In his Will, Pieter Teyler had established not only a society for science and art, but also a ‘perpetual association', whose purpose was to engage in ‘topics and materials of all sorts relating to truth and freedom in the Christian religion and in citizenship.' That is, in research relat ...
Teylers Museum

Spaarne 16
2011 CH Haarlem, NL
T [+31] (0)23 516 0960
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Select a starting point
Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 The Paintings Room
Founding and growth
 'Plantlust':<br> delighting in plants
Main actors
 The resident caretaker
 The Enlightenment
Teyler's era
 Drawings by Dutch<br> artists: paying good<br> prices
 Experimental<br> demonstrations
Thinking and doing