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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  • Explanation here is only in French. This is made up of 2 buildings. One speaks about history of the region, city and its evolution. 2nd talks about how the knives were made in earlier days as...  more »
  • We had no idea there was such large scale manufacturing of cutlery in this part of the world and found this museum very educational! There were a couple of talks in French first but then you could...  more »
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  • Museum in 3 different places. Most interesting was the workshop and people actually demonstrated techniques. Didn't go to see the outside section 3km away as we moved on, but fascinating.
  • A gem of a museum. Be sure to watch the demonstrations.
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