Alexandre Yersin Museum is one of the attractions in Nha Trang. This place is not only a museum that keeps a record of the famous doctor Alexandre Yersin. This is also a place to visit and inspire beautiful and high ideals for young generation.

Alexandre Yersin Museum

Alexandre Yersin Museum is located on the campus of Pasteur Institute, it close to the beautiful coastline with a year-round fresh air. Alexandre Yersin Museum is one of the interesting places to visit that you should not miss when coming to Nha Trang.

  1. Information about Nha Trang – Alexandre Yersin Museum

Museum Alexandre Yersin – Nha Trang was founded in 1990. It’s located on the campus of Nha Trang Pasteur Institute at 10 Tran Phu Street. You can visit on Monday to Saturday, at 8:00 – 11:00 in the morning and 14:00 – 16:30 in the afternoon.

Alexandre Yersin Museum belongs to the second floor of a house on the campus of Nha Trang Pasteur Institute with an area of about 100m2. Nowadays, Alexandre Yersin Museum is keeping and preserving almost all of Yersin’s items and objects used to work, studying at his time.

Alexandre Yersin Museum

Museum Alexandre Yersin is displaying about 1,200 books and more than 50 items of Dr. Alexandre Yersin about fields such as medicine, astronomy and geography that he used during his research. The old Leroy watch, documentary articles, morse antennas, computers, telescopes … to the rattan chairs, beds, bookcases … contemporary that doctors, bacteriologists, medical researchers Alexandre Yersin is kept carefully.

Coming to Museum Alexandre Yersin – Nha Trang, you can also admire 500 glass panels displaying images of Vietnamese peoples. In particular, you can view an attractive 3D photo browser and a short film about Alexandre Yersin’s life.

Souvenir golden book – The place to record the impression of visitors who have come here and their feelings, memorials about doctors, researchers and adventurers Alexandre Yersin is getting thicker. If you are planning to travel to Nha Trang, looking for the ideal destination of Nha Trang, do not ignore Alexandre Yersin museum.

  1. Back in history to learn about Alexandre Yersin

Alexandre Yersin Museum

Alexandre Émile Jean Yersin was born on September 22, 1863 at Aubonne, Switzerland and died on March 1, 1943 in Nha Trang. He is known as both a medical doctor and a bacteriologist and a famous explorer in the world.

He was the one who discovered bacillus causing plague and was the founder of Dong Duong medical school now belonging to Ha Noi Medical University. His life has undergone many changes and movements, living, studying and working in many different countries. The place where he stayed for the longest time, devoted his love and work to Nha Trang, Viet Nam.

Alexandre Yersin Museum

Alexandre Yersin lives in a wooden house in Xom Con. Here, he opened a private clinic and treatment for poor people for free. Not only that, he was also one of the founders of the foundation of Nha Trang Pasteur Institute. His life was associated with Nha Trang until his death in 1943.

Alexandre Yersin statue is now placed seriously on the coast of Nha Trang. If you have visited Alexandre Yersin museum, you should also spend some time to visit his grave at SuoiDau, it is about 20km south of Nha Trang. Leaving Nha Trang without ignoring these locations, your trip cannot be complete.

  1. Other places to visit in Nha Trang should not be overlooked

In addition to Alexandre Yersin Museum – Nha Trang, you can also visit many other places at this tourist attraction such as: Ba Ho Waterfall, Nha Trang Beaches, Dam Market, Vinpearl Land, Ninh Van Bay, Villa stone bridges, Institute of Oceanography, Ponagar Temple Tower, Van Phong Bay … Other places such as Nha Trang Stone Church, Long Son Pagoda … are also one of the attractions. We will introduce more information about the tourist destinations in Nha Trang in the next article.

ponagar tower
Ponagar tower

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