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Cat Museum Print Cat Museum

INTRODUCTION

The Kuching’s Cat Museum is the first museum of its kind in the world. It is managed by Kuching North City Hall and has collection of Cat artefacts acquired from the National Museum which displayed them in one of its galleries in Kuala Lumpur. These collections were bought to Kuching City by the Sarawak Museum and displayed for the first time on 1st August 1988 at the Dewan Tun Abdul Razak.

 

The idea to set up the ‘Cat Museum’ in Kuching which is Malay world for cat was first mooted by none other than the Honourable Chief Minister of Sarawak, Pehin Sri Hj. Abdul Taib Mahmud and his wife Datuk Amar Puan Sri Dr. Hajah Laila Taib. The collections were officially handed over to Kuching North City Hall on the completing of DBKU Headquarters buildingin 1992, in which the museum is situated.

 

LOCATION

The museum is housed on the Lobby Floor of Kuching North City Hall Headquarters on the top of Bukit Siol (Siol Hill) at Jalan Semariang, Petra Jaya, Kuching. It stands 60 meters above sea level overlooking the picturesque view of Kuching City.

The Cat Museum covers an areaof 1,035 sq. meters comprising four galleries with over 4,000 artificats including paintings and memoriable.

OPENING HOURS :

MONDAY - SUNDAY : 9.00am - 5.00pm (EXCEPT PUBLIC HOLIDAY)

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THE GREAT CAT COLLECTION

Gallery A

  •      Santubong (The First Capital of Sarawak)
  •      How Kuching City got its Name?
  •      Kuching City Gallery
  •      White Rajah of Sarawak
  •      Sarawak Governors
  •      Sarawak Nationalist Heroes
  •      Presidents of Kuching Municipal Council
  •      Mayor of Kuching North and Kuching South
  •      Present Kuching City
  •      VIP Gallery
  •      Introduction On Cats
  •      Cats In Malay Community
  •      Cats In Chinese Community
  •      Cats In Orang Ulu Community
  •      Maneki-Neko (Beckoning Cats)
  •      Cats In Japanese Community
  •      Satoru Tsuda

Gallery B

  •      Arched-Back Cats
  •      Cats Fight
  •      Cats in Ancient Egypt
  •      Cat Walk
  •      Cat Nap     Cats at Play
  •      Thomas Stearns Elliot
  •      Catfish
  •      Nakahoma Minoru’s Cat Painting
  •      Cats in Orient Art Collection
  •      Cats In Modern Western Art
  •      Cats in Stamp
  •      Jane Yap Jian Yi’s Collection

 

Gallery C

  •      Five Age of Cat
  •      Cat’s Cemetery
  •      Caring and Holding a Cat
  •      Whiskers
  •      Cats’ Eye
  •      Cats in Cards
  •      Cats in Posters
  •      Various type of the Breeds
  •      Wild Cats of Borneo Gallery
  •      Cat cave
  •      Norwegian Forest Cat
  •      Bengal cat
  •      Cats In Music
  •      Cats In Advertising
  •      Cats in Medieval Period
  •      Stray Cats


Gallery D

  •      Garfield goods collection
  •      Cat  Books Collection
  •      Children’s Corner
  •      Cat as Companion
  •      Collection of Hello Kitty products
  •      Sarawak Cat Gallery
  •      Uptown Cat Contemporary Exhibition
  •      Gifts from Cat Lovers

 

THE RAREST BAY CAT MUMMIFIED CAT CAT FUNERAL
MANEKI-NEKO CAT PHOTOGRAPHY KIOSK CAT WOMAN COLLECTION

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