In 1803, Teylers Theological Society announced an essay competition on the question ‘What has missionary work achieved so far and what can still be expected?'* Jacob Haafner, traveller and adventurer gave a crystal clear answer: nothing good can be expected from missionary work - just look ...
Teylers Museum

Spaarne 16
2011 CH Haarlem, NL
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Select a starting point
Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 An eyewitness account
Founding and growth
 Napoleon in Teylers<br> Museum
Main actors
 The Holland Society of<br> Sciences
 The Mennonites
Teyler's era
 The travels of Martinus<br> van Marum
 Experimental<br> demonstrations
Thinking and doing