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The Cat Cabinet

The Cat Cabinet (Het KattenKabinet) is puuurrfectly located in the 'Golden Bend' of the Herengracht. Situated on the classically-furnished piano nobile of a storied 17th-century canal house, there are many rooms full of cat paraphernalia (and real cats).

This house (and the one next to it) were once the property of the Van Eeghen family. In 1985 it was bought by the Stichting Herengracht 497 and restored, eventually becoming the feline-filled fantasy it is today.

It's an easy tram or bike ride from most places in Amsterdam.

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Customer reviews

Sep 4, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
Good trip, only takes about 20 minutes to look around
Aug 14, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
The collection was great to look at but sadly I didn't get to meet any cats
Jul 18, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
Very unique and wonderful museum. A must for cat lovers!
Jul 8, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
Well worth going to see, especially if you are a cat lover. We saw two cats in residence, who were very friendly. As well as the cat art, I enjoyed seeing the decor of the house, it was amazing.
Jun 22, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
This was interesting and fun for cat lovers especially.
May 11, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
Kitteh! Everywhere kitties! They even had a lovely black and white cat cuddle on the sofa :D
Apr 16, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
Only one cat!
Jan 26, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
Fantastic quick and promt.
Jan 16, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
I just love cats!
Aug 20, 2017
The Cat Cabinet
It was lovely to see inside a traditional Dutch property (I am from the UK).
We got to see the 4 lovely cats who all enjoyed a fuss. Certainly worth a visit if you love cats. Friendly reception staff and nice shop downstairs.