Houseboat Museum, Amsterdam

3.8
#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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  • Will take you less than an hour. Very well preserved. There is a little movie to watch. (mind your head). Not a “ must see” but shows you life on a canal house boat  more »
  • The visit to the Houseboat Museum lasted no more than 1 hour, but it was a good hour we spent there! A nice experience, with a good impact on how life is aboard a houseboat.
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  • Very nice and small museum. I was always very curious to visit an house boat and understand the organization and daily life of a family living on it. They have a paper guide, explaining everything in many different languages, that you can follow almost every single detail inside. I was amazed how spacious it felt inside. The Staff was very kind.
  • I loved this museum! It's basically a house boat filled with information about house boats. So, only go if you like/are interested in house boats. It's small, but they've used the space really well.
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