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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
+856 21 218 427
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

You don't need a lot of time here--but you need to visit. This small place tells the forgotten story of the tragedy of Laos during the Vietnam War and its lasting effects and the amazing work being done now to assist those in need. After...More

1  Thank chesterchandler
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Cope is so well worth the visit. It was an eye-opener to the legacy of a war I never knew happened. Two things; an exceptionally good DVD of how war still effects the people of this great country, and a very powerful exhibition, including what...More

1  Thank scmp79
Reviewed 23 March 2017

An incredibly moving exhibition detailing the terrible problems caused by the bombing of Laos during the American Vietnam war and the aftermath of all the UXOs. Laos, per capita, is the most bombed country in the world. People are still being maimed today. It is...More

1  Thank RufusZach
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We came here upon recommendation from our Lonely Planet guide. It was a very interesting visit. We learnt a lot about the impact of unexploded bombs on the lives of the Laos people. We spent about an hour and a half here and could have...More

1  Thank Sophie M
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

It is mad that lao is the most bombed country, and that they were all cluster bombs and so many off them never blew up. So dangerous for the poor farmers just trying to work there lads.

1  Thank kevin J
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I visited the COPE Visitor Centre to get an idea of what was like during the cold war and was saddened that so many people were affected, even until today. One must see the video to have a better understanding of the great work being...More

21  Thank Wonder A
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Many know the history of the Vietnam war ravaging Laos through allied forces dropping of bombs to stop supply routes. But many don't know the impact of this terrible terrible time in history. Come to the COPE visitor centre and get to know the inside...More

Thank Joshua P
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I've been wanting to visit for some time and hand some time this afternoon. COPE is not a huge place in size but certainly has a huge heart in terms in making a difference in people's lives. I thought the simple videos were good,unique artifacts...More

Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

A very important place to visit for any visitor to Laos, the COPE visitors centre provides useful background to the unexploded bombs plaguing the country as well as the incredible work the charity is doing to help. Very professional and informative exhibits. Worth stopping by...More

Thank Emmi M
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

It's interesting to visit this place to understand why and how accidents happen. Visit is short and free, about 30 minutes maybe.

Thank Sylvain L
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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