Teylers Museum, Haarlem

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Stroll through two centuries of historical exhibits at Teylers Museum. Opened in 1784, the museum is the oldest in the country, and has changed little since the late 19th century. Explore the cultural history exhibits, which include fossils and minerals, as well as scientific instruments, coins, and encyclopedia collections. Admire the Oval Room, the oldest section and an excellent example of neo-classical architecture. If you'd lke to get a deeper understanding of the exhibits, pick up an audio guide at the start of your visit. A visit to Teylers Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Haarlem trip itinerary builder website to plot your vacation.
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  • August 15, 2017
    The Teyler's Museum was on my bucket list so there today put a green check mark behind. Is really a museum for the enthusiast. My love for old mostly colorless stones and minerals is not very large so I have today confirmed once again seen. The old coins I found definitely be worth checking out. Ran around with the idea that the there here 50 years ago looked exactly the same. Bit heavy, gloomy, far from attractive and past glory but totally fine for lovers of course. However, I had me here after all these rave reviews more of suggested.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Who of the genre hold ... Topper Beautiful interior design. At the back a drink ... very nice
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  • August 13, 2017
    The oldest museum in the Netherlands is in terms of building a museum in itself. Great, what a grandeur. In addition to the usual old masters and prints the museum has a technical/scientific collection of says. The history of a lot of things that we regard as normal today is presented. A must for all young people who are married with their mobile phone: there is a lot of thinking to preceded! And that's just one example. Highly interesting all.
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  • June 11, 2017
    It's a neat museum! Lots of interesting collections. Not too big, a couple hours here and you'd see everything. Be sure to take a free audioguide if you don't speak Dutch!
  • June 18, 2017
    Great mix of exhibits, something for everyone. Could have a couple of hands on exhibits for children. Fantastic building.
  • April 16, 2017
    Free English audio guide is available and it is super interesting to listen to the stories and the explanations. In the first section, you will see very fascinating fossils. How they are displayed is very clasic old fashion, which makes everything even more interesting!
  • July 6, 2017
    Very cool museum. Collection of many old science instruments. English audio explanation of some.
  • May 2, 2017
    Oldest museum in the country, very old set up, the museum is a museum piece in itself. Today we visited the temporary exhibition, Watteau (mostly drawings, most interesting picture was the oldest version of Embarkation for Cythera, not the more famous one at the Louvre).

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Many visitors to Haarlem choose to stay in the historical town center, which offers easy access to the city's outstanding museums. Centrally located four- and five-star rooms and suites offer all the amenities you need, but they also come at a steep price. For slightly less expensive lodgings, check out the good-value guesthouses and self-catering apartments just minutes from the city's main train station. You can also visit Haarlem from nearby Amsterdam, which offers a greater variety of affordable hotel and hostel rooms.
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