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COPE Visitor Centre

Boulevard Khouvieng | National Rehabilitation Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 218 427
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“vietnam war” (176 reviews)
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Boulevard Khouvieng | National Rehabilitation Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 218 427
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

A would say this is one of the must see places. Very informative and an eye-opener on the UOX situation. Kudos to the ppl who run this place which rely on donations. So be sure to contribute whatever you can before leaving the centre.

Thank UDS7
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This place tells you all about the aftermath of the Secret War. It's hard to believe that 50 odd years after the carpet bombing of Laos one person a day is still killed or maimed by Uxo. More disturbing is that it is mainly individual...More

1  Thank cedezlepassage
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A must do while in Vientiane. American Cluster bombs, the gift that just keeps on giving. Children are still being maimed by remnants of these cluster bombs.

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 16 November 2016

While a bit of a harrowing time, the museum is wonderfully kept and really powerful. Staff are very non-invasive, allowing you to wander the exhibit at your leisure (there are written signs and stories everywhere in English.) Lots of actual pieces of equipment and interactive...More

Thank lesliefinlay
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

It's a place where you hear about the stories of how Laos was bombed during the war. I would definitely recommend it to people who are interested to know about the country's history. The staff are very welcoming. Ask them to play a movie for...More

Thank jdlumain
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I have been lied to my whole life about monstrous acts that happened before I was born, to a beautiful people that are still recouping after 40 years. The cope center does a kind work

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The best part about our visit to Vientiane! Very emotional visit because of the heartbreaking backround story but very educational and important to know. Go.

Thank Lára L
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We found the exhibition very interesting and thoughtfully organised. We would have been happy to pay an entry fee ( we gave a donation) especially when compared with some of the other places we have paid to visit in Laos. At least we would know...More

Thank Libby W
Reviewed 15 November 2016

great place if you want to see more about the secret war with writings, pictures and videos all in english language (and Lao). be sure to stop by the gift shop to help donate to this great trust. also has little food stall.

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A must see when in Vientiane. Great exhibition, well thought out and put together. An interesting and humbling insight into the problems surrounding UXOs, and inspiring survivor stories.

Thank LynnieBee
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16 December 2014|
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Response from naiad17 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't get back sooner but the wifi the past couple of weeks hasn't been great. I see you have the information now and hope you get to visit the centre. You can walk to the centre if you don't want to take a Tuk Tuk... More