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Miraflores Visitor Center

| East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City, Panama
+507 276-8325
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Half Day Panama Canal, Amador Causeway and Old Town Tour
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| East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City, Panama
+507 276-8325
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Reviewed September 19, 2015

fantastic and well managed; a good history and a really well done exhibit . very near from the city with a taxi

1  Thank florence06404
Reviewed September 18, 2015

Was awesome to see the way the water is leveled out and the way the boats are powered by the cars on the sides.

1  Thank Chill H
Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Definitely a must worth the ticket. Restraint only had a buffet going at the time otherwise we would have eaten there. Coffee shop was good for snack and sweets

1  Thank jesssalgado
Reviewed September 17, 2015

A must see place. Admission was $15 which included exhibits, the terrace overlook the Lock y a 3D film narrating the canal. I enjoyed it

1  Thank sforxw a
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Great view of the boats transiting the canal. The explanations and displays were very clear. There was a live explanation of the boats transiting and how the canal works. I came away feeling that I really understood this man made marvel.

1  Thank brealjs
Reviewed September 15, 2015

It is a must see when traveling to Panama. Make sure to check right away when you get there (afternoon recommended) when the ships will be passing through. You should be on the viewing deck at least 30 min before the ships pass through so...More

1  Thank Max M
Reviewed September 15, 2015

This attraction is a must for land tour groups. My wife and I have visited this place many times. The museum is interesting and informative. The theater now shows canal history using regular movies instead of of 3-D, which we did not like. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Dawnlight_C
Reviewed September 15, 2015

This was a great day-trip from our hotel. The locks were very interesting, this is a must-do when visiting Panama!

Thank Joemann4000
Reviewed September 15, 2015

We went here on the hop on hop on hop off tour. Of course you have to time it right for a ship to be actually passing through but you definitely got to see the layout from the look out point. The most disappointing was...More

Thank Kirscha S
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Really - 15USD to watch the locks where action is not guaranteed. No thank you. I did not find my way around the entrance fee and I decided to let it be. Instead I had a far away view to the Pedro locks. Anyway, anybody...More

2  Thank Sauerkraut-Tofuwurst
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June 26, 2017|
Response from Chris R | Reviewed this property |
You should probably try and call, when I went I say no boats. I was told by the locals around 3pm is a good time.
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Pablo-finco | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, but I really don't think so!
January 18, 2017|
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Response from Marlene S | Reviewed this property |
For non-residents it's $15.00 per person.