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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 2 days ago via mobile

The conference I attended held a banquet on the top floor of the museum, and the evening was a hit with everyone who attended. (Well maybe the musicians were disappointed that the crowd paid more attention to the passing ships than the music.) The museum...More

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a few hours at the Miraflores Visitors Center. We checked with our hotel as to the times the ships come through...important thing to know so you can watch a ship or two pass through the locks. Get their early for a front row...More

Thank AWlsn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You don’t need a tour to go here. Nice museum that tells the history. There is also a short movie. Of course the best part is the overlook of the Locks. If you are lucky you will get to see ships go through them.

Thank kcbrookside
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of information and reviews on the Miraflores Visitor Center, why not 1 more! A driect bus ride from the Albrook bus center, best 0.25 cents you can spend! There is a city Metro bus that does a direct loop with stops between. Goes from...More

Thank k6671
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, you can learn about the canal's history, its working and flor and fauna nearby and see the crossing from the observation deck on the 4th floor but in the hot afternoon sun I did not glean anything more than by doing the hlaf day...More

Thank greenvillehybrid
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very approachable, easy to understand and presented in English and Spanish. There was a short film about the history and building of the canal--in English. We did see that they are building an IMAX Theatre so it will be even better. Well done exhibitions with...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Since the Panama Canal is such an ingenious display of human engineering we had to see one of the locks in action. Closer than Gatun, Miraflores has an observation deck on the top level where you can see all the action as the boats pass...More

Thank WorldWideMika
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is pretty incredible. If you never been to canal system with locks - then this place will spoil you. I found the cost to be minimal and well worth it. Highly recommend it - its a once in a lifetime opportunity!

Thank Peri A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are doing the entire canal in a few days but wanted to see it from a different prospective. It was well worth it. They make announcements about every ship passing through. You can go outside on every level and see it through a different...More

Thank jcrdaycare
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A dream come true to visit the canal! It was so educational! Just can’t imagine what the workers went through during the building of the canal. So amazing! Enjoyed it very much!

Thank Esther A
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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!