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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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Perfect for Cat Lovers!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Wendy S
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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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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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The cat museum was for me uninspiring, dismal and almost a feeling of a funeral parlour for feline reverence, ' Not a happy cat vibe, but a sombre, bizarre depiction and with a strange video display. Although a penchant for cats, I did not freely experience any love of cats or any emotional bonding with the idea of owning one.... More 

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Kent UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I was in Amsterdam for Xmas & New when my Dutch told me there now was a 'Cat Cabinet' museum situated on the Herengracht 497 wich would be just perfect for me as enormous Cat Lover! I went on the 6th of January together with my cat lover partner. On entrance we were immediately told be an unfriendly woman with... More 

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