Alexandre Yersin Museum, Nha Trang

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Alexandre Yersin Museum documents the life and work of a Swiss-born doctor who founded the Nha Trang Pasteur Institute in the 19th century. Dr. Yersin discovered the microbe responsible for the bubonic plague, and brought quinine- and rubber-producing trees to Vietnam. The museum features his library and office, filled with lab equipment and astronomical instruments. Alexandre Yersin Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Nha Trang Edition.
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  • Many detailed information about the Swiss doctor's life. And his travelling thru south east Asia. A place also worth so visit is Hon Ba at approx 1500m above sea level. in the Mountains where he lived...  more »
  • I found a character that me was completely unknown. The museum traces his life and his great scientific curiosity. I was impressed by the old measuring instruments that are exposed. A video in french of poor quality on his local explorations can be passed on request. A museum where you are likely to meet the host of other local attractions. More it's air-conditioned so appreciable in hot weather. Closure of 12 at 14: 00. Entry 20,000 in may 2018.
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  • In the Nha Trang Pasteur Institute and discoverer of the plague bacillus were known. Located on the Pasteur Institute, exhibited his collection of books and equipment were used, such as. Even now, various parts of Viet Nam, is his name. Known also as a versatile person, rubber and quinine (malaria cure) trees brought to Viet Nam. Also discover the da LAT is famous as a summer resort (arrive? ) Who also.
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  • This museum is to the left upon entry. Entrance fee is 20 000 VND for adult. Located on the first floor are simple history related to Dr. Yersin. You can see certificates, letters, photos, maps, some artifacts and books. It is amazing with limited resources then discovery of vaccines can be made. It takes about 45 minutes to complete the tour and read the documentations. This museum is located near the beach and housed together with Pasteur Institute which is operational.
  • Well worth seeing! There are English translations although they are a bit hard to find. A man who was curious to the end....
  • Definitely the place if you have a fetish for old scientific gear. Would have loved more signage around what the man was about and what the equipment was. In and out in 40 mins.
  • Cute museum about Alexander Yersin. Small and with a limited collection, but interpretation in English and cool science stuff. Worth a beach detour.
  • CLOSED FROM FEBRUARY 14th TO 20th DUE TO TET HOLIDAY
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