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Address: Kuching City Hall, Kuching, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60-82-446-688
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Known as "cat city," Kuching is dotted with various feline...

Known as "cat city," Kuching is dotted with various feline sculptures and this unusual cat museum. Inside, see cat items from ancient times to "Hello, Kitty."

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Purr-fect for feline fanatics

A cheap and cheerful way to pass an hour if you have a slight interest in anything pussy related. Cheap gift shop. The only thing missing is some actual cats to stroke.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Rachel M
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A cheap and cheerful way to pass an hour if you have a slight interest in anything pussy related. Cheap gift shop. The only thing missing is some actual cats to stroke.

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Thank Rachel M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Location Easy to find and on top of hill overlooking the city! Museum Full of cats and certainly a must visit for cat lovers!

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Thank William W
Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are cat lover then no harm to drop by. You can find all sort of cat characters here. There is even 1 cat mummy here. Other than that nothing much, JUST CATS.

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Thank Jackoism
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have the time, definitely drop by! It's free anyway. I stopped by on my way to the Cultural Village from the Waterfront. I am not a fan of cats but was greatly captivated by the huge collection of cat figurines, antique and other cat-related collectibles (spoiler: Doraemon). I also spent some time outside of the building because the... More 

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Thank elainechoo
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16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

See all type of cats.It has photos and cat life cycle interesting if you have plenty of time but don't bother if you don't

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Thank Lina E
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from a small section with taxidermy of several different native cats,the rest of the museum looks like a souvenir shop. It's free to enter but you have to pay a camera fee of RM3 for smartphones RM 4 for digital cameras and RM 5 for video. We paid for a digital camera but wishes we didn't as nothing worth... More 

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Thank Gavin J
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you can find many style cat history , lifestyle ,cat breeds in this museum . you can find some star cat . Meow ~~~~ meow~~ so cute !

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Thank peiyee8809
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only visit this museum if you are true cat lover - if you're a dog person, or just not bothered about cats you will think this is the weirdest place but if you love cats... There's exhibits such as 'cats in animations', 'cats in movies', 'Chinese cats', in fact if you can think of a scenario which features a cat... More 

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Thank eb3001
Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

There is everything Cat here. Cat displays, cat kitsch, cat art and history and descriptions of cats in Borneo. If you really want to know how Kuching got it's name this is the place to find out. It's a short drive from the main tourist area, located in the Council building on a hill on the north side of the... More 

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Thank Rachel E
London, United Kingdom
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425 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Reading through some of the reviews it would appear that some visitors are not amenable to cats. Doh! A delightfully quirky experience for both the cat lover and equally the seeker after delightfully quirky experiences. If you are lucky, and the right sort, one of the resident cats might take a shine to you and rest awhile on your lap.... More 

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