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The Cat Cabinet

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Address: Herengracht 497, 1017 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 20 626 9040
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Description: A museum for cat lovers that features a collection of objects d'art wholly...
A museum for cat lovers that features a collection of objects d'art wholly centered around the theme of our feline friends.
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Quirky collection

An interesting and quirky collection of cat objects/posters/paintings etc. The building itself is very beautiful and nice to see inside. The museum is dedicated to one mans cat... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Hodges1991
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

An interesting and quirky collection of cat objects/posters/paintings etc. The building itself is very beautiful and nice to see inside. The museum is dedicated to one mans cat and everything cat related! It would have been better to have had a pamphlet/guide or captions that were in English so that I could understand more about some of the objects. We... More 

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Athens, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed a lot the visit.You can see different cat things;paintings,photos,sculptures,etc. Also you can see alive cats,sleeping on a couch or just passing by. The museum has a lovely view also! Loved the atmosphere there!

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Perfect place for cat lovers. Me and my husband went to visit this Cat place, on arrival they have two kitties in the shop that are very friendly and also sleepy ha ha. Entrance is 7euros ,but its worth it. Every single thing in this house is dedicated to cats. From games, statues,photos and art. Loved it. It is very... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A great little museum for cat lovers. Full of cat art, statues, and other cat paraphernalia...there are even five real cats living here. We loved it.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I liked the artwork and pieces in general and I am happy to pay 7€. I understand that many people complain about the size. I like it very much though!

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Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

If you like cats, pay it a visit. If you don't like cats, then why not! ;-) Not expect anything sensational, but if all else fails, just play with the kitten!

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A unique in experience... in a good way. Probably the biggest collection of cat paintings and art on display in Europe - if not the world. My girlfriend (a cat owner) particularly liked stroking one of the cats who lived there. Overall it's pretty good value for money and worth visiting if you've already checked off the other big name... More 

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Moshi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a very small "museum" in a lovely home on one of the canals. Mostly posters adorned the walls and a few pieces of art with cats. There were old photos and children's cat drawings. At least 3 live cats adorned the chairs languidly. The posters were pretty cool, and apparently JP Morgan spent some time in Amsterdam and... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

As a cat lover, I was excited about this, but it was disappointing. It's basically the second floor of a beautiful old canal house with a bunch of cat art. The art is eclectic and interesting, but there was no information in English about the history of the house, it's owner, or the art. We heard a cat meowing on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We really enjoyed our visit to the cat museum, if your a cat lover and/or you like art you should enjoy visiting here! Lovely old building on the side of the canal.

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