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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TripAdvisor
  • If you are fascinated with house boats, this is the perfect attraction for you. You walk around a houseboat that is now a museum and read along with a guide with information about the boat and housebo...  more »
  • A great stop on a cycling day around Amsterdam. Inexpensive enough. Interesting to see the layout, a short film about houseboats. Museum owner is a former 22 year houseboat dweller himself! There's a ...  more »
  • Very interesting, you can hop on one of the many typical houseboats in Amsterdam and see how "working" life on board. To improve the Guide translated into Italian as there were a lot of mistakes ...
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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.