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Teylers Museum, Haarlem
(4.3/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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. Add Teylers Museum and other attractions to your Haarlem trip itinerary using our Haarlem vacation builder.
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  • The building has fascinated me for very long. I had only seen pictures. Who are prettier than the real building, but also that is worth it. The permanent collection objects from the physics is a feast for the eyes. Too bad, only that the operation not always and equally good explains. For people with an interest in physics, it's a great room. Also for children there is some affinity with it. But also make sure that there is sufficient explanation. Get there if necessary, volunteers at explain the functioning of the beautiful models. The tokens are nice. Some give a small insight into the history of various places in Europe. The special exhibition of painting was excellently furnished. Visit small but nice. With lots of detailed explanation. Unfortunately, in a small space where it was almost crowded. Unfortunately also very noisy by some men who need found a type of discussion to keep standing in front of a number of prints.
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  • Interesting museum. The permanent collection is worth and also the theme collections are often interesting. Beautiful building.
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  • The building and exposition material are impressive. The museum is quite small, what makes it easy to orientate. The exposition is not very attractive for children under 10 years. It's all quite stati...  more »
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  • Interesting collection of fossils, minerals, scientific instruments and paintings. Yet, it all looks outdated and could use more explanatory information in the areas with the fossils, minerals and instruments. It is kind of disappointing if you do not know what you are exactly looking at.
  • Nice for the atmosphere, cool exposition and great art gallery. Go if you're interested in the history of science. The actual science is a bit outdated.
  • Beautiful museum with a great collection. There is are quests available for children, they loved it! The museum is withing walking distance from the station and located in a gorgeous building.
  • One of the best museums in Holland! It's got a very nice painting collection and amazing archeological exhibitions. recommend!
  • Beter dan Rijks!