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FITO Museum

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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41 Hoang Du Khuong Street, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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All reviews traditional medicine mushroom tea natural medicine herbal tea vietnamese house visit starts no pressure to buy wood carvings short video worth a visit guided tour worth the effort well worth the trip interesting things beautiful building old building for sale
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Reviewed yesterday

we always believe herbal medicine is the best compare with western medicine and when we are really exciting about this place and learn so much about natural medicine , the herbal teas and many other stuffs just amazing . we wishes to buy more as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amanda l
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We learned so much from our museum guide about health secret of the old days. This is something to consider. We purchased herbal tea, very healthy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our visit began with a 15-minute video on Vietnamese traditional medicine, followed by a guided tour through the museum of traditional Vietnamese medicine, and concluded with a complimentary serving of some form of freshly prepared tea, made partially from a variety of mushroom. Although the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did not know what to expect and were surprised at every turn. We were whisked (well, sloooowly whisked) up to the top floor, to be met by a charming and informative guide who took us floor by floor down through all manner of exhibits...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Highlander24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here as it sounded interesting. The actual building was amazing, so full of character, worth going just for that. We were whisked to the top floor in the lift, then worked our way down. There were only 5 of us in the group,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ruby37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe we expected something else but for the high price its nit worth it. You can call it the pots museum which will be more fitted. The movie did not give many information.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ophirf4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem. The building itself is beautiful. The treasures within were really interesting. I enjoyed this museum very much. Staff were lovely

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Luana G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fascinating history of traditional medicine in the region. Tour at your own pace, so you can take as little or as much time as you'd like. Lots of interesting artifacts.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Teri P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum holds an interesting collection of artefacts with traditional medicine theme. I really enjoy the inside atmosphere. Everything are well kept and displayed in a logical order.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank linhpham129
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is expensive (for Vietnam!) - 120k compared to the usual 30-40k we found at most museums. The building is beautiful though, especially the top floor with the small outside decking area. Everywhere you look there are small statues and details, it's very photogenic!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KateP-and-JakeF
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BinHui Y
9 July 2018|
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Response from Tia J | Reviewed this property |
Probably about an hour and a half.
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sukk fong p
9 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.
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Rock1984
13 August 2015|
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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.
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