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Address: 1555 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134-1511
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+1 206-622-3147
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

For more than 100 years, Filson has manufactured Unfailing Goods according...

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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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!

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Gabriel W
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Reviewed 22 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
Des Moines, United States
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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 hats and within 24 hours I have had a couple of total strangers comment on... More 

Thank Clayton K
Seattle, Washington
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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 one-of-a-kind "distressed" items -- made from returns, scraps, patches -- each one crafted onsite. Tour... More 

Thank MarkStephenSouder
Washington, Illinois
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Reviewed 13 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. Their merchandise is expensive but very nice.

Thank TLER021213
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675 reviews
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Okay, truly I doubt they would stop a knife, but if it weren't too sharp it would slow it down. Filson presents really well made (locally made) woolen products, all of which are the kind of thing that will likely outlast you. I have recently passed on a Filson coat that was my father's to my son, after I wore... More 

Thank hfulghum
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is an amazing place to see links to the outfitting past. They make darn tough stuff that lasts. Come and see what real quality looks like and the fact that people want it. They have an onsite factory that is fun to watch as they make things.

Thank ebcnaz
Bellevue, Washington
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

Filson opened a new store on 1st four months ago that should be a model for store designers. The iconic brand finally has a home equal to to its heritage...all new plus traditional products, quite a few local artisan products plus the other corporate brands - Shinola, etc. Go see it for yourself---bring your Christmas list.

Thank Brian12154
Lawrence, Kansas
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Filson is one of the premier outdoor store in the country. They recently opened a new headquarters store in 1st Ave, It is sort of like shopping in a museum. The product quality is second to none and the shop is decorated with museum quality items. A must for any shopper, especially outdoor enthusiasts. You should really check it out.

Thank Robert S
North Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 13 January 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

This is the place to go if you are a serious outdoor enthusiast. Something for everyone- the hiker, the camper, the hunter, etc. All really high end well made items. The place just screams "quality".

Thank Kristal R
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

On my most recent visit I took a friend who was visiting Seattle on business who's carry on bag had fallen apart. He was amazed at the quality and selection that Filson has. They sell only very well made things, including clothes.

Thank Alec D

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