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Miraflores Visitor Center

| East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City, Panama
+507 276-8325
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| East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City, Panama
+507 276-8325
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So interesting, wished I would could have gone back another day. I could have watched the ships go through this facility

Thank Pat J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good and easy to follow introduction to the Panama Canal and the surrounded business. People are friendly and are trying to help where they can.

Thank cloudno70
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Miraflores Visitor Center is a must for any guest looking to learn more about the history and evolution the Panama Canal. The movie and all the exhibits including the interactive virtual experience room all add great value to when you actually watch a live...More

Thank Geo F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting for children, even if you don't get to see a ship passing, the museum is very educational, some of the displays are interactive and the children get to learn how the canal works.

Thank urpicg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grab an Uber, and head out to the lock early - the ships go from west to east until about 10:30. It was amazing to see the locks fill and the boats move through - especially with the new lock in operation in the background.

Thank calgarycarm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here on a private evening, so our experience was better than most. That being said, I would still recommend it. We got a short movie to introduce the canal history, then 4 floors of exhibits showing all sorts of things about the canal....More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For someone from the United States this is a must see when visiting Panama. The visitors center has a good historical museum and multiple displays of interest to many. Timing is important to see a ship going through the locks. You can ask the staff...More

Thank Scalarnet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool, lots of interesting information and history on the Panama Canal. Saw a few ships coming in while we were there!

Thank Anne O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice way to see the Panama Canal in action. Our ticket gave us access to a viewing platform high above the locks, a 15 minute video (in a cinema) and a multi-floor, somewhat interactive, exhibition. There was also a shop and a...More

Thank anmcguk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best to visit the Miraflores Locks on a Tour booking. If you do this individually you may find yourself a bit lost reaching these facilities. The parking lot is limited in size and it is at the bottom of a bunch of staircases that you...More

Thank walterh979
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Ruddiger77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking is free
26 June 2017|
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Response from Chris R | Reviewed this property |
You should probably try and call, when I went I say no boats. I was told by the locals around 3pm is a good time.
19 April 2017|
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Response from Pablo-finco | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, but I really don't think so!