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Cutco-Ka-Bar Visitors Center

1040 E State St, Olean, NY 14760-3814
+1 716-790-7000
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Good opportunity to try the Cutco products

Very interesting visitor center that gives the history of their products as well as an opportunity... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna G
Prescott, Arizona

I went into the Visitors Center just to look. Two ladies were in attendance and showed me what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamestown, New York
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1040 E State St, Olean, NY 14760-3814
+1 716-790-7000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting visitor center that gives the history of their products as well as an opportunity to actually try before you buy. Very friendly woman who answered our questions and shared the Cutco story. It was very helpful to actually try the can opener before...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went into the Visitors Center just to look. Two ladies were in attendance and showed me what knifes I was interested in. Came away with two and at very reasonable price. Would highly recommend it for anyone interested in quality knifes,

Thank obarth289
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Cutco Visitors Center has an informative and interesting museum, displaying the changes throughout the years. On display is the total Cutco line, Hunting knives, and the beautiful workmanship of the Ka-Bar collection. Customer can leave their knives to have them factory sharpened and pick...More

Thank dwehlageq
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We stopped as a rainy day entertainment. The visitor center had the history of Cutco and displays of the history of their Ka-Bar knives as well as some of their other products. You can also purchase their products there.

Thank lizzitish2
Reviewed 26 October 2016

These are phenomenal knives, yes, they are expensive but they have a Lifetime guarantee. Yes I said lifetime! I just took 11 of mine to be sharpened (yes this is free as often as you want) 3 of the knives were not able to be...More

Thank Annette J
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Cutco knives are made right in Olean at the nearby factory and are guaranteed for life. You can get free sharpening, and they'll replace knives that have failed in normal use. The Visitors' Center has some great displays of current retail offerings as well as...More

Thank nylady21
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The home of Cutco! Nice quick trip through Cutco history, retail purchases are an option. If you are in the area, stop by.

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 28 July 2016

They have access to most of their products. Some of the Ka Bars are from China some from USA. Good cutlery but expensive compared to others you can buy. It is not close right of the highway but easy to find. The ladies at the...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was nice to get some history of Kbar and Cutco. I have Cutco knives and I bought another item to go with them at the visitor's center. I really found "the dig" to be interesting!!!!

Thank Jennywren1021
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The small museum gives an overview of the company in a boring way (if you've visited the Zippo museum in nearby Bradford) and has limited displays of their old products. You can purchase on the spot. The staff is helpful, however.

Thank kutepanda
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I bought a cutco 1721 JH knife many years ago, and its handle was damaged by heat. I would like it replaced and understand that if you send the knife back that it would be repaired, sharpened and returned. It is a great knife, and that's why I desire to have it repaired.
13 April 2015|
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