For very many years, essay competitions were a popular way of encouraging people throughout Europe to devote themselves to science. This was particularly so in the eighteenth century - the century of ‘sociability'. Usually, anyone, anywhere in Europe, could enter these competitions. In many Eu ...
Teylers Museum

Spaarne 16
2011 CH Haarlem, NL
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Select a starting point
Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 An eyewitness account
Founding and growth
 Van Marum the<br> mineralogist
Main actors
 Teylers Museum and the<br> Holland Society of<br> Sciences
 Promoting the arts
Teyler's era
 The van der Meulen<br> auction
 Diluvian Man (the man<br> from Noah's flood)
Thinking and doing