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COPE Visitor Centre

Boulevard Khouvieng | National Rehabilitation Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 218 427
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Boulevard Khouvieng | National Rehabilitation Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I took my four year old here during a visa run. So interesting and well worth a visit. If you visit, be sure to check out the gift shop.

Thank Sophie R
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in Vientiane the COPE centre is a must see, an eye opening look into the devastation caused to Laos, and the efforts to provide aid and rehabilitation to the people.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum after reading some reviews. It's basic but well though out, with high quality short documentaries which play on loop are place around the exhibit (all were very interesting) Great way to spend an afternoon. A must see

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Another couple recommended this to us, we hadn't even heard about it and the reason why becomes obvious when you get there. The visitor centre shows a mind blowing documentary that uncovers the secret war on laos. It's incredible to see the devastation that happened...More

Thank Naomi A
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I spent a very interesting hour wondering around the exhibits in the visitors centre.It was very well done with lots of good information and dioramas. It was confronting and emotional but well worth it..

Thank DirkGentlyWhianWhian
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This centre is worth going to see just to get the depth of the Vietnam war. I have no problems with the USA, in fact I have worked for three ver big corporates. The Vietnam war was active when I was in the U.K. Forces,...More

Thank JeffGoodwin
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We went expecting to spend 15 minutes but spent an hour. My wife is not a museum person but she wanted to stay longer. If you are unfamiliar with the US's horrific bombing of Laos, you should go to this small museum. More bombs dropped...More

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This must be a regular stop on the tourist circuit, but, depressing as it is, it is worthwhile. Laotians describe a "secret war", which is mostly a secret only to us in the U.S. COPE provides disability services for the unfortunate victims of (formerly) un-detonated...More

Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Must do when you're in Laos. Small but very interesting exhibition about uxo's and how the Laotians try to cope with it. Free entrance but a donation is more than welcome!

Thank wouter c
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great little museum that provides great insight into some of Laos history. If you have time watch the 50 min doco Bomb Harvest. Very insightful.

Thank Tanialeec
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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