Kattenkabinet (Cat Cabinet)

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Housed in a grand 17th-century canal house (and a location for the film Ocean's 12), the Cat Cabinet differs from Amsterdam's more notorious pussy palaces. It's a veritable temple to the feline form: in fact, it boasts that it's the world's only museum with a permanent exhibition devoted to cats, and so far no one's come forward to disagree. Paintings, statues, posters and cattish ephemera fill the vast rooms, guarded (after a fashion) by moggies who spend the time lying around, cocking a silent snook at guests.

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Venue name: Kattenkabinet (Cat Cabinet)
Contact:
Address: Herengracht 497
Amsterdam

Opening hours: Open 10am-2pm Tue-Fri; 1-5pm Sat, Sun.
Transport: Tram 1, 4, 9, 14, 16, 24, 25.
Price: Admission €5; €2.50 under-12s.
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