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Trattenbach - The Valley of Knife Makers Museum Resort

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All weather
Suitable for groups
Hiking from one knife producing workshop to the other provides a fascinating look back into the local history of the area´s once thriving cutlery industry.
A 1.5 km Theme Trail meanders along Trattenbach Brook and links the knife producing workshops, explaining the natural and cultural history of the area.

Penknifes were used for carving hearts into trees, cutting food and string, and were a popular gift for a young boy - In days gone by, penknifes were the indispensable tool of "ordinary people". The production of knifes is deeply rooted in tradition in Trattenbach near Ternberg. The process of tempering steel with 16 hammers to the perfect heat that gave a variety of 45 blades optimum strength and grinding a breathtakingly sharp edge were carried out here with great skill and expertise. This once thriving trade has left its mark for visitors to explore and enjoy: Feel the power of fire, water, wood and steel. Gather strength with hearty culinary specialties and roam about the water play land with your little ones.

A 1.5 km Theme Trail meanders along Trattenbach Brook and links the knife producing workshops, explaining the natural and cultural history of the area. At these workshops, visitors can watch the production of a knife, including the tempering of steel and grinding edges, from a close distance. At the wood turning workshop you´ll see how the handles are made and are invited to make your own knife.

The Museum Resort is open to the public from May to October.


  • Wanderung am 1,5 km lange Themenweg

  • Besuch Feitlerzeugung Löschenkohl

  • Besuch des Museum in Wegscheid

  • Herstellung eines eigenen Feitels in der Schleiferei/ Drechslerei

Contact

Trattenbach - The Valley of Knife Makers Museum Resort
Hammerstraße 2a
4453 Ternberg

Phone: +43 7256 7376
E-Mail: info@tal-der-feitelmacher.at
Web: www.tal-der-feitelmacher.at

Contact person
Mrs Silvia Minoth

Phone: +43 650 3548747-0

We speak the following languages

German
English

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May to October:
Wednesdays to Sundays 09:00am to 5:00pm

Closing day

  • Monday
  • Tuesday

    Payment methods


  • Cash

Discounts

Discounts (Age-related / Groups):

    Other discounts:

    Adult Ticket: EUR 5.10
    Discounted Adult Ticket: EUR 4.40
    Family Ticket: EUR 11.00
    Discounted Family Ticket: EUR 9.80
    Child Ticket (ages 12 under): EUR 2.90
    School Class Ticket: EUR 1.50
    Guided Tour: 2.20

    Discounts (Memberships)

    Arrival

    Parking

    • Parking space: 80
    • Bus parking space: 4

    Travelling by public transport

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    Suitability

    • All weather
    • Suitable for groups
    • Suitable for schools
    • Suitable for teenagers
    • Suitable for seniors
    • Suitable for single travelers
    • Suitable for friends
    • Suitable for couples
    • Suitable for children

    Season

    Spring, Summer, Autumn

    Other equipment

    • Toilet facility
    • Playground (outdoors)

    Accessibility

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    Kultureinrichtungen
    Trattenbach - The Valley of Knife Makers Museum Resort
    Ternberg

    Hiking from one knife producing workshop to the other provides a fascinating look back into the local history of the area´s once thriving cutlery industry. A 1.5 km Theme Trail meanders along Trattenbach Brook and links the knife producing workshops, explaining the...