Worth waiting to see the entire process of how the locks work as a ship pass through. It’s an ingenious idea of its time. A must visit when in Panama
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The video on the history, the shop, the museum are all worth spending some time on. It's amazing how clean it all is, and the air conditioning is fantastic!!! :)
Very helpful staff who speak fluent English. We asked them lost of questions before buying tickets and they were more than happy to answer them. Tour guides offered the choice of a tour but openly said that we are under no pressure to do so....More
This wonderful facility allows you the opportunity to understand the history and working of the locks on the Panama Canal. There is a nice mix of interactive and static displays with signage in English and Spanish. The highlight of course is watching massive ships use...More
Spread over multiple floors, either accessed by stairs or elevator, you can follow the canal's history. There are several display areas that explain in detail how man dealt with ongoing pestilence, meeting the challenge of removing earth and rock for the Gaillard Cut to pass...More
Took the Subway and Miraflores Bus to the Panama Canal for less than a buck, $15 to see the Miraflores Locks, 10 minute video then Exhibits. Very enlightening and impressive, Bravo Panama. People ... please do not stop at the top of the escalator.
Don't miss it. Make sure you come early at 9 am to see the ships go through the locks (or later in the afternoon). I found myself absolutely fastinated watching the whole process. Could have stayed for hours....
A visit to Panama is incomplete without a visit to the Panama Canal, and the Miraflores Lock Visitor Centre is probably the best place to watch the passage of boats through the canal. The Miraflores locks are the most famous of the locks and have...More
Great way to take an up-close look at the Panama Canal and learn learn about its incredible history. Plan to spend 2-3 hours and go in the morning to see a ship go through the canal.