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Cat art and real cats in a canal house

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Opening hours
Today:  12:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  12:00 - 17:00
Monday:  10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 17:00
Friday:  10:00 - 17:00
45 - 60 minutes
  • Spend a day the feline way at this odd but amazing canal house filled with Bob Meijer's private collection of cat paraphernalia
  • Pet the resident cats and buy cat-related posters and souvenirs in the museum gift shop
  • See cat-themed art work by the greats, including Picasso, Rembrandt, Theophile Alexandre Steinlen and more!

You've heard of cat cafes? Amsterdam's gone and put a far classier spin on the concept with an entire canal house crammed with our feline friends, plus a load of amazing cat-related art! Make someone's day with a surprise visit to The Cat Cabinet and see works by top artists in a series of uniquely styled rooms. It's the purrrfect day out for cat fans everywhere!

The Cat Cabinet museum is housed on the first floor - or piano nobile - of an old canal house on the Herengracht. Prowl your way around Bob Meijer's private collection of cat paraphernalia and see feline-themed pictures, posters, and paintings. Bob dedicated this place to his much-loved ginger cat, John Piermont Morgan (1966-1983). Forget crazy ladies - this guy was the original crazy cat man.

Picture vintage sofas, long, thick and colorful curtains, woodwork dating from the 17th and 18th century and, of course, cats. Everywhere.

There's kitty-themed work by Picasso, Rembrandt, Theophile Alexandre Steinlen, Henriette Ronner Knip, Toulouse-Lautrec and more, but let's face it, you might be too busy petting your new furry friends to look.

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The Cat Cabinet
497,Herengracht, 1017 BT, Amsterdam
Feb 12, 2019
The Cat Cabinet
It's very nice museum!
Feb 10, 2019
The Cat Cabinet
Lovely collection of art, quiet and so cosy. A must do for all art and cat lovers :)
Dec 15, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
small but densely and extravagantly filled with cat art that really made me smile :)
Nov 19, 2018
The Cat Cabinet
Must go for all cat lovers, amazing paintings, I saw two vey friendly cats inside
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

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