Alexandre Yersin Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: 10 Tran Phu St, tp. Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +84-583822355
  • Ticket Price: 26000 VND
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Museums, Specialty Museums

This museum celebrates the life of Swiss born, French physician Alaxandre Yersin who played an integral part in Vietnam’s fight against plague. He lived a prolific life and was very well known throughout the country for his achievements in the medical profession. He also founded the renowned Pasteur Institute. The museum exhibits some of his lab equipment as well as rare treasures like letters and photographs from his exploration of Vietnam.

  • Photography is not allowed.
  • The exhibits are explained mostly in French and Vietnamese so it’s better to be accompanied by a guide who will explain every exhibit as you go.

  • There’s a bus stop at walking distance from the museum.

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  • Alexandre Yersin Museum Address: 10 Tran Phu St, tp. Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Alexandre Yersin Museum Contact Number: +84-583822355
  • Alexandre Yersin Museum Timing: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Alexandre Yersin Museum Price: 26000 VND
  • Best time to visit Alexandre Yersin Museum(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Alexandre Yersin Museum: 00:30 Mins
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  • 23.18% of people who visit Nha Trang include Alexandre Yersin Museum in their plan

  • 66.35% of people start their Alexandre Yersin Museum visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Alexandre Yersin Museum

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

83.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Alexandre Yersin Museum

People normally club together Cho Dam Market and Nha Tho Nui Cathedral while planning their visit to Alexandre Yersin Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Really enjoyed this museum. Original artefacts, letters and furniture and equipment from Yersin and also some scientific equipment from Pasteur's museum. As a scientist I found this museum fascinating and learned much more than what I knew already about the plague. It's quite small but packs in a lot of information. A pleasant way to spend an hour or two.

  • This museum is to the left upon entry. Entrance fee is 20 000 VND for adult. Located on the first floor are simple history related to Dr. Yersin. You can see certificates, letters, photos, maps, some artifacts and books. It is amazing with limited resources then discovery of vaccines can be made. It takes about 45 minutes to complete the tour and read the documentations. This museum is located near the beach and housed together with Pasteur Institute which is operational.

  • Well worth seeing! There are English translations although they are a bit hard to find. A man who was curious to the end....

  • Cute museum about Alexander Yersin. Small and with a limited collection, but interpretation in English and cool science stuff. Worth a beach detour.

  • Definitely the place if you have a fetish for old scientific gear. Would have loved more signage around what the man was about and what the equipment was. In and out in 40 mins.

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