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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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  • We visited beautiful place for free because of a power failure. Despite this inconvenience, we enjoyed the beauty of the building, the quality of the written explanations, interest in the subject, so important for the Vietnamese! A visit without reservations!
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  • A fascinating museum - historically and architecturally with excellent herbal teas and other products available for sample/purchase. Visitors receive a brochure upon arrival but to get the most out of...  more »
  • The guide was extremely informative explains ancient and herbal remedies. It was amazing how much was crammed into what appeared to be a small space. Bring water as it was hot inside. Steps make it a ...  more »