The KnifeForkScissorsMarket 2022 - Blades "Made in Solingen" at the LVR Industrial Museum Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs

Quality cutlery on more than 1,500 square meters


Solingen. On Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6, 2022, the LVR Industrial Museum organizes the MesserGabelScherenMarkt in the original preserved factory rooms of the drop forge Hendrichs.

Solingen is the blade city of Germany. Numerous cutlery companies continue to produce a wide range of knives, scissors and kitchen accessories in the Bergisches Land region. Over 25 of these companies exhibit their products at the MesserGabelScherenMarkt - one of the largest markets of its kind in the region. These cutlery products "Made in Solingen" impress with their high quality and appealing product design. In addition to traditional kitchen knives and high-quality pocket knives, nail scissors and razors, the MesserGabelScherenMarkt also presents innovative and sustainable novelties from renowned manufacturers and small businesses. The wide variety of products offers something suitable for every purpose, every taste and every budget.

Visitor offer

Many of the exhibited cutlery items can be tried out on site and purchased at often low prices. Company representatives and exhibitors will be on hand to provide expert advice.

For a small fee, visitors can also have their dull knives professionally sharpened by the museum's repair sharpening shop.



Due to this year's admission restrictions, only a limited number of tickets will be sold at the box office. Therefore, the museum recommends purchasing an online ticket in advance via the museum's website. All tickets this year are valid for a two-hour time slot only.


Data at a glance

Saturday and Sunday, 5.11. & 6.11.2022

Each 10 am - 6 pm

Adults 8 €, reduced 6 €, children and youth up to 18 years have free admission

LVR Industrial Museum, Hendrichs drop forge, Merscheider Str. 289-297, 42699 Solingen

It is recommended to arrive by public transport (bus line 681, bus stop "Industriemuseum").