Only available on board. Are you visiting with a group of 10+ persons? Please let us know in advance.

Visitor information

Here you can find all information to visit the museum.

Opening hours

Tuesday10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 17:00
Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Closed Extra open
January 1st (New Year’s Day) Easter Monday
January 10th – 25nd  2022 (winterclosure) Whit Monday
April 27th (Kingsday)
1st Saturday of August (Canal Parade)
December 25th and 26th

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:
  • 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