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“Rembrandts Etchings”
Review of Teylers Museum

Teylers Museum
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$35.30*
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2 Hour Private Walking Tour of Haarlem
Ranked #7 of 88 things to do in Haarlem
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Anyone who opens the museum's heavy door on the bank of the River Spaarne sees at a glance what it is that inspires such enthusiasm. The museum breathes the atmosphere of the 18th and 19th centuries - the Age of the Enlightenment - when people were busily gathering knowledge about the world. Teylers Museum, museum of wonder, is a world in itself, one that you will never forget. Teylers Museum is the best-preserved 18th-century public knowledge institution for the arts and sciences in the world. It has been open to the public since 1784, welcoming all those who are eager to look at paintings and drawings by the Old Masters, magnificent minerals, ingenious scientific instruments, precious books, and centuries-old fossils. The museum's interior alone, with the monumental Oval Room as pièce de resistance, is a truly remarkable attraction. It is the only authentic 18th-century museum interior in the world.
Reviewed December 28, 2013

We went there especially to see their temporary exhibition of Rembrandts etchings. It was really good. Teylors owns a great deal of Rembrandts art work and it was really good to see his etchings as I had never heard about them before. The museum is in a beautiful building and the gift shop is really nice!

Thank Jacqueline H
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Reviewed December 23, 2013

Lovely old-fashioned displays and temporary exhibitions. Modern cafe and shop. English language leaflet available.

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Reviewed December 20, 2013

The permanent collection consists of a collection of antique scientific instruments. Although I'm a scientists I didn't find these very interesting. The temporary exhibition space changes frequently, but the couple of the exhibitions I've seen have been equally uninteresting.

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Reviewed December 1, 2013

If you are into 18th and 19th century scientific equipment, this is the museum for you. The best display of ancient mechanical and electrical equipment I have seen. Fascinating.

Thank Tatelyle
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Reviewed November 28, 2013

The place has some good collection of fossils and old dutch currency....The are some amazing landscapes and self potratit of Frans Hals....The meusuem guides are also a great help in understanding the collection....A must visti for all the art and physics lovers..!!!!

Thank Nikhil V
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