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Musée de l'Opinel, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
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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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musée gratuit avec boutique en fin de parcours, une vrai institution et une belle découverte . un moment intemporelle avec un couteau qui fait partie de l'histoire de Francefree 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 Franceshow original
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
Tout est très bien (accès et parking gratuits, informations pertinentes, photos de et matériels de fabrication de l'époque, arbre généalogique de la famille, informations en anglais sur demande à l'ac... read more »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.show original
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.
Alex GrosBeautiful Museum. Free. A shop well supplied with good advice to choose his knife!show original
Fabien teyssandierA small museum nice and free, retracing the opinel history and its developments, with the shop out comprising the entire range.show original
Guillaume ESPRITSuper 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.show original
Milhiet FrancoisNice and free!show original
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