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| East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are unlucky enough to get there when there are no ships passing through the locks (as I was), this is a total waste of time, money and energy. Taxis from the city are about $6 to $16 dollars each way (depending on the...More

Thank mjquixote
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Place offers gift shop, place for drinks and food, a restaurant and a out door snack bar. Information center about the canal and a museum that’s at least five floors, didn’t make it pass 4th floor.

Thank nhvacabadfood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful way to learn about the canal, its history and future. Well worth the price and worth a mi ilumina of two hours. Go in the morning as ships are passing from the Pacific towards the Atlantic at that time.

Thank Hondog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You may have to wait for a big ship to appear, but to watch how it works up close was amazing. Breathtaking.

Thank pattayainsider
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stop and learn about the Canal before watching all those ships sailing through. The 15 min video is helpful and walking the 4 floors of the museum was very interesting.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

so very interesting to see how the system works up close and with someone explaining things. I went to the restaurant on the top floor, just above the information centre and was able to get a railing table. the tables felt so close to the...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Miraflores before the Gatun Lake locks and I am glad I did. The Locks in Colon allows a much more close up experience but if seen by itself the Miraflores is great. Plenty of phot opportunities but be warned it is very crowded....More

Thank Tanika D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go if you're in Panama City and want to see the action in the canal up close. The center is very well run and you get some great views. 4/5 instead of 5/5 because of the ridiculous food and drink...More

Thank jabc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here for Panama Canal visit. Miraflores locks are the most known and easy reachable location in Canal. Museum is intresting and canal operation is perfect.

Thank Can Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Full information provided for visitors; short film very educational; and the interactive features are quite exciting. Marlene M. Kingston, Jamaica

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February 10, 2018|
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
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Antkneee | Reviewed this property |
Not yet. It's still under construction.
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