Pieter Teyler was born on March 25, 1702 in Haarlem. His parents were Isaac Teyler and Mary van der Hulst. In the tradition of his Scottish Mennonite family, he took the lot of the poor and the orphaned to heart. As well as donating money, he took up their cause in local politics - not just for memb ...
Teylers Museum

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Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 The Reading Room
Founding and growth
 Lavoisier, van Marum,<br> and oxygen theory
Main actors
 Teylers prize medals
Organisation
 The Democriet Society
Teyler's era
 The first books
Collecting
 Adams' orrery
Thinking and doing