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Battle Ready Swords, Knives & Daggers

  We offer the finest selection of museum quality sword, knife and dagger reproductions. Nearly all are hand forged like the originals. In addition we use a state-of-the-art computer controlled kiln to ensure all Windlass blades are evenly tempered. Made with high carbon steels and other authentic materials, these blades handle and flex like the real thing. Our full tang swords are battle ready for your next crusade or just display ready for your office or den. Know what it was like to hold the weapons that carved out the worlds greatest nations!


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  • Create Your Own Sword

    Create Your Own Sword
      Old world craftsmanship meets new age technology in one of the most innovative ideas Museum Replicas has ever offered, Create Your Own Sword™! Using items from this section on our website, you will become your own swordsmith. Choose from a wide variety of beautiful parts, all manufactured by the artisans at Windlass Steelcrafts. By mixing and matching these parts hundreds of unique possibilities are possible. You can even have your medieval sword engraved, sharpened and choose a period scabbard. Our master craftsmen will do all assembly of your final sword design at our facility here in the US. Pommels are peened in place, not screwed like most mass produced swords.  So, commence designing your own one-of-a-kind sword! Video Tutorial How to create your own sword At the bottom left of the screen are 5 tabs showing each of the components available. Click on the first tab, blades. First choose either a brushed or polished blade.  All blades are 42" long overall and made of hand forged high carbon steel. Just click on the desired style. Choose from our selection of Oakeshoot style guards.  Style VI can be chosen plain or engraved for an additional $5. If you choose the engrave-able guard please call Customer Service at 800-883-8838 to have the initials added to your order. Once you select the guard style it will appear in the design area.  You can then slide it into place on the blade. You can select other styles and place them in the design area and move them around as you decide on your final design.  Any components you do not wish to use can be removed by clicking on that component and clicking "delete" at the top of the screen. Select a grip style. Each style is leather wrapped wood and available in either brown or black. They are secured into place with a 2 part epoxy. Then choose your pommel (peened in place, not screwed like most mass produced swords) and scabbard if desired.  Scabbards are suede with metal furniture. If you want the sword to arrive sharpened for an additional $18 check the "sharpen" box.  We can engrave 3 initials on the blade in Prince Valiant font for an additional $5.00, just enter the information on the box to the right. (If you wish more than 3 initials  please call customer service at 800-883-8838.)  The total price will appear in the upper right hand corner.  Once you have all the desired components on the screen click "lock parts" at the upper left and then click the shopping cart icon to purchase the custom sword you designed.  A parts list will pop up so you can confirm the components you have chosen. Then you can "add to cart" or "cancel" and continue with your design. Please note: There are no returns for "Create Your Own Sword" purchases.
  • Decorative Swords

    Decorative Swords & Knives
    Decorative swords make for excellent wall decor and displays, and can add something extra to any medieval costume or sword collection. Also, they are great as conversation pieces. Museum Replicas’ decorative swords are from leading sword makers from around the world, including Bermejo, Marto, and Windlass Steelcrafts. Our category covers different periods and genres, including Greek, medieval, and Renaissance. So, what exactly do we offer? Our history and fantasy-inspired selection houses swords from Viking and Scottish history and some beautiful pieces related to the Crusades. No sword collection is quite complete without ancient Greek and Roman blades, and so we have duly covered that base. Further, fantasy is well represented with swords from well-received works of the small screen and celluloid, such as Game of Thrones and Assassins Creed, and classic tales like the Arthurian legend and Robin Hood. We've made it easy for our customers to decorate a home or dress for an event like a wedding or party. Most of our swords are made of high carbon steel and other authentic materials and ready for the next crusade or to brighten your den or office. Forged by expert hands and state-of-the-art technology, we leave no stone unturned to provide you the very best! Browse our catalog today and walk away with something you can cherish for a long time.
  • One-Handed Swords

    One-Handed Swords
    One-handed swords were first developed by the Celts of northern Europe and the British Isles, who fought from horseback. Similar longer bladed swords were quickly adopted by the Romans in the form of the Spatha which was used by their mounted troops. One-handed swords saw use across Europe for cutting through mail and leather armor, and slashing (draw-cutting) for mounted and foot combat. As armor evolved in the High Middle Ages into complete suits of plate, the blades developed into more effective thrusting weapons. However, the swords were still capable of inflicting damage with slashing strokes on lightly armored rank and file soldiers. Museum Replicas offers an array of these fantastic weapons. For instance, the medieval period is well represented by swords of the Crusades and from Viking, Scottish, and Middle Eastern history. These include such weapons as the Sword of King Richard, Claymore, Ulfberht, and Scimitar. Those more into the Renaissance will find the Schiavona and the Mortuary Half Basket Hilt Swords particularly enjoyable. Also, we offer a wonderful range of American Civil War sabers and swords. These are just a sample of the many excellent one-handed swords in the selection. Our products are made of high carbon steel and other authentic materials and forged with state-of-the-art technology, guaranteeing both substance and style! More in our learning center
  • Hand and Half Swords

