Cat Musuem (Muzium Kucing Kuching)
|| Bukit Siol, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
||+ 608 244 6688
Cat Museum or Muzium Kucing Kuching is located in Kuching, Sarawak,
in East Malaysia. It is located on the Ground Floor of the Kuching North City Hall
Headquarters Building where the building is situated in Bukit Siol, Jalan Semariang,
Petra Jaya. The museum is situated on the hill of Bukit Siol, around 60 meters
above sea level.
Cat Museum is definitely one place you should visit when you are in the city of cat,
Kuching. It is a plus if you are a cat lover. The theme of the museum - cat is undoubtedly
one of a kind in the world. There are almost everything that are related to cats can be
found in the museum. One interesting fact of the museum is that the cat artifacts
displayed were on show in the year of 1987 for the first time in National Museum,
Kuala Lumpur. Later, the whole displays were transferred to Kuching and the gallery
was officially opened to public in 1988. The museum is filled with articles,
paintings, posters, toys and uncountable figurines of cats.
Apart from posters and paintings of cats, there is also an Egyptian mummified
cat as one of the exhibits in the museum. However, do not that you have to pay
if you wish to take photos of the exhibits with prices varies according to
camera phones, digital cameras and a video camera. Still, entrance fee and
parking requires no charges. Spending a night or two in Kuching wound be
the best as a one day trip is not sufficient. Being the capital of Sarawak,
Kuching has a lot to offer. There are many hotels standing in the state of
Kuching. Hotels offered in a wide range, from budget hotels to 5 star hotels
including Pullman Kuching and Merdeka Palace Hotel are all to be seen. Thus,
accommodation in Kuching would not be a problem to tourists.
Shopping is a must when you travel to a new place or country. However,
you must aware exactly of what you want to get such as souvenirs or food
and of course, where to get them. There are quite a number of shopping malls
in Kuching namely The Spring and Boulevard Mall. Like ordinary malls, you
can get almost anything there and there are cinemas in the malls. If you
fancy souvenirs with bargains, head to Main Bazaar and Satok Sunday Market
as they offer all kinds of souvenirs and handicrafts.
To get to the Cat Museum, take the bus - Petra Jaya Transport No.
2B or 2C anywhere in the city. You can also drive to the museum. Firstly,
drive to Satok Suspension Bridge, and then drive to Normah Medical Centre.
Then, turn to Jalan Semariang and head to the DBKU.