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Cat Museum

Kuching City Hall, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 82-446 688
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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."
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good31%
  • Average40%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“cat lovers” (61 reviews)
“cat related” (19 reviews)
“take photos” (29 reviews)
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Kuching City Hall, Kuching, Malaysia
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+60 82-446 688
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Reviewed today

Sadly, we didnot want to go here but it was part of our package deal with Cultural village. It is super bizarre and unnecessary product on so many levels. I guess this is only for cat lovers but even some of them were in deep...More

Thank intrepidCRO
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Entrance ia free but must leave camera and mobile phone at the counter, unless u pay a small fee. Its a place inside the Kuching North townhall, thus it collect all memobilia given found by them related to cats inside. a few nice photo session...More

Thank fat_miao
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is only fitting that this 'city of cats' has a cat museum. There is a lot of facts and information with exhibits, artefacts, photos and souvenirs devoted to cats. There is no entrance fee but a fee is charged for cameras and video cameras....More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free to enter, but have to pay a few MYR if you want to take in a phone or camera. Lots of interesting and odd stories, pictures and art work. An hour visit is enough. Kuching meas cat so this museum has relevance to the...More

Thank Rydens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cat Museum - Kuching, Sarawak The Kuching Cat Museum or Muzium Kucing as it is called in the National Language is a unique museum in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia, that is dedicated entirely to cats. In 1993 the Sarawak chief minister and his wife mooted...More

Thank chew eng o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free Entry for Visitors... however, you would have to pay RM3 for taking photos within the museum. would probably interest cat-lovers more.. Spent about 30 mins there... This place would probably be a good place to visit when it rains.. I visited on a Sunday,...More

2  Thank IvanS225
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place n suitable to bring the kids here n for those who loves cats. I have been here and my nephews really love here...will visit again here

Thank Grconfire
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Now, calling this a museum doesn't really accurate, more like a cat gallery! There's just random collection of cat memorabilia and some random fact and association. But since it's located at the local gov building atop a hill over looking kuching skyline, that would be...More

Thank AngSiongHuat
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is cute little museum lives up to its name and the symbol of Kuching (Cat city) - its all about cats. Be aware there are no live cats on display but lots of facts and artefacts about cats. If you are a cat fan...More

1  Thank moonlotus18
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Lots of pictures and artifacts featuring cats. Among the highlights: a chart showing how to tell the room temperature based on a cat, an exhibit listing all the different feline species, pictures of cats doing karate moves with each other

1  Thank Chip_cj9
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30 January 2017|
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Response from Shahmudin K | Reviewed this property |
As this is the Chinese New Year holidays the museum might be closed till 31 Jan. If you are an ardent cat lover tis place may suit you. Tis one of the few 'outdated' places i have seen during my years of... More
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