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COPE Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Informative and well-designed

Very well put-together. Lots of information and videos about UXO from the secret war. Free entry... read more

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EmmaEg1990
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Best thing to see in Vientiane

While i have been to Laos before and know about the history , it was still quite an eye opener... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RoySpigelman
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Budapest
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Boulevard Khouvieng | National Rehabilitation Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very well put-together. Lots of information and videos about UXO from the secret war. Free entry. Only take about 40 mins to get around. Well worth a trip!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EmmaEg1990
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While i have been to Laos before and know about the history , it was still quite an eye opener , the sheer amount of uxo's left in Laos till this day and the impact they have on peoples lives , The old prosthetic legs...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RoySpigelman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was taken here part of my tour.A must for anyone. The history of suffering of the people and the rehabilitation. There is a cafe here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s an eye opener for sure . It gives you great incite to how much USA bombed Laos in the Vietnam war. Thank you cope for your education. Highly recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ShaneP711
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learn about the history of the bombing of Laos and the devastating after effects, particularly cluster bombs which look like tennis balls so children will play with them with awful consequences. Free admission and lots of information to read/view so buy something in the small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank marcuscale
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent snap shot of the appalling treatment the Laos people have had to and continue to ensure. A must see. Make a donation and support this important work

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kiwinui
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cope centre is definitely a must see when visiting Vientiane Laos. It’s informative and really gives you some perspective of the country’s origins. I do recommend spending the 45 minutes or so in the theatre and watching the short film documentary they have on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kirri S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well put together visitor centre with highly informative videos playing on a loop and excellent exhibits.The centre highlights the horrors inflicted on Laos during the Vietnam War but is an essential visit to understand the history of this fascinating country.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a really interesting place which explains a lot about UXOs in Laos and the work COPE are doing to help so many disabled people.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 882shenr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tremendous amount of information to learn about the millions of pounds of unexploded bombs that we dropped over Laos during the war with Vietnam. This is a rehabilitation center for victims who lost limbs during the war and continues to this day disrupting families...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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