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Filson

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134-1403
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Loved Our Visit! Great Customer Service.

We took a tour a Filson three years ago. At that time a great deal of remodeling was taking place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Suze44857
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Norwalk, Ohio
Heaven on earth for a gear guy

I got a chance to return to one of my favorite retail places on earth – Filson‘s in Seattle. I have... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
edrowell929
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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For more than 100 years, Filson has manufactured Unfailing Goods according to founder Clinton C. Filson’s exacting standards: “It is the Filson ideal and policy to produce only the best in Outdoor Clothes that it is possible to manufacture.” We invite you to tour the manufacturing facility in our Seattle headquarters to see how our craftspeople take the best raw materials we can find from around the world and turn them into garments, bags and gear that last for generations. Look closely, and you may even get a look at some of the gear the product team upstairs has in development. Factory Tours are offered weekly on Tuesdays at 10am and Thursdays at 1:30pm.
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“factory tour” (3 reviews)
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“headquarters” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134-1403
SoDo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a tour a Filson three years ago. At that time a great deal of remodeling was taking place. Last week we were again in Seattle so we visited to see the final remodeling project. I must say, "The store is warm, welcoming, and...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I got a chance to return to one of my favorite retail places on earth – Filson‘s in Seattle. I have several pieces of their gear and a couple of items of clothing – it’s not cheap. Picked up a couple shirts today but I...More

Thank edrowell929
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

If I could give Filson 0 stars, I would. I received a brand new 725$ bag as a gift and returned it the next day for store credit. The store could not issue the gift card but the manager said he would mail it to...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I love to visit the flagship Seattle store when in SoDo, but I took my first factory tour this week. Tours are free, but only offered twice weekly — currently, Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. The tour starts at the desk...More

1  Thank Kris_K_D
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

My husband knows his outdoor gear...and this place was pure heaven. The vibe is just great, with big windows allowing you to peak inside and see the work being done. The people who work there are helpful and knowledgeable. We were happy to bring home...More

Thank Fran S
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

If you know Filson, you know they build over engineered clothing and outdoor gear, for people who actually work outdoors as well as hipsters, that will last 2-3 lifetimes, and command a premium price for it. To see the show room where they actually build...More

Thank edrowell929
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Products a little on the pricey side but you get what you pay for. Every thing is quality and will last forever. It is a great investment!

Thank Gabriel W
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Our son-in-law suggested checking this factory/showroom out...maybe the second best idea he has had (with marrying our daughter being his best idea!). Fabulous products and though not inexpensive, the quality of material and workmanship make their products most economical and a great value. We bought...More

Thank Clayton K
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Filson flagship store has moved to 1st Avenue -- but now they do Factory Tours Tuesday at 11am and Thursdays at 1:30. The new store is STUNNING (as are the prices). One of the unique features for the main location is that they offer...More

Thank MarkStephenSouder
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

My husband loves their catalog and had this on his list of stops we had to make while in Seattle. Their luggage is made on the premises and you can see the people working through the large glass windows. Clothing is made at other locations....More

Thank TLER021213
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