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Located in Dong Ha City, Quang Tri Province, Vietnam with easy access for tourist buses, the Center serves as an ideal quick-stop for international and national DMZ visitors to refresh before continuing their journey to former areas of operations...more
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Alley 185, Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Dong Ha, Vietnam
This place is not big but shows a lot of information, also in english. Although like all places the info shown is very one sided (all about american bombs, not one word about vietnamese) it's worth a visit.
This is what my friend who happens to be from this area said to me while we were here. I felt them too. Usually when I go to a museum or some sort of exhibit, I try not to read all of the descriptions of...More
I went to the Mine Action Center to present a plaque for a deceased Marine brother whose family had donated to the Center. The mission of the Center has increased so much since we were first there in 2013 and the expansion programs in Quang...More
Visitor Center is an iteresting destination in Dong Ha town, Quang tri province. Phu he did a great job and gave me a lot of information about the history of the war. I know many UXO using during the war. Good location.
There were millions of tons of bombs dropped during this war and they are still killing and wounding people. Here is a view of the types of bombs that were dropped and explosives used.More
Date of experience: May 2017
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LandmineCenterQT, Manager at Mine Action Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017
Thanks for dropping in the Center and leaving your review. I hope the visit to the Center has provided you with a comprehensive look into the history of war and ongoing effort to keep community safe on daily basis.
So, after years, there...More
This is a small centre occupying just one large room.We walked from our hotel in Dong ha and it is quite a long way out.Best take a taxi.The exhibits and information were intersting and it is a worthwhile venture.There is no charge to visit but...More
The Center gives you a brief overview over the war, the leftover explosives still scattered and the actions they take to get rid of them. No entrance fee. There is a box to give a donation, what we happily did.
I have a military background and recommend this visit. Of course it is told from the Vietnamese viewpoint, however it does not diminish the impact of how humans treat each other.
I understand the locals would use unexploded ordinance for fishing or farm work, often...More