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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  • This museum is very special as it preserves past ideas of collection forming as well as is reaching out to today's public, old and young. Scientific apparatus, archeaology, art, the historic show case...  more »
  • With the museum annual pass you not a museum over and so it can sometimes be a surprising visit. The 2 rooms with paintings are beautiful and entertaining. In the room with old paintings are folders with examples of famous pieces that can be viewed on the table, very nice. The old physical instruments are fascinating to watch and the fossils especially. Very good value for money.
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  • A beautiful old building, with fine wooden display cases full of old books, scientific instruments, bones of extinct animals etc. There are also temporary exhibitions that are very good conceived and a wonderful collection of paintings, especially of the romantic period. Anything but a dusty museum however, everything is very well maintained and equipped with all desired explanation. You can now also visit the lab of Nobel Prize laureate Hendrik Lorentz, who has worked at the Teylers museum, and there a ' theatrical tour ' get those equally hilarious funny is like professionally made and informative.
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  • Museum that looks deceptively small but is jam packed with incredibly interesting artifacts. It might even be my favorite museum in Netherlands! Go with lot of time at hand. It's part of iamsterdam card. Worth making a special visit to Haarlem just for this!
  • Amazing victorian technology museum, the first in the Netherlands. Great exhibits, some of the oldest in Europe. Science is heavily represented and supported by theatrical presentations. We visitied the Lorenz exhibit. Perfect for schools and groups. The surrounding town is also worth a visit.
  • Amazing interactive fun museum with a great collection of impressive displays. Especially the fossils. Highly recommend :)
  • Good mix of minerals fossils and art, very nice architecture and friendly staff. Can be a little crowded but still enjoyable and easy to move around.
  • A little museum with a lot of things to see. Very interesting, pictures, technology from late 1800, fossils and much more. I miss more interaction with tecnological devices. A pity.

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