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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. 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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  • Small museum with lots of info can buy books to read later has also got originals of letters formulas etc lady who runs it lovely think 20,000 dong for adult 10,000 for my 11 yr old  more »
  • 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 »
  • 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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  • It explains quite well the history and the life of Alexandre Yersin, and brings you on a voyage back in time. It includes several authentic items from his life.
  • I realy don't know why this place is so special. It's just a room with some old stuff.
  • Small but with items of genuine interest
  • Pretty cool for the history of this great man. His life is a dream.
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  • gorgeous
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