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Miraflores Visitor Center

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Address: | East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: (507) 276-8325
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$130.00*
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Panama City Tour And The Canal
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$120.00*
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Panama City's Top Tour
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$85.00*
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Half Day Panama Canal, Amador Causeway and Old Town Tour

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Absolutely fascinating! This is a must do while visiting Panama. The creation and running of the Canal is amazing. The Miraflores Visitor Center has covered decks that allow... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
mermerky
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Gallatin, Tennessee
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Gallatin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fascinating! This is a must do while visiting Panama. The creation and running of the Canal is amazing. The Miraflores Visitor Center has covered decks that allow you to watch the ships pass regardless of weather conditions. Spanish and English translations are heard via loudspeaker explaining what is occurring as the ship passes. The onsite museum is very interesting... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So interesting! Make sure you go and see a boat actually cross-fantastic! There are several viewing decks. We were on the second and forth. Great film as well.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here as part of a tour and had a great time. They have a movie in english on the hour. If you go try to go in the morning (before 10) so you can see the boats pass through the locks. They open at 9 and you really have to get there right away if you want to see... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My daughter and I had dinner there and watched ships go through the canal. Fantastic for picture taking and the food was very good.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Centro Visitantes Miraflores A tremendous masterpiece from human engineering! Definitely a place to visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Although it was $15 to enter the visitors center for locals, it was worth it! we went at the perfect time to watch multiple ships go through the canal (arrived shortly before 10am). The museum was under construction in some areas, but still a lot of information available to learn about the Canal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are going to be in Panama, you absolutely must see the Miraflores center on the Panama Canal! We have been there twice, and it didn't get old the second time. To see this wonder of the world in engineering and the fact that it is still working marvelously after over 100 years is amazing. I absolutely recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The museum and the short film was a good prelude to actually seeing the Panama Canal and the ships and locks in action.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a platform on the fourth floor where you can watch the ships passing through the locks. Also visit the museum with pictures and displays of the locks development and construction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent instalation good to go the restaurant and view the vessells crossing the canal. Nice attention.

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