Musee de la Coutellerie, Thiers

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Musee de la Coutellerie holds demonstration workshops on cutlery manufacturing, from making knives to spoons out of silver and gold. Discover history with an amazing collection of knives from 16th century to the present. Explore two areas of the museum to understand the social and economic history of cutlery and the knife. This is a living heritage museum, because it has demonstration workshops on manufacturing. Plan to visit Musee de la Coutellerie during your Thiers vacation using our convenient Thiers trip planner.
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  • Very interesting museum and demonstration. There are two parts in two separate buildings. The first part is more of a museum with an intro video. The video and a pamphlet the staff gives you are avail...  more »
  • Museum very interesting very nice fun for kids with a little game of track and reflection I highly recommend
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  • Presentation of several centuries of Thiers since the middle ages cutlery and beautiful pieces produced generation after generation in the beautiful region of Auvergne
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  • A gem of a museum. Be sure to watch the demonstrations.
  • Very pretty Museum and very complete. You can see the tools used by workers, their explanations. There are videos and especially a workshop in which we really shows us how was made before knives.
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  • Interesting Museum historically, beautiful pieces to see. However, it deserves a few renovations on the second part. It is unfortunate that the place is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
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  • Interesting Museum on the manufacture of knives. Demonstration workshop, beautiful collections. The shop is not provided.
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  • The place is very interesting and uncommon. Very nice the second part of the visit or we do live demonstrations.
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