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Alexandre Yersin Museum, Nha Trang
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Discover the history of the founder of Nha Trang’s Pasteur Institute at the Alexandre Yersin Museum. The famous bacteriologist introduced rubber and quinine-producing trees to Vietnam. Dr Yersin also discovered the rat-borne microbe that is the cause of the bubonic plague. Walking through the museum, see a vast collection of laboratory equipment and letters related to his work and contributions to science. Take a guided tour and see a short film on Dr Yersin’s life. His legacy remains through the continued vaccines and medical research work of the Pasteur Institute Add Alexandre Yersin Museum to your Nha Trang travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Nha Trang family vacation planner.
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  • Good opportunity to learn about an influential scientist. It's a little musty overall, but in this way that endeared me to it. Doesn't take a whole lot of time, but I felt it was time well spent. Loca...  more »
  • By chance, we discover this Museum, that if he had not spoken of a "french" don't would probably not of interest to us... This is finally a museum retracing the life of Sir that was unknown until today to my regret... to me it is other than the doctor who discovered the bacteria / the bacillus of plague (among others). Very interesting and more in french Museum! Too bad that this gentleman is not better known in France while he was (and still is) very well respected in the Viet Nam! Grand Scholar, Explorer, doctor, researcher...
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  • What I learn't about this place was the history of the bubonic plague and one mans life that revolved around trying too cure this curse. Well, Nha Trang is a holiday beach resort so it is kind of a le...  more »
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