Grafik Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs

Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs (drop forge)

Sharü's the word - Scissors for the world

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Exterior view of the Gesenkschmiede Hendrich (drop forge)

A “Workshop for the World” – that is what the town of Solingen was with its cutlery production at the end of the 19th century. Even today, at the LVR-Industriemuseum Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs (Drop Forge) as it bangs and hisses you can still experience how the red glowing cropped pieces are forged to scissor blanks amidst a roaring noise. At the same time, you can learn about the fascinating history of the famous Solingen cutlery industry.

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European Route of Industrial Heritage

Logo "Anchor Point of the European Route of Industrial Culture"

The LVR-Industriemuseum Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs (Drop Forge) is an anchor point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage.