Cope Visitor Centre

4.6 Currently Closed
  • Address: Boulevard Khouvieng, Vientiane, Laos
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +856-21241972
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids

A part of Laos’ troubled history is the Vietnam War which lasted till 1973. Around two million tons of ordnance was dropped on Laos during this war, which resulted in severe disability amongst the local population. The Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise (COPE) Centre works with disabled people in third world countries and offers rehabilitative service in terms of physical and psychological therapy. The Visitor Centre here offers interaction with victims, documentary films about UXOs and COPE. Visitors are welcome to custom-made ice-cream and refreshments at the Karma Cafe. Proceeds from this cafe go directly to the centre’s funds. Visitors can make donations and contribute to COPE’s mission.

Cope Visitor Centre Travel Tips

  • There is a gift shop and café in the visitor’s centre. Proceeds generated from the two are directed towards the COPE funds.

How to Reach Cope Visitor Centre

  • You can hire a cab/bicycle/jumbo to get here.

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  • Cope Visitor Centre Address: Boulevard Khouvieng, Vientiane, Laos
  • Cope Visitor Centre Contact Number: +856-21241972
  • Cope Visitor Centre Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Cope Visitor Centre(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cope Visitor Centre: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 68.54% of people who visit Vientiane include Cope Visitor Centre in their plan

  • 75.81% of people start their Cope Visitor Centre visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Cope Visitor Centre

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cope Visitor Centre

People normally club together Wat Si Muang and Wat Si Saket while planning their visit to Cope Visitor Centre.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Cope Visitor Centre Reviews & Ratings

  • Nice museum about the horrors of the bombies and general disabilities/amputees. No entry fee, donation is possible instead. They have a movie rum with so many different clips that you could spend several hours there. Liked the dragon and how they arranged the waking path.

  • Definitely worth a visit while you're in Vientiane! This is one of the few places in Laos that I would consider a museum, and they have done a good job of putting together displays that are informative and interesting. Admittance is free, and they accept donations.

  • Little but effective museum, without fees for the entrance it shows and help you to put in the shoes of the victim of bombs in Laos.

  • Wonderful work, spend a while looking around and give a donation!

  • Easily reachable by foot (Vientiane is a nice city to walk around anyway) , this museum is very interesting with a lot of good information, good balance between written and film. You can spend half a day there and still have something to learn.

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