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Alexandre Yersin Museum

8 - 10 Tran Phu St | In the Pasteur Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam
84 58 822406
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Small but informative

Small museum with lots of info can buy books to read later has also got originals of letters... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Trish C
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
via mobile
Glad we went.

Good opportunity to learn about an influential scientist. It's a little musty overall, but in this... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Ellen A
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8 - 10 Tran Phu St | In the Pasteur Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam
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84 58 822406
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Trish C
Reviewed 9 December 2016

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. Located along the beach, a nice walk. Closes...More

1  Thank Ellen A
Reviewed 8 September 2016

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 left field activity for this place....More

3  Thank onitada
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The population of Nha Trang is thanksfull to Alexandre Yersin and his work This museum is a great idea to show him respect The city has decided to rebuild his house too and this is a great idea Locals do go regularly on this tomb...More

1  Thank yves r
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Not a big museum but very interesting and I certainly learned about an amazing person. It was well set out with plenty of written information. Not really suitable for young children who would probably be bored. For me it was a good history lesson.

1  Thank Margspatch
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This museum is small and tucked away on the second floor. However, it is well done and has English translations on most items. AS a person who studied Microbiology, reading more about Yersin was fascinating.... particularly to know that he ship his isolation of the...More

2  Thank Maria K
Reviewed 21 April 2016

It's a small museum packed with all the incredible things Dr. Yersin accomplished. Identifying the bacteria that caused plague was only one of many. Delightful experience.

2  Thank NancyK H
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This was a really interesting place to visit and is fairly easy to find. The entrance is on the main coast road at the northern end of Nha Trang and do not forget to pay the lady at the entrance but I don't think that...More

3  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This place might be a little hard to find for most. It's actually part of the Main Pasture complex. It's just to the left of the gate. Don't forget to buy a ticket first before going up to the museum. The exibit is a single...More

Thank Big_Totoro
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Amazing story of the discovery and use for the quinine tree,started in Dalat,Yersin then perfected the use,what a contribution to society.Small but important part of world medical history.

Thank cavalryman
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