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Cat Museum

Address: Kuching City Hall, Kuching, Malaysia
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Ranked #21 of 37 Attractions in Kuching
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Known as "cat city," Kuching is dotted with various feline sculptures...
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Type: Specialty Museums, 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, Kitty."
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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Nothing special but a good view to Kuching City from outside of the Cat Museum. Spent 45 minutes there on the way to the Sarawak Cultural Village.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This place is incredibly tacky, it's like they have purchased the entire back catalogue of Avon cat ornaments. In saying that our kids liked it, the gift shop was cool for cat lovers (which we are). If you are a cat lover with little kids and have time, it's OK, otherwise, probably not!

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Alor Setar, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Well, the cat museum itself is also self explanatory and as you may expect, there are a vast collection about cat's thing. But sometimes I feel that they just simply collect everything about cat and put it inside. However, despite of some "simple" collection, there are quite a lot of collection that are quite impressive.

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Bintulu, Malaysia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Wow! One of a kind museum dedicated to cat. All type of things you need to know and to understand about cat are all in here. There's no entry fee but there is a fee for taking photos inside. RM 3 for handphone and RM 4 for digital camera

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Lots of interesting history about Cats! Enjoyed reading about how cats made history at different eras in the past and how they are still impacting people's lives! Mmmm... thought that the Garfield cushions and cat food were a little out of place... but they are about cats... =D Overall, interesting!! Thanks!

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

good place to buy some souvenirs, just a place to visit if you are in Kuching. interesting history of Kuching also been told here

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selangor
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Entrance is free BUT you will have to pay RM10 per handphoe. You can take photos for free inside the museum. There is no live cats there. Just replicas and photos which can be quite interesting to see. There are souvenirs which you can buy near the entrance.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Surprised this is the largest cat museum in the world. The museum is very small. But if you are a cat fanatic, this is really the place for you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This place is nice with many sort of cat figures, pictures, souveniers etc. its a landmark if you are visiting Kuching, Sarawak. best for kids. the main entrance itself is awesome. Take good pictures here !

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Cuxac d'Aude
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Loved it . Can't be another one like it anywhere in the world. But very cheesy and you must love cats enough to pay about RM 50 (around 12 euros) for a return trip to The city center by taxi.

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