Panama Interoceanic Canal Museum Tours

This popular museum and top Panama City attraction is located inside a stunning, well-restored colonial building that once housed the French and U.S. companies charged with building the canal. Visitors interested in learning more about the famous waterway can wander the halls of this beautiful four-story white and green structure where displays showcase information about the political, social and historical impact of the iconic Panama Canal. Although signage is in Spanish only, English-speaking guest can opt for audio tours for a small additional fee.

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The museum is located at 5 Calle Este in Panama City. It is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission is US$2.
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Address: Calle 5a Este, Panama City, Panama
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Hours: Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
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Admission: US$2
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Panama City Museums Tour

Visit the best museums in Panama City during this 4-hour guided tour. Learn about the country's history, art, traditions and culture through visits to the History Museum, the Afro-Antillian Museum, the Panama Interoceanic Canal Museum and the Religious Colonial Art Museum. Peruse documents, artifacts, paintings and sculptures related to Panama's rich history while listening to engaging commentary from your guide. All museum entrance fees and round-trip transportation from central Panama City hotels are included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$60.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Admission ticket to the Canal Museum of Panama

The Panama Canal Museum is a public museum located in Panama City, Panama. Established in 1997, the museum is devoted to the history of the construction of the Panama Canal in its various stages, including the first French construction attempt, the later construction by the United States, and the eventual transfer to Panamanian control. The current building dates from 1874 and served originally as the headquarters of both the French and U.S. companies engaged in the construction of the canal. It is located in the city's old quarter.
  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
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$10.00 USD
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  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
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Panama City: Historic Museums Tours

Get an overview of Panama City's museums with this cultural tour. Through visits to 3 museums, including the Interoceanic Canal Museum, the Museum of History and the Museum of Biodiversity, get a comprehensive picture of the country's culture, ecology and traditions. Learn about the flora and fauna of the country, the role of the famous canal and many aspects of the country's history from your local guide. Round-trip transportation from Panama City hotels is included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$160.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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