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Open today until 17:00

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Day Opening hours
Mon Closed
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Overview of opening hours
Spaarne 16
2011 CH Haarlem
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023 - 51 60 960

Exterieur Teylers Museum
The first and oldest museum in the Netherlands
Schilderijen aan een groene muur in het museum
Be inspired by the art collection
Een ovale zaal met een balkon helemaal rondom
The Oval Room was opened to the public in 1784

Exhibits include machines that generate electricity and fossils millions of years old, as well as historical books and coins and paintings by Dutch Masters. Teylers Museum in Haarlem surprises visitors with items from the arts and sciences.

Museum of Wonder

Teylers Museum is the Museum of Wonder. Since it opened in 1784, Teylers Museum has been a place to marvel at centuries-old fossils, beautiful stones, ingenious devices, precious books, fascinating coins and medals, fabulous drawings and romantic paintings.

Oldest museum

Teylers Museum is the oldest museum in the Netherlands, and the world’s most authentic 18th-century museum. The interior alone, with its highlight the historic Oval Room, is a sight to behold. It’s as if time has stood still.

Art & science

The modern wing houses frequently changing temporary exhibitions. The topics range between arts and science. The old laboratory of the Nobel laureate Lorentz was opened in 2017. Inside, follow in the footsteps of Einstein and Lorentz and marvel at the Teyler Museum’s highlight, the large electrostatic generator, in action. No visit to the museum is complete without a visit to the beautifully restored Pieter Teyler House, the former residence of the museum’s founder Pieter Teyler.


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