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FITO Museum, Ho Chi Minh City
(4.2/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We enjoyed the building very much indeed - a visual delight. The guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic, though his English is very accented. An hour or so of a very pleasant escape from the hurly b...  more »
  • Impressive, and I love this museum very much. Owned by a medical PhD, this is a private museum, showcased the journey of Vietnamese traditional museum. Very impressive with lots of attention to detail...  more »
  • I had a great time at FITO Museum looking at the prehistoric items on display, taking photographs, and even trying on the robes there! The tour guides were also very friendly and offered to put on the...  more »