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Cat Museum

Kuching City Hall, Kuching, Malaysia
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Ranked #19 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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

However, if the museum was in the centre of Kuching it would have been okay but to make a special trip just for this is I'm afraid is a waste of time and money as takes 20 mins to get there costing approx. £6 one way

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Penang
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

If you were looking for signboards to lead you to this museum, you better not hope for it. Hardly any on the road. It is located at the ground floor of Kuching Legislative Hall building. Free admission and free parking. What do you get to see in this museum??? Feline figurines, photos, paintings, key chains, preserved cats etc. We reached... More

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Yeovil
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It's hard to put this into words. This Museum is just completely weird, and I would think would be best experienced having taken large quantities of illegal mind altering substances. It's basically a large and rambling collection of cases filled with anything to do with cats. We expected something linked to Kuching's history, but it's just about....cats. Porcelain cats. Stuffed... More

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London, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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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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