Pieter Teyler left a huge fortune, almost two million guilders, most of which he had invested. In today's terms, it amounted to about EUR 80 million. Teyler had accumulated his wealth as a silk manufacturer, banker and investor. But much of it also came from the estates of his parents, grand ...
Teylers Museum

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Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 The Oval Room:<br> furnishings
Founding and growth
 Thirteen caricatures of<br> van Marum
Main actors
 The Board and the<br> Director
Organisation
 The Enlightenment
Teyler's era
 The first books
Collecting
 Diluvian Man (the man<br> from Noah's flood)
Thinking and doing