Houseboat Museum, Amsterdam

3.9
#32 of 120 in Museums in Amsterdam
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. Plan your visit to Houseboat Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Amsterdam trip planner .
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  • Took me a while to find this museum --- cleverly it's on a canal -- duh. Doesn't take much time to go through it, but interesting to see how much could be put in a houseboat and contemplate how diffic...  more »
  • This is a short museum visit but very interesting all the same. Discover life on a canal barge. Well worth a half hour stop off.  more »
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  • Lovely opportunity to peak into a houseboat. Lovely details and I loved the fact that you can drink a cappuccino or a tea in the lovely and cozy lounge. Cheap entrance price and a lovely experience.
  • Small. Quick in and out. Some cool stories and artifacts. But if you're used to boats, it's really not a mind blowing experience. Not worth the price imo. This would be low priority to visit compared to the many other places you can visit in Amsterdam.
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