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Cat Museum

Kuching City Hall, Kuching, Malaysia
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Ranked #16 of 36 Attractions in Kuching
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Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: 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,... more » Owner description: 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." « less
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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A bit out of town, but worth the effort if you like cats. The first time we have seen a place dedicated to cats, and being cat owners we felt obligated to visit! It feels like a doll museum, but does have interesting stories, photos and facts, and is larger than we expected. If you really wanted to read everything... More

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Margate, Australia
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17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was a museum with a difference! all about the history of cats from the past ands today. An interesting 1/2 hour or more. Not a place to spend much time but interesting all the same

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It is a museum of all things CAT and it was a fun way to spend part of the afternoon.Practically the only person there I was able to wander at my own leisure.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

First of all, go there for the panoramic view. I enjoyed the museum visit; it's quirky with surprising artifacts and memorabilia. Great to do with children.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

i like to go to here, knew about different type of cat, there are photo, modal, history and all about car things inside the museum there.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Apart from seeing cat 'ornaments' of all descriptions the museum has a small section devoted to the history of the city. There are some really great photos of Main Bazaar taken back in the 1960's & old court house too. The museum itself is free entry but if you decide to take photos there is a small fee. The museum... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Located in an interesting looking building, there are thousands of cats in this museum from ceramic and wood statues to paintings of cats and more. Free entry but a small charge to take a camera in. Very spacious inside. Interesting if you have kids or some time to spare in Kuching

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Miri, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Not a place to visit unless you are cat obsessed or are travelling with children, little ones will enjoy it.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We thought since kuching is known as the cat city we should visit the cat museum to find out a little more. Its set on a small hill so great views of the area. Museum ok if you are interested in cats.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

What a strange place, but as it costs nothing, worth a look if you have a spare hour. More like someone's own personal obsession than a museum

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