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FITO Museum, Ho Chi Minh City

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Visit FITO Museum to examine a collection of almost 3,000 items related to Vietnamese medical practice, with some artifacts dating all the way back to the Stone Age. The exhibited implements used for medical purposes include knives, grinders, pots, and jars, as well as characteristic household objects such as scales, cabinets, teapots, and ceramics. As you roam the traditionally designed museum, notice the preserved old books and documents regarding the history of Vietnamese medicine. Besides asking employees for more details, you can also watch an informative documentary about the evolution of Vietnam's traditional medicine. Using our international travel planner, Ho Chi Minh City attractions like FITO Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • October 5, 2017
    This unique building is set up as a traditional Vietnamese pharmacy showing all the herbs, pots and process for making traditional herbal medicines. Beautiful building. Our local guide shared so much ...  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    Ticket prices too high for Free people! Advertising information is not correct, as to where incredibly disappointed. Here is my personal opinion
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  • September 24, 2017
    I think how much you enjoy the museum depends on your guide. The video you watch at the beginning is old but interesting. There are lots of interesting things in the museum, but our guide tried so har...  more »

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