Unfortunately, we are temporarily closed due to the lockdown.

Visitor information

Unfortunately, we are temporarily closed due to the lockdown.

Although the museum is closed, we share posts about houseboats, the history of shipping, and other curious things related to (house)boats on instagram!

Entrance fee

Adults € 4,50
Children 5 t/m 15 years € 3,50
Children < 5 years Free
Groups of 10+ persons € 3,50
Annual Museumcard
€ 3,50
Iamsterdam City Card Free
Amsterdam Pass /Go City Pass  Free

Tickets are only available on board.

Your visit will sustain the preservation of this maritime legacy. The museum is a private, independent initiative which operates entirely without subsidy.

Group visits

  • Please register groups of 10+ persons via email: info@houseboatmuseum.nl.
  • Please split up large groups into smaller groups of 10-15 persons, depending on the number of visitors already on board.
  • Upon arrival the tour-guide/teacher should enter first to register and pay.
  • Visiting time: 15-20 minutes depending on the interest of the group.
  • On request we can provide teachers with suggestions for questions to be answered by the students/children during their visit.
  • Discount for groups of 10 or more: € 3,50 (16 years and older) or € 2,50 (5- 15 years).
  • Tourguide/leader has free entrance.
  • Payment upon arrival: cash or by Debit- or Credit card.
  • Please let us know if the group visit is cancelled or you are going to be more than one hour later.


  • Payment by cash or by Debit- or Credit card.
  • Plenty headroom inside.
  • Photography allowed onboard.
  • Coffee / cappuccino / tea / soft drinks available.
  • Museum shop with books about houseboats etc.


The Houseboat Museum is moored in the Prinsengracht, just outside the Jordaan area. By foot it is only 5 minutes from Westermarkt (Anne Frank House).

Prinsengracht 296 K
1016 HW Amsterdam

+31 (0)20 42 70 750