Your Guide to the World's Cat Museums
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Though these Museums share a love for cats, they are separate and not affliliated with each other.
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
The Lucky Cat Museum
located inside the Essex Art Studios
Est. October 2012
Open Tuesday - Saturday
from 3:00PM-6:00PM
(Closed Sunday & Monday)
Seto, Japan
Maneki Neko Museum
Est. 2000, moved to Seto in 2005
Open to the public six days a week
(Closed Tuesdays)
 
website in Japanese and English
Okayama, Japan
Maneki Neko Art Museum
Est. October 1994
Open to the public six days a week
(Closed Wednesdays)

website in Japanese only
     
Silva, North Carolina, USA
American Museum of the House Cat
Est. 2017
Open Tuesday - Saturday
from 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday Noon-5:00pm
(Closed Monday)
Alliance, Ohio, USA
CFA Foundation Feline Historical Museum
Est. 2010
Open Tuesday - Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm

(Closed Sunday & Monday)
Kuching, Malaysia
The Cat Museum
Est. 1993
Open to the public seven days a week
9:00am-5:00pm
     
Ludwigshafen, Germany
Katzinett - Katzenmuseum
website in German and English
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Katten Kabinet
Est. 1990
Open to the public seven days a week
website in Italian and English
Kotor, Montenegro
Museo del Gatto
(Cats Museum)

Open to the public seven days a week
10:00am-8:00pm
     
Minsk, Belarus
Cat Museum
Open to the public six days a week
(Closed Mondays)
 
website in Russian w/ other language options
Šiauliai, Lithuania
Cat's Museum
Est. 1990

Open to the public five days a week
(Closed Sunday & Monday)
 
Singapore
Lion City Kitty
Museum & Cat Shelter

NOTICE! Losing their lease in June! Needs to
rehome 24 cats & kittens and donations to find a new location!
Open to the public in two hour sessions
Wednesday - Sunday
website in English