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MAG UXO Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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This is a place you must visit to experience the suffering inflicted on the people of this country... read more

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3SEse7
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UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN TOLL OF WAR

The Vietnam War finished more than 40yrs ago but its toll is still affecting Laotian lives. At this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The UXO Visitor Centre provides visitors with an opportunity to learn more about the most bombed country in the world per capita, and about the work that MAG has been doing in Lao PDR since 1994 to save lives and support development for local...more
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Unit 20 Thongsangnang Road, Sisavath Village | Chanthabouly District, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place you must visit to experience the suffering inflicted on the people of this country. The human suffering is illustrated here and rehabilitation.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Vietnam War finished more than 40yrs ago but its toll is still affecting Laotian lives. At this free Centre there is a graphic reminder in film and stories of the physical damage a bomb can cause particularly cluster bombs which are still laying around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zenonSydney
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Excellent displays and pictures of what Johnson did here back in the 1960's. What a terrible thing was done to these people.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank oldwineau
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Suited to all age, interesting things for all types of visitors; things to manipulate, try, read, look, clip to watch, testimonies, facts, statistics, arts... Really worth the visit. Do not miss the possibility to watch one of their clip (ask if necessary), and support the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Anouk72200
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Easy to visit the two on the same day. It is amazing how many lethal devices were dropped on Lao, however they allowed the supply of the communist forces against the USA, to pass through their country - Maybe they had no choice. Small but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lookingforthegood
Reviewed September 7, 2018

UXO clearance is essential, but it's unfortunate that MAG are weak - not as effective as they could and should be, due to poor strategic management, the worst example of which is the location - way off the beaten track. Needs to be much closer...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank travelled2018
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The charity dedicated to finding and safely desposing of the thousands of undetonated cluster bombs in the Laos countryside. Interesting to learn more and support such an important cause

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kirsty T
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

The work this group does in Laos is so important, and as the visitor centre display explains, Laos was heavily bombed during the Vietnam War as the US attempted to close off the supply route from Hanoi into South Vietnam that ran through Laos and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Don_G_Wright
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Although not listed as an attraction on the tour map the hotel provided we are glad we found out about MAG via trip advisor. A little away from main tourist attractions but easy to get to if you like walking or riding a bike. Like...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank wackijac1
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Everyone visiting Vientaine/ Laos should be aware of this place and whey it is around. The history of the USA and Laos is often ignored but it is very important to see what has happened and learn from our mistakes. Truly eyeopening!

Date of experience: October 2017
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