Visitor Information Knife Days 2018

Opening hours:

Collectors' Convention 10. MAY 11:00 – 16:00
Knife Market 11. MAY 10:00 – 17:00
Knife Makers' Show 12. MAY 13:00 – 19:00
Knife Makers' Show 13. MAY 10:00 – 15:00



An All-in-One-Ticket for 20,00 € allows access to all four Knife Days. Workshop admission is not included.

Admission single days (10.|11.|12.|13. MAY):

Regular 10,00 €
Concessions 5,00 €
Disabled visitors regular fee
Assistant for disabled visitors free
Children under 6    free
Members of Freunde des Deutschen Klingenmuseums e.V. free

How to get here

By car

Leave the highway A 46 Düsseldorf – Wuppertal or Wuppertal – Düsseldorf at exit 30/Haan-Ost, follow signs direction Solingen-Gräfrath. Once in Gräfrath, follow the brown roadsigns to the museum.
For parking information please click here. Please be aware that parking lots around the museum are limited, illegally parked cars are often impounded. We recommend arrival via public transportation.

By public transportation

Closest Airport: Düsseldorf Airport (35 km away)

Via train: from Düsseldorf or Cologne, take the train to Wuppertal-Vohwinkel station; from the bus stop in front of the station, bus no 683 starts to Solingen. Leave the bus at bus stop "Deutsches Klingenmuseum" (info screens in the bus only say "Klingenmuseum"). A short walk via the historical market place of Solingen-Gräfrath will bring you to the museum.

Timetable Deutsche Bahn (chose for final destination "Deutsches Klingenmuseum").

Touristic Informations

for accomodation, events, sightseeing:
Bergische Struktur- und Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft mbH
Tourismusförderung Solingen
Kölner Straße 8, 42651 Solingen
Tel.  +49 (0)212 1606-78

List of hotels

List of holiday flats


Disabled visitors are welcome!
We have wheelchair access.
It is possible to drive directly up to the museums entrance with a car or a bus.
The entrance is free of all impeding barriers and there is an elevator in the building. There is also a wheelchair in the museum that can be used if needed.

If you would like to visit the “blade museum for children” and are in need of wheelchair access please notify us ahead of time.




Opening times

  • daily 10 –17 Uhr
  • on Fridays 14 –17 Uhr
  • on Mondays closed