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Kattenkabinet

Herengracht 497, 1017 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So, as cat lovers, we knew going to this museum would be a priority on our trip. It was easy to find, not far from a tram stop. The museum has an entrance fee (I think 7 euros?) and is relatively small. But there is a pretty nice selection of cat themed art and happily, there are a few resident... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has some unique posters, paintings, artwork about cats. There are live cats there but is up to the cats whether you get to meet them. I was lucky enough to meet two and one of them was a gorgeous kitten. I would definitely visit again.

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Woodside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cat museum in a house off the main road is dedicated to art featuring cats. Founded in the memory of JP Morgan (a cat), it is quaint, quirky, and fun. Posters, paintings, sculptures are everywhere as you wind through the rooms. Not large and a little expensive for a small museum but definitely enjoyed.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cat museum "kattenkabinet" was eccentric and fun. I too am a cat lover so admittedly I'm a bit biased in that regard. The museum is small - but admission fee was reasonable. It was essentially multiple rooms in the upper floor of a beautiful old canal home. There were at least 4-5 cats roaming around or napping. Fun visit... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not know this was a hotel See my review under cat cabinet This is the only house on Golden Bend that is open to the public. You can see one floor and yard. It is decorated with cat statues & pictures plus the day we were there , there was a couple of LIVE cats laying around.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came here as a museum visitor, not as a residential guest. It was such a pleasure to enter this beautiful restored building and be able to see inside one of these old canal-side houses. The range of feline art was fascinating, all the different advertising posters is so many European languages. I especially enjoyed the Russian children's video of... More 

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Birstall, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Have heard lots of rave reviews about the cat museum but it didn't live up to expectations. There wasn't any real cats around but I did find some of the paintings interesting. Have heard there is a rescue barge of cats so will look into going there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Kattenkabinet is like it's the fancy shmancy canal house museum, almost like a spoof of it, but with a cat motif. It wasn't cheesy at all and really made me smile!! Recommend visiting right after you visit a canal house museum (like Van Loon).

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Northern Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Always go here when in Amsterdam love this museum as love cats but there is not to much to see it only two floors and on these floors are pictures of all different cats it has a lovely shop were you can buy cat postcards pictures I got kat bag which I love

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Our second stay in the apartment at the Kattenkabinet and we enjoyed it as much as the first time. Great central location and good value for money as each bedroom has its own bathroom and there is a separate sitting room and kitchen. The museum garden was also open and we were able to spend time with all three of... More 

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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Address: Herengracht 497, 1017 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
Price Range: $328 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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