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Houseboat Museum (Woonboot Museum)

Opposite Prinsengracht 296, 1016 HW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 427 0750
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Opposite Prinsengracht 296, 1016 HW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 427 0750
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an inexpensive attraction and a great way to get inside of a houseboat. although this is not a modern day houseboat it is more like a living museum. the tour does not take long and since it has been a few years since...More

Thank 111robin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The houseboat museum was one of the highlights of our week in Amsterdam; the owner was very welcoming, the boat was bigger inside than I expected and very informative. We left and went straight to the nearest cafe to sit and discuss whether we could...More

Thank hayleykb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It only takes 15 minutes to wander through this old houseboat. It started out as a barge. Was a houseboat, now is just a museum, nobody lives there. Neat to see

1  Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had seen many different sizes and shapes of houseboats while on one of the City Canal Cruises, so were intrigued to see what they were like inside. There is not much space and taller people will need to watch their heads for several parts...especially when...More

Thank LiviPete
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is included in the I Amsterdam Card so we decided to check it out since it was on our way to other sights. Cute little houseboat! I am surprised how many people can sleep in it (beds seem tiny though). Some areas you have...More

Thank Tofurry
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Small, 10 minutes max Went here on a well known card that includes entry to many attractions and museums in Amsterdam. Would not have paid to visit here otherwise.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Having seen all the houseboats we were eager to explore one and this was well worth the trip. We want one!

Thank DKGreen67
Reviewed 2 September 2017

When I saw all the houseboats in Amsterdam I was very curious to see inside one. This particular houseboat, The Hendrika Maria, was converted from a cargo ship. It is over 100 years old. Inside is more spacious than I thought it would be. It's...More

Thank Sherrel H
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Houseboat Museum isn't really a museum, it's just a chance to get on-board and get an understanding of how houseboats work. It's an extremely interesting experience that I thoroughly recommend. There are no "Wow" moments or great inspiration, but this really helps when you...More

1  Thank Jay H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I visited here in July with my fiancee whilst visiting the Dam for the weekend. This was a great wee place to visit, it shows you what its like to live on a houseboat. The receptionist was a young friendly girl, its located in a...More

Thank blackfluffy_kat
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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