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Address: 41 Hoang Du Khuong Street, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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+84 8 3864 2430
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Full-Day Historical Discovery Tour of Ho Chi Minh City

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A hidden treasure

I visited this place as I love history museums. I was touched that they gave me a brochure in my native language (French) and they also provided a short documentary (15 minutes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amy S
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited this place as I love history museums. I was touched that they gave me a brochure in my native language (French) and they also provided a short documentary (15 minutes) in French. The staff speaks English, which shows their desire to reach out to foreign visitors. We were given a rather private tour of the 5 floors with... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun stop on our tour of the city. A guide will walk you through the building and explain the various medicinal items (mostly herbs, pots, and grinders) and their uses. They when have traditional costumes and a traditional doctor's work space for a fun photo shoot.

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Thank Meredith P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in learning about the history of herbal medicine and some of the core philosophical differences between Western and Eastern medicine, then by all means, go. While there, you'll be treated to views of multiple medicinal artifacts, such as pots and scales and mortars/pestles. At the end of the tour, you'll be treated to some mushroom tea... More 

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Paarl, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very interesting tour. A bit out of the way but worth the visit. Afterwards you can buy different types of teas and other herbal products.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is absolutely nothing to learn here. You just walk five stories to see ancient pots used to store medicine. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME OR MONEY!

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Thank Teresa M
Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group paid a visit to this place. The museum was nice display and we highly recommend to any visitors should visit this place.

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Very well done! We had a private tour in English that brought us through all 5 floors. Not only are the displays of herbs informative, there is architecture and beautiful carvings. There are interactive displays and a mock pharmacy with costumes for pictures. Well worth our time!

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Thank Cindy S
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This place should not be missed when visiting Ho Chi Minh City. Though distant from the main tourist districts, it is worth the trip. The staff explained the elements of the museum very well, they even tried to greet guests in their native languages which is a very great effort. As a pharmacist myself, I enjoyed the place a lot... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this in a group tour organised by the Royal Society of Medicine. We arrived at the museum and were shown a short film with reference to historical and geographical relevance to traditional medicine. The tour took us through three floors on which we were able to see examples of compounds and substances used and ancient manuscripts. There was a... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Staff is very friendly and helpful. The hostess spoke fluent English and was a joy to visit with. I felt very welcomed. The building is a bit of history itself. Many interesting things to see.

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