Teylers Museum

Teylers Museum, Haarlem

Teylers Museum, Haarlem


The oldest museum in the Netherlands

Haarlem - Teylers museum opened its doors as early as 1784. It is the first and oldest museum in the Netherlands. The museum houses the diverse collections of the wealthy Haarlem cloth and silk manufacturer Pieter Teyler. It is a true cabinet of curiosities.

Teylers museum has a diverse collection ranging from fossils to prints, books and 19th century paintings to physical instruments such as an electrostatic generator.

The Oval Room is the oldest part of the museum. This room was completely restored and reopened in June 2011. Despite the renovation, the oval room is still the most beautiful part of the Teyler Museum where you travel back in time.

Teylers is not only the oldest museum in the Netherlands, but also one of the oldest in Europe, after the Oxford Ashmolean Museum and the British Museum in the UK.

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    Adress and visitor information

    Teylers Museum

    Address: Spaarne 16
    Postal code and City: 2011 CH  Haarlem
    Province/Region: Noord-Holland
    Phone: +31(0)23 5160960
    Email: info@teylersmuseum.nl
    Web: teylersmuseum.nl

    Visit: An average visits takes approx. 2,5 hours.
    Be sure to check the website or call for opening times and admission as some places are closed, for example on Sundays or Mondays.

    Let op: The locations on the map are indicational. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route. The map shows up to 8 locations in the area. Want to see all locations? Check our Hotspot map or use the Search option on this website.



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