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Visitor information

Masks are mandatory throughout the building - please wear a medical mouth-nose mask.

Thank you for your understanding and support!


On May 14th and 15th, 2022, KNIFE will take place, the blade fair in Solingen (www.knife-solingen.de). On these days, access to the museum is only possible with the fair ticket.
Tickets can be purchased on the days of the fair at the German Blade Museum and Theater und Konzerthaus Solingen and are available online in advance: theater-solingen.de.

Guests can get their hands on original historical pieces in the museum on both days, take part in public guided tours and visit the open forge house.

Opening hours of the German Blade Museum during KNIFE:
Saturday, 05/14/2022: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 05/14/2022: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Opening Hours

weekdays 10:00 – 17:00
mondays closed
tuesdays 10:00 – 17:00
fridays 14:00 – 17:00

Openening hours on public holidays are 10:00 – 17:00.
This includes Good Friday to Easter Monday, May Day, Pentecost.



Adults 4,50 €
Adolescents 2,00 €
Disabled free
Carer for disabled with mark B  free
Adults, discounted 2,00 €
Students, Trainees 2,00 €
Family Ticket 9,00 €
Groups of 10+ adults, p. p. 3,50 €
discounted 1,50 €



  • by car from the A46 Düsseldorf – Wuppertal, Haan-Ost exit, direction of Solingen-Gräfrath. In Gräfrath follow the museum sign-posts


  • up to station "Wuppertal Vohwinkel"
  • transfer to Bus No. 683 "Burger Bahnhof, Solingen"
  • exit at "Deutsches Klingenmuseum"

Timetable Deutsche Bahn (up to station "Deutsches Klingenmuseum").


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.




täglich 10 – 17 Uhr
freitags 14 – 17 Uhr
montags geschlossen