You can watch it all from the four-story Miraflores Visitor Center, a fascinating museum complex adjacent to the locks. Peruse the exhibits and enjoy the short film to fully appreciate the scale of the awesome undertaking that was the Panama Canal. Three observation decks and an onsite restaurant offer outstanding views.
The restaurant is, unsurprisingly, a tad overpriced, but you won't enjoy another view like this anywhere in the world. At least stop in for a drink.
Tours & Tickets
See for yourself how the Panama Canal works as you transit the Miraflores Locks, one of three locks used along the canal. The construction of the canal was one ... Read more
Panama City, Panama
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)