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
T [+31] (0)23 516 0960
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Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 Foundation House
Founding and growth
 Vincent Janszoon van der<br> Vinne
Main actors
 The resident caretaker
 A pleasant evening:<br> looking at art
Teyler's era
 The Coin and Medal Room
 The electrostatic<br> generator
Thinking and doing