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Biomuseo

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Biomuseo Including Permanent Exhibitions, Temporary Exhibitions, and Botanical Park
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Designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Biomuseo is his only work in Latin America and the tropics. The building was designed to tell the story of how the isthmus of Panama rose from the sea, uniting two continents, separating a vast...more
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Calzada de Amador | Building 136, Apartado 0843-02931, Panama City 0801, Panama
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent two hours here as a family. Our boys who are 8 and 10 loved it. They said it was the best Museum they have ever been to. The life sized exhibit of extinct animals, helpful staff and beautiful illustrations were our favourite part....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cmaswm5035
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Cmaswm5035: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Biomuseo and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are so happy you acknowledged our amazing staff; they definitely make the difference. We are in the process of building three...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

As far as natural museums go it is average. It’s well thought-out, provides a good bio-perspective and excellent historical format of Panama’s evolutionary path to what it is today - with a cautionary message that our current industrial consumption in life styles for progressive nations...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WhyAmIStillworking
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear WhyAmIStillworking: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Biomuseo and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are in the process of building three new gallery exhibits (including the aquariums), that will open to the public shortly.. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although still not completed, the content and the methodology of this Museo is far above standard. When you spend 2-3 hours, you might receive far more lectures on the earth and the evolution of fauna and flora then in your school time. You will be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gandalf0801
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gandalf0801: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Biomuseo and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. As you mentioned, we are in the process of building three new gallery exhibits (including the aquariums), that will open to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not worth the $18 to go thru this museum. The most spectaular part is the exterior. We are not fans of evoluction, and no mention was made of creation. Many of their facts are just assumptions. Very small area inside, confusing displays. Too many ataff,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dec0rs
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear dec0rs: Thank you for taking the time to review us, although we are sorry that your visit to the Biomuseo did not fulfill your expectations. We are in the process of building three new gallery exhibits (including the aquarium), that will open to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is great although looks better from a distance. The exhibits are still quite limited although apparently an additional wing will be opening soon in 2019. There's a very enthusiastic young staff who explain what's on view. Don't miss the outdoor gardens and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nycgwm
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear nycgwm: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Biomuseo and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. Thank you as well for acknowledging our amazing staff! As you mentioned, we are in the process of building three new gallery...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We piggybacked our ticket to the Biomuseo when we bought our Miraflores visitor center tickets which made the museum much more reasonable to visit. if you take the time and listen to the audio tour and really look at the exhibit it is very interesting....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank christinan368
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear christinan368: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Biomuseo and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are in the process of building three new gallery exhibits (including the aquariums), that will open to the public shortly.. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum itself is surrounded by nice gardens that don't require admission to enjoy. The museum is well arranged with more bilingual guides than you can shake a stick at.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rob S
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rob S: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Biomuseo and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are in the process of building three new gallery exhibits (including the aquariums), that will open to the public in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only a portion is open but that portion is fantastic. Plan on about an hour to an hour and a half max. Good add on or stop if your coming back from Marina. Museum guides were fantastic.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sammo50
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sammo50: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Biomuseo and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. Thank you as well, for acknowledging our amazing guides! As you mentioned, we are in the process of building three new gallery...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Building architecture is stunning. The museum does a great job in conveying information specific to it's topic. It's a small museum, expensive for what it is, but very well spent time and moneyMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 42vivianl
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 42vivianl: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Biomuseo and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are in the process of building three new gallery exhibits (including the aquariums), that will open to the public in a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The six minute video that showcased the wildlife in Panama was very well done. We also enjoyed the interactive touch screen displays that provided more specific information about the wildlife in Panama.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 232katiek
bobbyripe, Public Relations Manager at Biomuseo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 232katiek: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to the Biomuseo and we appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are in the process of building three new gallery exhibits (including the aquariums), that will open to the public in a...More

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Racandee
10 January 2019|
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Response from robertomO7083NN | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your interest. They will open in about a months time, so you’re set for 2020!
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gabes80
12 May 2017|
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Response from bobbyripe | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your interest in visiting the Biomuseo. The answer is yes, as long as you present your university ID. Regards, Roberto
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We would recommend UBER.
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