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FITO Museum

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41 Hoang Du Khuong Street, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3864 2430
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the moment you walk in the door, the history is there all around, amazing herbal charts, the apparel used to make the medicines, the amazing ways it was all made, Our guide was very informative, and helpful gave great details of things, was a...More

Thank Rosalee E
Reviewed 4 days ago

To be honest, there aren't many good museums in HCMC, but this one is different. It's a bit away from the city centre, but definitely worth the trek. The building itself is very cool with a great collection of artefacts related to traditional medicine. There...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

120k VND which is a little expensive compared with other museums. However, the tour through the museum (part of the ticket cost) was excellent. Lots of interesting facts and displays in the history of traditional medicine in Vietnam, housed within a lovely old Northern Vietnamese...More

Thank pjcot1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good way to spend an hour if you are in the area. Its not worth a specific trip but the staff have made an effort

1  Thank SaigonStorage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I truly liked the museum and also felt it provided an alternative awareness in Vietnam's culture and history as the majority of the primary tourist sights in Ho Chi Minh City are associated with the Vietnam War. Although the Vietnam War was a crucial event,...More

Thank Duncan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This particular location is an extremely sensible way of advertisement, as the FITO company publicize the products of theirs by utilizing a construction making the museum. Throughout the trip, I discovered the story of Vietnamese and Medicinal spices and chinese herbs which have converted throughout...More

Thank Katrine T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entrance is VND50,000 that is much more than double compare to other attraction located at District one. Showcases Vietnamese Traditional Medicine that I find really Chinese influenced. And so in case you've a number of suggestions of what Chinese Healing process about, this particular location...More

Thank rossana s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not sure what to expect, though I was really pleasantly surprised. The home where the museum can be found is beautiful. There were very the staff and few visitors was quite welcoming and helpful. There seemed to be an instructions manual providing the...More

1  Thank un o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Architectural charm! 5 floors of old Vietnamese Medicines, vessels and curios. There is a great photo opp. to dress in traditional Pharmacy attire. Dont miss this attraction, it is well worth the taxi ride at approx 100,000 vnd from dist.1

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this traditional medicine museum in HCM , it’s quite interesting ,influential of ancient Chinese medicine to Vietnam.we enjoyed it . A short video briefing before going up to the museum .

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BinHui Y
8 July 2018|
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Response from Tia J | Reviewed this property |
Probably about an hour and a half.
sukk fong p
8 April 2016|
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Response from linhvu9x | Reviewed this property |
It's 3.3 km from Ben Thanh market so you can catch a taxi, the total price is $2. Last time, my local friend drove and took me there. You can use Google Map to navigate the shortest route by bus.
13 August 2015|
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Response from angellss |
The free guided tour takes 30 minutes, although ours was a little longer to include some questions and answers, and photo taking. All in all we spent about an hour and a half here.