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The Cat Museum

The museum was established as a place to enjoy studying cats scientifically while playing with them. There is also an art museum where you can enjoy the world of wild and unusual cats. There are around 2,000 items on display in the museum including stuffed tigers and lions, skeletal replicas, cute cat dolls and toys and Lucky Cat Dolls. Visitors can also see and play with 50 cats of 30 species in the museum.

Basic Information


The Cat Museum

Postal Code



7-600 Omuro-Kogen Ito City

Operation Information/Charges

9:00 - 17:00 (entrance by 16:30)

Regular Holidays/Closings

Open all year

Contact Information


The Cat Museum (External Link)




Large Bus Parking

Not available


Small-size cars40car

Equipment and Service in Facilities


Not allowed

Toilet Facilities

Not allowed

Free Wi-Fi

Not available

Eating & Drinking

Not available


If coming by the Tokai Shinkansen:

Atami Station
(Route) Izu-Kogen station, Izukyu Line-->Take the bus bound for Shaboten Park and get off at the ”Omuro Kogen 7 Chome” bus stop.

If driving (Tomei Expressway):

Oimatsuda IC
(Route) From the Tomei Atsugi I.C., take Route 135 through Odawara and Atami. Make a right turn onto Prefectural Highway 111 and then make a left turn at the second traffic signal. From there, drive straight for 400 meters. The museum is on the right.

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