Cat Musuem (Muzium Kucing Kuching)

Location: Sarawak

Location Info

Address: Bukit Siol, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Office Number: + 608 244 6688

District » Kuching


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.