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Teyler Museum Haarlem
The Teyler Museum in Haarlem was founded in consequence of a bequest of Pieter Teyler van der Hulst (died 1778), a wealthy Haarlem merchant.
The collections of the museum include objects of natural history collection of fossils, minerals, historical scientific instruments and paintings by Dutch artists of the 19th century, and a collection of etchings and drawings by earlier masters.
The museum was designed by architect Leendert Viervant (1752–1801) in 1779. The old building has been enlarged by a wing in the Renaissance style, erected in 1894 on the side next the Spaarne.
The Teyler Museum is the oldest museum in The Netherlands.
Address Teyler Museum Haarlem:
2011 CH Haarlem, The Netherlands
Telephone: +31 (0)23-5319010
Visit the official website of the Teyler Museum Haarlem.
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