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Miraflores Visitor Center

| East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City, Panama
+507 276-8325
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USD 130.00*
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Panama City Tour And The Canal
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Panama City's Top Tour
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Half Day Panama Canal, Amador Causeway and Old Town Tour
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| East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City, Panama
+507 276-8325
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Reviewed yesterday

I am a permanent , US citizen , resident of Panama for the last 12 yrs.Have visited the locks many times but still enjoy bringing visitors here.This is a must if you are in Panama for any length of time. The tour includes a short...More

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice experience,go there in the morning to see the big ships passing the panamá canal,miraflores locks, when it is not overcrowded yet.nice museum,short movie to watch.

Thank Travellista_911
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hard to believe that it's been over 100 years since the opening of this wonderful site. These are not to be missed on your visit.

Thank vpadilla2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a well organised and good value visitor centre and the must do of any trip to Panama. There is a great viewing platform with dynamic commentary, 12 minute film, excellent museum which my kids (4 and 6) loved and a good value gift...More

Thank madshigginson
Reviewed 5 days ago

As with lots of Panama city there is new construction and crazy traffic everywhere. The plus, is there will soon be many more great things to enjoy. The negative, it takes awhile to get places. Miraflores Visitor Center is very informative, museum very interesting and...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second trip to Panama City and to Miraflores. Always amazing to see how the canal works with the locks. You can see boats on the new canal. The new expanded museum is great and interactive with more info on the ecology. The...More

Thank Sharon_B_NY
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Visitor Center has a museum ión a couple of floors where you can elarn about the Canal's history and how it works. There are also collections of (dead) insects, etc. to show the biodiversity.

Thank difelidi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice museum with views of the old canal locks in operation. The museum is small but very informative and well done. Truly a treat. Get joint tickets with BioMuseo to save $.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we paid the entry fee, we were told that a boat would pass in 2 hours. We spent that time exploring the museum and snacking. Then we were informed of a 1 hour delay, then another. We never got to see a boat pass...More

Thank Kimmykay1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see when visiting the Panama Canal. Admission gets you 3 parts: a 15 minute movie about the building of the canal, a visit thru the museum which is a must see, and then entry to the viewing areas for the ships...More

Thank David S
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Ruddiger77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking is free
26 June 2017|
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!