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211 W Ship Creek Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1670
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

The products made here are unique to Alaska and I enjoyed seeing how they are made. I purchased a set to bring home.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank kathleensuez
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

The famous Ulu factory at it's finest, well worth the visit here and a fine craft of a famous cutting blade.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Edward O
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This was a fun surprise. We were able to watch them make the knives and package the cutting boards. Great place to purchase a true Alaska gift. Dont forget to visit the library next door. Also worth the trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yellow5ds
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This tiny little factory is out of the way, but absolutely a must if you're in Anchorage. The traditional Ulu knife I bought is absolutely one of the best, practical, and value-for-the money souvenirs I've ever brought home. I've used it several times and LOVE...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kelphxpdx
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Great place to visit and learn about the history of the Ulu. Friendly staff and people making the knives. Purchased knives for several family members. Fair prices and beautiful knives. GL Kansas City, MO

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank litg2017
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We visited here while in Anchorage - it was practically next door to our hotel so it was very convenient. They had a great selection of knives as well as demonstrations. They also ship! Our knives arrived home just a few days later. That was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mddee
Reviewed September 24, 2018

A must see in Anchorage but not much information about the history and manufacturing of the Ulu knives. I found much more interesting Ulu knives on my travels throughout Alaska

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This is authentic. The gift shops around town sell these at a higher price if they are actually these. If they're a lower price, they're the ones made in Taiwan. Here you can watch them make their traditional Alaskan Ulu cooking prep knife. The knives...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OklahomaMomOf3
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We visited the Ulu Factory in Anchorage while on a city tour. It was great to see through the glass as the craftpersons worked on making these unique knives. The gift shop is well stocked with knives and some other souvenirs. We purchased several knives...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tourist155
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We caught the free trolley car from downtown to the Ulu Factory. We caught the history and Ulu making tour that was very interesting. There are plenty of souvenirs for sale and many visitors were buying the original Ulu knives. You can then catch the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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