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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. Add Teylers Museum and other attractions to your Haarlem trip itinerary using our Haarlem vacation builder.
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  • We spent a nice few hours wandering round this interesting collection housed in a lovely building. The expansion plans also sound interesting with Teylers house due to be opened to the public. There i...  more »
  • The Teylers museum is a fun, beautiful old building, impressive hall with very high dome. The route through the museum of the Watteau exhibition was a real exam card reading. But you was along the paintings from the permanent collection. See my picture. The exhibition was fun, the modern variation on his womens clothing drawings fell against me. Nice idea, though.
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  • We had a combined ticket for the Frans Hals and Teyler museum. Had expected more, fell a bit against. The Teyler museum is located in a beautiful building. Pretty soon, do not run, not really our museum. But that can ... no disputing about tastes.
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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 Yet, it all looks outdated and could use more explanatory information in the areas with the fossils, minerals and instruments.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 The actual science is a bit outdated.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!