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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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Glorious cat tat!

Yes, this museum is tacky. It's where cheap cat statues, tea-towels and posters go to die. But it's amazing in it's glorious tackiness. I loved it. The local bus stops at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Anne-marie P
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Australia
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes, this museum is tacky. It's where cheap cat statues, tea-towels and posters go to die. But it's amazing in it's glorious tackiness. I loved it. The local bus stops at the museum, but it's a long and steep climb to the top - a climb that has wonderful views of Kuching. But on a hot day, it's a killer.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's just photos , paintings and statues of cats. If you have nothing else to do, you can go for this. This isn't a must see spot especially if you're time constraint. Great for families with elderly

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

all types of cats from anime to real cats. worth the visit bbecause kuching means the city of cats do not miss this place

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Newcastle England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

everything cat related and a lot of it, its worth a visit just to see the collections on show but after a while you will be catted out.

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Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't bother with it - a strange quirky place that has cat-related pictures and items that are all over the place. I have no idea what the purpose of this place was. It certainly isn't a museum. It's not that near to Kuching town so I felt like I had wasted time travelling all the way to Petra Jaya for... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for Kucing (Malay for cats, or 'pusak' in local language) lovers!! Located at the top of a hill, it is recommended if you go there by car/other types of transportation - quite a hike, if you ask me. The museum is located inside the Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara (Commission of the City of the Kuching North). They... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a city that affiliates itself with cats, this was quite poor. The tenuous links to dome of the categories was laughable. Was part of our tour, otherwise would not recommend a special visit

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Thank CazzaMP
Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had time to kill. So we visited. Its no a must see. But definitely interesting to learn about history and cult of cats and cat lovers!

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Thank JoyceKPT
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This place is not so much a museum as an homage to all things cat. Who knew the humble moggy could be represented in so many forms. If you don't like cats don't go. If you can handle a little bit of cheesy fun then this place is worth the effort to get to. Its a bit off the beaten... More 

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Kuching
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

A very nice and informative place for cat lovers. Have a large collection of cats information worldwide.

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