The visitor center offers the projection of a film that introduces Mr. Canales, a character that will guide you through the history of the Panama Canal from its beginnings to the present. The film is available in English and Spanish, and with several show times and you can enjoy it in an air conditioned room with comfortable seats.
The Miraflores Visitor Center is a space where you can live a unique Panama Canal experience. In one place you will find different activities to learn and fully enjoy the Panama Canal.
Four exhibition halls portray the Canal's history, biodiversity, and its functioning and international importance in a dynamic and especially attractive manner.
Do you want to see how the ships transit through the Panama Canal locks? The building has three levels for observing the Canal's operation, the passage of ships through the locks and how they move. It is the ideal place to take pictures and to hold memories of this engineering marvel.
As you conclude your walk through the Visitor Center, you can enjoy a good meal in the restaurant located on the fourth floor of the building, from where you can watch the vessels as they transit through the Canal while enjoying great food. This is a great place to spend time with friends and family as it offers options for all tastes.
A good way to show your friends that you were at the Panama Canal is to visit the gift shop located on the ground floor of the Miraflores Visitor Center. It offers a variety of items and accessories to choose what you may like best.