Wybrand Hendriks Circle

Starting at €2,500 a year for five years

Your Friendship with Teylers Museum

For friends and patrons Teylers Museum is all about discovering and learning together, to know and to understand. We would like to share our stories with you and hear what you deem most important. Friends and patrons are essential to us. Due to the kind gifts of Friends and patrons restoration projects of the museum are supported, new purchases can be made and exciting activities for young and old can be organized. Thanks to your contribution, our dreams can be realized, and thanks to your insights we find inspiration to realize our ambitions. For lovers of science, art and heritage there are circles with a specific focus on content. As a member of one of those circles you will receive special and exclusive privileges.

Become a member of the Wybrand Hendriks Circle

Starting at donations of € 2,500 per year for five years

Your heart lies with art and history and your contribution is mainly for the art collections of the museum. You also contribute to the plans for Pieter Teylers Huis.

You support us for five years and enjoy the following privileges:

  • Twice a year a separate meeting in which you talk with the head curator of Arts, Terry van Druten, about the current art projects and the progress of Pieter Teylers Huis.
  • An invitation to the annual Art Talk, organized exclusively for Wybrand Hendriks Circle, in which a current topic is reviewed.

Of course you also enjoy all other Friends privileges, namely:

  • Unlimited and free entrance to the museum for 2 people
  • A subscription to the museum magazine Teylers Magazijn (approximately 3x per year)
  • Special activities for friends and patrons, such as Spring Day and Autumn Day with an exclusive behind the scenes programme
  • Every year a private view of an exhibition
  • Annually the opportunity to participate in a Friends Excursion
  • Invitations to openings of exhibitions (Leonardo da Vinci in 2018)
  • You can take part in the annual Sky Watcher Circle event
  • Once every two years you have the opportunity to participate in an exclusive foreign Sky Wacther tour guided by on of the curators
  • If you wish, you will be mentioned in the Teylers Museum annual report
  • Loyal members, who have been donating to the museum for 10 years or longer, are invited to an exclusive Art appreciation every five years.

Since 1 January 2014, you can register your donation through a written Donation Agreement between you and the Teylers Museum Friends Fund. Which means that no notarial deed has to be made.


Would you prefer more information about becoming a beneficient to Teylers Museum? Send an email to . Calling the Partners & Benefactors department is of course also possible, tel. 023-5531984.