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1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134-1403
+1 206-622-3147
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Factory Tour

I love to visit the flagship Seattle store when in SoDo, but I took my first factory tour this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gig Harbor, Washington
via mobile
Shop the real thing

My husband knows his outdoor gear...and this place was pure heaven. The vibe is just great, with... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Fran S
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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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1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134-1403

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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank Kris_K_D
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
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
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
Reviewed 29 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
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
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
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...More

Thank hfulghum
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...More

Thank ebcnaz
Reviewed 1 March 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...More

Thank Brian12154
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