Houseboat Museum, Amsterdam
(3.4/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Get a glimpse into what it's like to live on a houseboat at Houseboat Museum. The floating museum is located along the Prinsengrach on the Hendrika Maria, a 1914 freighter for sand and gravel that's been converted into a living museum. Step aboard and receive a laminated guide so you can explore on your own. Walk around the boat, which is the size of an average Amsterdam apartment, and learn how all areas of the space within are utilized. Put Houseboat Museum and other Amsterdam attractions into our Amsterdam vacation route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Definitely worth a visit for all those who like to know how it is to live on a real House boat would. In any case, there are enough to discover on the Boot...und will perfectly inforniert through flyers in different languages, videos and lots of information panels in the boat itself. Our visit lasted but no longer than 30 minutes. Bottom line: Small, fine - very informative Museum!
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  • Small museum which can be visited in barely 20'. It shows life on the canals of Amsterdam. With the website of the Museum on his smartphone entry is € 1 cheaper for visitors.
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  • It is so nice to see the inside of a typical houseboat and understand how life differs living on the canal. It's inexpensive to go inside and lovely to see how life is on a boat. Every available space...  more »
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  • Interesting and Fun. The entrance is not too expensive (around 4 euros) and the visit takes less than one hour. It is interesting to see how a house-boat looks from inside. It is well kept; useful information and videos are displayed inside.
  • Overrated price, 4.5uero. You see the history of the boat, i wanted to see a "real house boat", its a 5 minut visit. No more.
  • It is a real houseboat which you can visit. You get a sheet that explains the different rooms and functions of the houseboat. It would have been nice to make it a little more interactive. But it is a nice little museum and if you have not much time, you can go there. It just costs 4€ and you will be done withing half an hour.
  • Wow 5 star trip advice recommended
  • It is houseboat which is used to live in before, covered in to the museum.