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Address: Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador), Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: +507 830-6700
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Description: Designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Biomuseo is his only...
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 ocean in two, and changing the planet's biodiversity forever.
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Very nice modern museum with great grounds. Looking forward to the completion of the aquarium. Loved the theater. Audio-guides in multiple languages and very friendly staff. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Magnificent place, nice staff. We learned lot, enjoyed the tours and the selfie spots. Waiting to see the aquarium.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice location, original building, good information, about the nature story of Panamá, the place is well organized clean

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very nice modern museum with great grounds. Looking forward to the completion of the aquarium. Loved the theater. Audio-guides in multiple languages and very friendly staff. I don't think it's a "must-visit" attraction but worth it if you are in Panama City.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Without doubt one of the Americas' great museums. Right on the Amador Causeway, this new ultra-modern museum has informative displays, many interactive. Great for adults and children alike.

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Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I could be in other museums designed by Gery . This museum is very expensive and their services and attractions are below Guggy of Bilbao.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is not a bad museum - it's modern, they have some interesting ideas (eg panamarama audio visual show) however none of this warrants the $22 entrance fee. Having walked through it I could not believe that was it and I left in disbelief. This should be more like a $10 entrance fee - as it stands it is a... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Loved the building, Frank Gehry is great!!! the museum exhibition itself is very interesting, worth seeing. Great for young children too!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A must visit in Panama: excellent museum, great views, a beautiful park around, and a small coffee shop to have a snack.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My sister and I, both in our late 20s, were on vacation in Panama and spent our first two days in Panama City. We took a private taxi tour of the canal and the Amador Causeway, and asked the driver to stop at the BioMuseo because we are both scientists. At first I thought the ticket prices were a little... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

If you plan to visit another architecture designed by Frank Gehry, go for it. The museum is newly built few years ago and constructed near the beach. It has beautiful view outside and innovative exhibit inside. The museum has a great exhibition of the diversity of nature and the history of Panama geographically and historically.

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Address: Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador), Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: +507 830-6700
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

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