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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  • We actually were pretty excited to get inside one of the houseboats on the canals as these look really cool. However, this was more of a history lesson on this specific boat than informing about more ...  more »
  • My boyfriend has been trying to convince me to buy and live on a tug boat converted into a houseboat. This gave me a really good idea of what it is like to live on a houseboat and got me thinking abou...  more »
  • Visited free thanks to the I Amsterdam card this museum is well worth the attention of tourists to this beautiful city. Allows you to fully understand how you can play the daily grind on a home anchored on channels and how to optimize the space available. Honestly I would pay very low cost ticket with pleasure. Not to be missed
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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.