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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 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend that you visit the Canal before the center. The information provided to you by your guide comes to life right here. The museum is hands on ( 4 floors). Life size displays of artifacts from the construction of the Panama Canal can been...More

Thank 4GI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you sisit Panamá, you must go to miraflores visitor center where you can see the Panamá Canal one of the best constructions work ever create. is easy to go ans the attention is great. definitively is a must.

Thank Benito Lucero A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though expensive - cheaper for seniors/residents it is a must do when in Panama. Watching the ships enter and leave a lock is fascinating. A great learning experience. An opportunity of a life time.

Thank Schipblack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there just to see the ships go by. For that you have to pay 15$ for foreigners (3$ for locals). If you choose to look through the fence for free, they tell you that standing there is illegal... A few kilometers further down...More

Thank Michael347
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First enter the ACP web site, Panama Canal authority to find out, when a ship is crossing miraflores locks, instead of going randomly, that way you will see a ship using the locks Second go an hour before in rider to see the museum, they...More

Thank yuriedean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad I was able to visit again. Took my 30-something-year-old cousin who was born and raised in Panama but had never been to the canal. It was great to see how excited he was to see everything. I appreciate reading the historical facts in the...More

Thank swalcrown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As anyone who has cruised through the Panama Canal, this location will be immediately recognized. What is immediately felt though is how small the canal locks appear from land - and in reality are!! It gives evidence of how ingenious the American plan for the...More

Thank R8328JOdavidg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Miraflores visitor centre lets you watch ships going through the locks on the Panama canal. $15 for the pleasure of watching the gates operate.

Thank allanbowers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First tip, go early. Arrive by 8:00 am. Take Uber, it's a $8 ride from downtown. At 8:00 am were the only people on the viewing platform. Saw 3-4 ships go through before 9:00. Then do the museum and the movie. Give yourself 2-3 hours...More

Thank Duckb0y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This New Wonder of the Modern World is a must see. Very interesting. To enter the visitor center costs $15 USD for adult foreigners. Totally worth it. An enlightening ten minute video is shown. It didn't start on time when we visited though. Maybe fifteen...More

Thank kris2601
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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!