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COPE Visitor Centre

Boulevard Khouvieng | National Rehabilitation Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 218 427
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“cluster bombs” (129 reviews)
“vietnam war” (174 reviews)
“secret war” (94 reviews)
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Boulevard Khouvieng | National Rehabilitation Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 218 427
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

This place makes you reflect even more on what has happened in the country. The movie shown tells it all.

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 30 October 2016

COPE supports those who have lost limbs and been injured by antipersonnel mines/cluster bombs and the like left over from the previous war. This is still a major problem in Laos. This centre does an outstanding job of explaining this dificult problem without becoming overbearing....More

Thank Gary N
Reviewed 29 October 2016

It describes the carnage to the people after the Americans carpet bombed much of Laos. Hundreds of amputees are serviced at this location.

Thank NYTim
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Did you know that all that bombing of the Ho Chi Minh trail was in Laos? This center teaches visitors about the bombing and the rehab efforts to help the Laotian people who lose limbs to unexploded ordinance left from the war. Thought provoking.

Thank Cynthiared
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Eye opening the facts of this secret was both moving and very informative. I had no knowledge of the details of then impact of war on Laos and the work now being done to improve the results of terrible attacks.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

An informative museum about Laotian story of the vietnam war which caused many casualties and disabilities due to unexploded ordnance of the countless cluster bombs, although the fact war was never declared on Laos.

Thank Avishai G
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We only learned about this place by chance. looked for it and ended up staying for two hours. so much to learn here for everyone. here u learn about the pain the laotians went thru from the clustered bombs dropped on them during the vietnam...More

Thank tik o
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The display at the COPE visitor centre is set up well and taught us so much about the history and impact of cluster bombs in Laos. I honestly didn't know much about it beforehand, and learned a lot about the work that is being done...More

Thank Apfeiffer54
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I'm a second generation Australian who have Laotian parents that fled the war to Australia in 1977 and are still traumatised to this day to even talk about it. I am visiting Laos for the very first time to explore my heritage and looked up...More

Thank kittykat_206
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I loved visiting the COPE visitors centre, well put together and very informative! Laos have a very dark and interesting history which was really good to be aware and learn more about! I even went back a second time to the documentary room so i...More

Thank emmareg1
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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