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UXO Lao Visitors Centre

Phothisan Road | Behind the Chao Anouvoung Monument, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 260 906
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Sobering and informative experience

I'm not one for History or museums though this particular location blew me away. The things that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
joseph f
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Seattle, Washington
So Sad

This is really such a sad story but one that has to be told. The UXO tells the harrowing story of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Benhur05
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Brisbane, Australia
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Phothisan Road | Behind the Chao Anouvoung Monument, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 71 260 906
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm not one for History or museums though this particular location blew me away. The things that these individuals have had it's astounding how friendly and happy they're and so little of the past is known or even presented in Western world. This spot brought...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is really such a sad story but one that has to be told. The UXO tells the harrowing story of the pain inflicted on this country. The UXO is a must see.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here as saw a sign for it on the way past. Was quite amazed at what I learned in here. Chilling to find some of the horrible facts about the crazy amount of explosives still about and causing havoc daily here. Please visit!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This's a fantastic free exhibit with some wonderful short movies. A must see to actually understand Laos as well as the ongoing Huge issue with unexploded ordnance in this particular nation. We had been really moved by the displays and also astounded which we inside...More

Thank Brnaby C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I absolutely loved our visit to the UXO museum in LP. The museum is a decent walk from the main town (or a very short tuk tuk - probably a better idea!). Very harrowing experience but well worth a visit to learn...More

Thank Oliver M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Made the decision to go to here based on earlier reviews when searching for activities to do to fill in the extra days of ours in city and really happy we did. Well well worth the visit (only twenty min easy walk from city centre)....More

Thank Gungah D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth the trip, slightly away from the tourist centre. The guide was very helpful, and spoke good English. Make sure you watch the films, as well. It is horrifying that children are the main victims, and that so many families live in fear of...More

Thank Brownsonholiday
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The world is large, and the media all over the world run in the case of seconds. But at times you will find issues that we did not understand much about, and also we must all have known. This the situation of the US army...More

Thank Hughes L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum is very simple but has a wealth of information. I was shocked to learn about the extent of impact the war had and is still having on Laos. A really moving experience and my number one attraction in Luang Prabang. Make sure...More

Thank claire k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sobering history of indiscriminate bombing of Laos, that continues to kill innocent people up to now, is important for anyone hoping to understand the country's struggles. The UXO Centre is a small place, but its impact is very powerful. They have amazing displays of...More

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