Hoi An Museum of Traditional Medicine was opened to the public on 15/3/2019. It is established in a typical ancient building of Hoi An with traditional architecture located at No.46 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street. The museum exhibits more than 200 artifacts and support material related to traditional medicine, in general, and the traditional medical profession in Hoi An, in particular.
The front-house on the first floor reconstructs a traditional medicine store in Hoi An, including storage cabinets for herbal medicine, an area for the pulse diagnosis and a waiting area of the patient. The courtyard functions simulates a place for drying herbal medicine and conducting other preservation methods and the back-house reproduces some stages in processing herbal medicine. The second floor introduces and displays traditional Vietnamese medicine as well as the traditional medicine specifically of Quang Nam and Hoi An. The bridge-house acts as a warehouse for tools and museum equipment and the back-house is for the display of documents and other information related to traditional medicine.
Address: 46 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Hoi An, Quang Nam
Tel: 02353 861638
Opening time: 7h00 – 21h00
Entrance ticket required