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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to FITO Museum by using our Ho Chi Minh City holiday planner.
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  • Very interesting to learn about that kind of medecine. Fun too to see all the mixtures for every possible problem. Unique. We recommend it  more »
  • This museum is privately owned. I walked from district one to reach this place. Apparently you will see less of pedestrian walk and convenience store along the way. Entrance fee is quite expensive for...  more »
  • DO NOT GO... I've lived in Vietnam for more than two years. This was the worst museum and I would never recommend this place (coming from someone who studies herbs and medicine) I came with my family ...  more »

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