    Hand and Half Swords
    The term hand-and-a-half is more a modern designation for a range of sword types that featured tapered blades longer than the standard shorter arming swords of the time but without the double-hand grips of larger, heavier war-swords. Many different swords fall into this category, and many of them are as maneuverable as they are surprisingly sturdy. Hand-and-a-half swords roughly fall into two categories. The first tends to have approximately six-inch grips with the blades generally between 34–36 inches. The second type is known as “bastard” swords with grips around five inches or so, and blades 30–34 inches long. Both are light enough to use one handed but allow for two handed use by gripping the base of the pommel. Blade shapes varied to the changes from the mail to full plate armor, but remained of a size that made them effective from horseback. Museum Replicas houses a collection of hand-and-a-half swords which includes arguably the most famous of all medieval blades – the longsword. We also offer two other traditional swords of the period – the bastard sword (English and German versions) and the war-sword. Then there is the Sword of Homildon Hill which is a nod to the English–Scottish Wars of the 15th century. The fantasy element in the collection is represented by licensed replicas of the film Conan the Barbarian (1982) and a stunning reproduction of the paladin Roland’s Durandal. Just like our other swords, Museum Replicas’ hand-and-a-half swords are aesthetically pleasing and works of excellent craftsmanship. Check them out now! More in our learning center
  • Two-Handed Swords

    Two-Handed Swords
    Two-handed swords were known as war-swords in the early Middle Ages and used to destroy an opponent’s shield, shear through mail, and damage helms. They were called great swords during the High Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The blades tended to be slightly longer than regular swords, and capable of damaging full plate armor to the point where the opponent’s movements were substantially impaired. Technically though, the two-handed sword belongs to the Renaissance. These swords were so big – around six feet long – that, unlike previous versions, it was only possible to wield them effectively with two hands. They were surprisingly light at 4–6 lbs and used to counter weapons like pikes and halberds. Museum Replicas’ collection of two-handed swords encompasses a wide variety of medieval period blades. Longswords, war-swords, choppers, claymores – we have them all. It’s not all history though; those inclined towards fantasy will love the Sword of Gandalf. Most .swords in our selection are crafted of high carbon steel, which makes them extremely hard and able to retain an edge. Our swords adhere to stringent specifications and are a worthy homage to the weapons of the medieval and the Renaissance periods. Browse, pick one, and own the battlefield. More in our learning center
  • Short Swords & Cutlasses

    Short Swords & Cutlasses
    Short swords have seen usage throughout history, from the Legionnaires to Renaissance squires and pirates. In ancient armies, short swords and large shields were a standard armament of the soldiers who fought against the long sarissa pikes of phalanxes. Limitations of copper, bronze, and iron regulated blade length at first. Later, the swords developed across many cultures leading to different types and shapes. After steel had become a common metal used to make bladed weapons, short swords stayed in use as with the Roman gladius which was an effective stabbing weapon. Museum Replicas offers a range of short swords. The classics are all covered. For instance, we have the most famous of all short swords – the Roman Gladius. In fact, there are different types of gladius in the selection. Also, there are two other iconic swords of the pre-Roman period – the Greek Hoplite Sword and the Iberian Falcata. Don’t forget to check out the cutlasses which covering the Renaissance and the American Civil War. These include pirate, English, Scottish, and Civil War naval cutlasses. High carbon steel has been used for most of the blades in the selection, making our short swords robust and able to maintain a good edge. More in our learning center
  • Rapiers

    Rapiers
    The term “rapier” comes from the Spanish term espada ropera or “sword of the robes,” meaning they were primarily civilian weapons. These swords were faster and lighter in comparison to the others that came before them but far from the stylish blades depicted in television and cinema. In fact, rapiers were closer to medieval swords that preceded them and featured a slender body, a blade over an inch thick, and a heavy quillion. The shape of the rapier swords made them excellent for thrusting strokes and, in the right hands, they were deadly tools. The rapier collection at Museum Replicas includes an array of blades inspired by these beautiful weapons of the Renaissance. There are several great swords. If you are looking for the archetypal Renaissance rapier then check out the Swept Hilt Rapier, which was very popular during the late 16th and early 17th century. Another rapier takes inspiration from the ones used by the French Musketeers in the late 16th century. More than other sword types, the rapier lends itself to aesthetically pleasing designs, as you will see in our selection. The hilts and the pommels are beautifully crafted and so are the grips. High carbon steel has been used to make the blades.
  • Samurai & Asian Swords

    Samurai & Asian Swords
    You cannot talk about Japanese history without mentioning the elite Samurai Warrior. Experts at fighting both on horseback and the ground, the Samurai lived by a strict code of ethics. Instilled with "freedom from fear", they trained rigidly and were considered an aristocratic warrior class.
  • Daggers

    Daggers
    After the club, daggers are man's oldest tool and weapon.  Historically they were usually double edged and used to deliver quick, lethal strokes. Their small size made it perfect for those more nefarious types. They were also used in the "two handed" fighting style popularized by the French during the Renaissance. 
  • Knives

    Knives
    Knives are the single edged cousin to the dagger.  Historically knives had a utilitarian purpose, filling needs such as hunting, camp work and cutting.  They could be used for protection if a sword or axe was unavailable. They have evolved into complex weapons which can be easily concealed.
  • Kukris & Machetes

    Kukris & Machetes
    Whether it is for battle or just handling tough tasks in the great outdoors, you need a good chopper and these are some of the best.
  • Bayonets

    Bayonets
    From British and Nepalese antiques to surplus and replicas dating to present day, you'll find what you need for your famous firearm.
  • Practice & Theatrical Weapons

    Practice & Theatrical We...
    From the times of the Roman Gladiators, wooden swords have been used as a training tool. They allowed a warrior to practice full combat safely while preserving his precious steel for the real battle to come.
  • Mastercraft Collection

    Mastercraft Collection
    These swords are crafted of the same tough steel and with the same care as the rest of our fully functional weapons, with extra features fit for a Noble.  Featuring engraved fittings, fancy scabbards and, for some swords, matching sword belts!