Musée Opinel, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

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Home of the famous Opinel folding knife, Musée 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 Opinel and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne itinerary maker.
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  • A home without an Opinel is as empty as any right wing - or Tea party - politician, seriously; all their knives/products Are without exception of High Quality, practical in use and very Nice to look a...  more »
  • 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  more »
  • Definitely a must see for every Opinel-lover. Especially the movie about the history is worth seeing! And it is also great to see what other knifes they make apart from the classic one.  more »
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  • Great museum and shop - if you are after a knife.
  • 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.
  • Excellent museum to discover this small knife which is the opinel and derivatives around the opinel excellent visit
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  • Wonderful free museum that ends on the Opinel shop. Quick tour and going straight to the goal we have time to get bored. See if you're in the neighborhood.
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  • Very interesting and informative without being long and pompous. Store output with stunning designs. To do by the way
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