In his Will, Pieter Teyler had established not only a society for science and art, but also a ‘perpetual association', whose purpose was to engage in ‘topics and materials of all sorts relating to truth and freedom in the Christian religion and in citizenship.' That is, in research relat ...
Teylers Museum

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Select a starting point
Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 The observatory
Founding and growth
 Vincent Janszoon van der<br> Vinne
Main actors
 The resident caretaker
Organisation
 The Democriet Society
Teyler's era
 Pieter Teyler's own<br> collections
Collecting
 Voyages of exploration
Thinking and doing