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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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  • Here you can get a good look at the old alternative medicine. The staff explain wordy and interesting ;-) There are really nice and unusual exhibits to discover.
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  • We saw the War Remnants Museum the day before so this was a nice counter-balance. The building that the museum is housed in is stunning, and the tour takes you down each floor while you examine aspect...  more »
  • 在博物館內看到許多熟悉的藥材,和熟悉的語言(中文),寫著許多古時候的治療方法,依照人體五臟六腑的自然法則,看完再度深深愛上的中醫。