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Museum Boat

Smits Koffiehuis | Stationsplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 530 1092
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Small but extraordinary

I was astonished with the way of life on boats in Amsterdam, I fell in love immediately. We didn't... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Zagreb, Croatia
Nice experience in boat house living

We have time to stroll along different canals and found a boat museum which allowed visitors to... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Hong Kong, China
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26 Jul 2017
“Small but extraordinary”
18 Apr 2017
“Nice experience in boat house living”
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Smits Koffiehuis | Stationsplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I was astonished with the way of life on boats in Amsterdam, I fell in love immediately. We didn't have high expectations comparing to widely popular museums in Amsterdam, but it was extraordinary.

Thank sdomich
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We have time to stroll along different canals and found a boat museum which allowed visitors to embark on the boat to view the different partitions inside. A nice experience and good explanation by the boat dweller.

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We spotted this online before we arrived and had to visit. First time on a house boat and it was amazing to see the history of that boat. We where the only ones on it and it was very cheap.

Thank MeganNewry
Reviewed 22 June 2016

It is a real boat-house with all the furniture inside, so you really feel how it is to live inside that kind of boats. A way of living that I envy but I'm not sure if I could do it since living in a boat...More

Thank Cátia G
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I love house museums and this is the first houseboat museum I've ever visited. It was great to see how a family might live on a boat, and learn a bit about how they are made and some of the history. Adorable wee place. I...More

Thank nearly
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Only problem was that it was the hottest weekend in August and the boat was very hot inside, I should have taken a sun hat and sunglasses - but the views were good.

Thank ddobson
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Museum Boat or Houseboat Museum( Woonboat museum) or Houseboatmuseum Amsterdam, all three are on the sites of Tripadvisor. But this one has the wrong address. Smits Koffiehuis is a restaurant in front of Central Station

1  Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 7 July 2014

just one galleon there you can walk on and the rest in model boats and black and white photographs , not a patch on the Liverpool Maritime museum :) , but ok if you are into galleons

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 October 2013

A nice example of life on a house boat. A little hard to find. If it is open look for the red tourist flag flying above it. It only costs $3.50. It is interesting and nice. Doesn't take long to see it all! would recommend...More

Thank RhiannaKaur
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Nice example of Dutch life on the boat. Was surprisingly interesting for me =) When I just arrived to Amsterdam wanted to understand culture and life attitudes of the people - this experience was exactly what I needed. By the way boat appartment rent costs...More

Thank Elena_Haliaka
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
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