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Miraflores Visitor Center: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived about 30 minutes before close. We would have had to pay full price. Restaurant was already closed and you could pretty much see the canal and goings on from the upper parking lot for free. Traffic was bad getting here.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum is very small, but we had a great view of the Mira Flores locks and commentary on what was happening. I would recommend doing the cruise instead as the visitors' center may be pricey for a family.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank pamd927
Reviewed 3 days ago

Watch the movie. Wait for ships to cross and see the museum. Well worth it even if you, like me, are not engineering savy.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank dante i
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had breakfast watching a french cargo ship crossing the canal. Amazing experience, the visitor center has great infrastructure.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

IMAX movie on the canal was great. Kept my kids interested. Also learned many things I did not on canal. Try to see before walking over to Canal museum. New facility, snack bar, coffee, popcorn for movie! There is also a restaurant inside museum area....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alyssa5
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of this is how close to the city these locks are. You can easily get there via public transportation as many have noted. Or a really cheap Uber ride, which many have also noted. They do have notes placed at the ticket...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Azgators
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was about 1965 when I first set eyes on the Panama canal from the deck of an oil tanker, this month i viewed it as a visitor to Panama. Without doubt a must to visit , exceptionally interesting and informative for young and old...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank S6082DRstuartc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small exhibition exploring the development of the canal, building and effect on world shipping routes. Obs deck provided a running live commentary on the ships and cargoes.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Charlie-Fans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum is a must see - a lot of very interesting information that is easy to digest. Kinda wish we would have had enough time to watch the Imax film too. Only disappointing item was the amount of people on the top floor to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank trish-doug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum tells the complete story of the building of the Canal & is located on 3 different floors. Fascinating to learn of the blood, sweat & tears that went into the building of this wonder of the world.

Date of experience: October 2019
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kay_fitz
10 October 2019|
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Response from TicoLee | Reviewed this property |
IMAX movie ($10) is interesting too and takes about 35 minutes
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116gege
25 January 2019|
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Response from jamesleewai | Reviewed this property |
Before 12 noon and after 2pm.
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nbwilson2
11 February 2018|
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Response from silverbullet100 | Reviewed this property |
I find your question a little confusing ??do you want to go to the visitors center and see the Mira Flores locks and also experience the ride thru the locks and canal. I was only there once but we used the hop on /off... More
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