Kuching Cat Museum
Do you love cats? Then this Museum solely dedicated to our feline friends will be right up your alley.
Fundamentally about cats, the Kuching Cat Museum features at least 4,000 cat artifacts, including a mummified cat from Egypt.
The Museum is located right at the Kuching city centre, and shares the same building as the North City Hall Headquarters Building on the ground floor. It is also about 20 kilometres away from the Kuching International Airport.
Opening Days and Hours
The museum is open daily from 09:00 to 17:00, but closed on public holidays.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Admission to the museum is free. However, you will have to pay RM 4 to 5 (USD 0.97 to 1.22) to use your camera inside.
How to Get There
You can choose to either drive or grab a taxi and the ride takes about 15 minutes from the city centre. Public buses are also available, which you can board from the closest bus stand near the museum.
The cat museum is suitable for those who love cats and history. It is a great place for young couples, families, solo travelers, and backpackers.
Time to Spend
2 hours should be sufficient to cover the grounds, enjoy the view, and have a look at the Museum Souvenirs Shop.
Restaurants as well as hawker stalls are available in the city centre, with prices ranging from budget to mid-range.
Another museum you may consider visiting is the Sarawak State Museum, located about 15 minutes away by car.
A number of accommodations are available within the city centre, from home stays to hotels. These range from budget to luxury depending on your preferences.
Good to Know
Kuching, being the capital of Sarawak, is a vibrant city with a mixture of traditional and modern vibe. So spend at least a few nights to truly explore the city itself.