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COPE Visitor Centre

Boulevard Khouvieng | National Rehabilitation Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 218 427
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A must place visit!

An eye opener for ignorant person like me. Good place to learn history about the cluster bomb... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Anthony L
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Must see

Only a small centre but well worth a visit. Some of the films where longish but interesting. Free... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
aussideb
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Boulevard Khouvieng | National Rehabilitation Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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+856 21 218 427
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An eye opener for ignorant person like me. Good place to learn history about the cluster bomb effect on Laos during the Vietnam war and how it effect to the people until this time. And the special work they have made toward helping handicapped people...More

Thank Anthony L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Only a small centre but well worth a visit. Some of the films where longish but interesting. Free entrance but they ask for donation

Thank aussideb
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After motorcycling through Vietnam and northern laos, I began to notice the number of bombs scattered along the roads in laos and started reading more and learning more from people. Hearing the harrowing accounts of past and present victims impacted me profoundly. The COPE Visitor...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this. Don't be afraid, you're strong enough to stare into the truth and come out the other side with a deeper understanding of the best and worst of humanity. I dare say we all did. The Centre's brilliant museum helps draw the visitor...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit difficult to find but really interesting. please support them by visiting and buying from the nice shop.

Thank sankes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit to find out more about the history of Laos and ongoing impact of bombings. Comprehensive exhibition and videos. Only need an hour or two and it’s free but can give donation as it is a very worthy cause! Not publicised well and...More

Thank Dawn W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the Cope centre they do amazing work to help the disabled people effected by unexploded ordinance. They have several movies to explain things. It is free to enter but they do rely on donations. We donated $40USD which will give a child a special...More

Thank CLC146
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are so so glad we visited here. My husband is not one for visitors centers or museums etc but we are both so glad we visited here. It is an important place to visit, to get educated and gain more understanding to what the...More

1  Thank R0CKY142
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting visit. We got to learn more about the unexploded bomb and the problem that those are still creating for Laos population. COPE helps people who has been mutilated due to this problem. Very honourable cause and the visitors centre is small but very...More

Thank Veronica N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend visiting the COPE centre because you will be more educated with the difficult challenge the people of Laos have to face. Even though they had no involvement, the country was quite involved in the Vietnam War. A war that still impacts the...More

Thank Sterling E
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Simon_MrMac
15 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
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