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Address: Kuching City Hall, Kuching, Malaysia
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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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Air conditioned museum for a hot humid day. If you have no interest in cats, you will not like the museum. It is literally all about cats! Entry is free. If you would like to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Perth, Australia
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BINTULU
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43 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not up to our expectation, the place is a run down with dusty display & yet have to pay so much, remember to declare your handphone as you need to pay for your handphone as well rm3 per hp or you need to leave it at the counter. Nothing much to see, you can make your own cat museum in... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Air conditioned museum for a hot humid day. If you have no interest in cats, you will not like the museum. It is literally all about cats! Entry is free. If you would like to take photos with your phone or camera it costs you. It's RM 3 for phone use.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ser the title: that's what it is. Even cat food on display. Fun when you have an hour left, costs about 50 ringit for a van ride from the city centre and back

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unusuall museum is placed in the city hall, far from the city center. If you are not really a cat lover it is not worth to come... The exibition is a bit kitchy with strange items and mostly photographs...

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Taiping, Perak, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i like cat so i like this all about cat cat and cat and not much relate to history. no entrance fee but will charge for camera/phone/recorder

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

it is a museum dedicated for cat freaks. all you need to know about cat can be found here. the museum is a bit out of the town and entrance is free.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one very unique museum to visit. It has a lot of objects facts and everything to do with cats. The collection of cat memorabilia are particularly interesting. A small entry fee plus extra if you want to take photo with your camera (or phones). Outside of the building, you can take in the panoramic view of the city,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

If you adore cats this is for you but not worth the long drive otherwise, All cat owners will be thrilled .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

My cousin and I visited the cat museum. It's not central to the city so we used Uber to get to and from the museum. Entry was free but if you wanted to take photos you had to pay for that. The museum has everything about cats that you can imagine - from stuffed cats through to kitty litter. Was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Quite a collection of cat inspired articles. Also displayed local cat idioms and general cat facts. I am a dog person, but was quite impressed with the effort. Some of the pictures on display need to be improved - not well cropped and images were either 'squashed' or 'pulled' out of shape - I would be ashamed to have these... More 

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