility, access, etc.). But why the Museum shop prices as expensive as in any store in the Valley? However the choice is very complete, and ability to burn his Opinel. Go without hesitation.
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  • An excellent museum. Small but lots of detail on all aspects of the history and production of these iconic pocket knives. Nice display of early 20th century machinery, and lots of opportunities for reading French! Excellent value, free, and the full range of knives on sale in shop.
  • Beautiful Museum. Free. A shop well supplied with good advice to choose his knife!
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  • A small museum nice and free, retracing the opinel history and its developments, with the shop out comprising the entire range.
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  • Super Museum explanation of the history and manufacture of Opinel knives. But making this not done on site. Lack of see in real manufacturing with workers. The shop is great with Nice staff. Good experience. I recommend.
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  • Nice and free!
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