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    FITO is a private museum belonging to FITO Pharma Company. Mr. Le Khac Tam, the owner, conceived the idea to build a museum either to honor the Vietnamese tradditional medicine, reserve valuable assets or to inspire his passion to young generation and people having same interest.

    FITO had been started construction in 2003 and official opened to public from 2007. The museum includes one ground floor and five upper floors that are home to 18 exhibition rooms with the total area of 600m2. The whole building reflects unique blend of traditional and modern architecture from different areas in Vietnam including temple door frame from northern houses in the basin of Red River, balcony of Hue's style, or stone-wall  of Cham's style. In 2008, FITO museum has been recognized as the first Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine in Vietnam by the Viet Nam Record Book Centre.

    Visitors will be impressed with nearly 3,000 items relevant to traditional Vietnamese medicine dating back to the Stone Age displaying in the Museum. Collection of many valuable ancient documents and books relating to Vietnamese traditional medicine also is available here. During the tour, visitors will have chance to learn about the history of Vietnam's traditional medicine through a documentary film titled "A Century of Health Care Experiences". 

    Contact:

    * Website: www.fitomuseum.com.vn

    * Tel/Fax: (84-8) 38642430, 38627812

    * E-mail: fitomuseum@hcm.fpt.vn 

    Opening time:

    Weekdays and Weekends.

    Opening hours: 8:30AM - 5:30PM.

    Length of visit: 1:00 – 2:00  

    Fee:

    Adults: 50,000 VND

    Children (less than 1.2 m): 25,000 VND 

    Tips:

    - Great photo oppotunities to dress-up like traddional medicine doctors are part of the tour. 

    - Free herbal tea for trying is offerred at the end of the tour. 

    - If you are looking for some gifts back for your family and friends, this place will give you some ideas. Herbal tea and medicine are available for purchase.