Teylers Museum, Haarlem

4.3
#2 of 12 in Museums in Haarlem
Stroll through two centuries of historical exhibits at Teylers Museum. Opened in 1784, the museum is the oldest in the country, and has changed little since the late 19th century. Explore the cultural history exhibits, which include fossils and minerals, as well as scientific instruments, coins, and encyclopedia collections. Admire the Oval Room, the oldest section and an excellent example of neo-classical architecture. If you'd lke to get a deeper understanding of the exhibits, pick up an audio guide at the start of your visit. A visit to Teylers Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Haarlem trip itinerary builder website to plot your vacation.
Create an itinerary including Teylers Museum
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Teylers Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
959 reviews
Google
4.4
TripAdvisor
  • As I live near Haarlem, I have visited the Teyler's museum many times over the years. With my children when they were quite young, as teenagers and with visiting friends. The museum has something to o...  more »
  • A museum does not have to be huge to pack in a lot of history along with fascinating stories and facts. In Teyler's you will stand where Napoleon stood during his personal visit. From science to art, ...  more »
Google
  • Absolutely amazing. If you have any interest in science or history, this is the place for you. A treasure trove of fossils, geodes, coins, and physics instruments-- even an art collection. Plus the house itself is impressive. We could've easily aren't 4 hours here. Try to schedule your visit around the demonstration.
  • Really loved this museum. It’s display of historical scientific instruments is by far one of the best collections I’ve seen of this type. The museum building is also beautiful and well maintained. The art collection is small but nice. It wasn’t very crowded and the have audio guides in English.
Places to stay near Teylers Museum

Plan your trip to Haarlem

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Haarlem

View all >
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.1
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Haarlem

4.5
Duration: 4​h
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Haarlem

4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Historic Sites in Haarlem

View all >
4.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 30​min
4.2
Duration: 30​min

Museums in Haarlem

3.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Haarlem

4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min