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| East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed today via mobile

It is a great place to see the canal in operation. It has a cinema showing how the canal was built in english and spanish. Also a gift shop and museum showing artifacts.

Thank KE59
Reviewed yesterday

Its is fun to see how huge mega cargo ships pass through the locks Go in the afternoon as there is less rush & you will have a good spot to take pictures & movie, the museum is also very interesting & so is the...More

Thank Kazi A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Small museum, would have spent more time if it had a little more. Very interesting to see the process when a ship passes through the canal. Extremely impressive and blown away by the precision required for passage.

Thank Florida422
Reviewed 3 days ago

“A man, a plan, a canal, Panama”- it reads the same forward as it does backwards and as incredible as that is, the canal itself is better. 😊 This system is a modern marvel after hundreds of years of ideas, construction, and reconstruction. It’s a...More

Thank ChipmunkUSA
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was very enjoyable, a cruise ship was in the lock and another cargo ship also entered. The exhibition was good, informative but not too bulky. The exhibition is spread over several floors with escalator to take you to each floor

Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great exhibits and presentation ...but the Panamanians who operates the canal now need not to rewrite history & are to be reminded who funded and built this engineering marvel.

Thank Charles J
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is just an amazing feat to actually watch. The museum and the movie are worthwhile as well. While there are ships coming and going every day, the timing schedule is released to all the hotels early in the morning each day. It will either...More

Thank susanc1108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing construction I recommend this if you go to panama you must go to the visitor center.

Thank regp122018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is absolutely incredible how the canal was made so many years ago. Incredible engineering! Super intresting and educational!!

Thank Sapna M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a popular destination especially with the cruise ships. You get a great view of watching the ships navigate the locks. There is a lot of history in the visitor's center and a simulator. Take your time and enjoy. The Wi-Fi is free...More

Thank Lee K
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nbwilson2
11 February 2018|
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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
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travelerfromthenorth
25 January 2018|
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Response from Antkneee | Reviewed this property |
Not yet. It's still under construction.
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