Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, Panama City

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Learn about the history and the endeavor of building the Panama Canal at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, which traces a timeline from its initial French beginnings to its completion by the U.S. and its eventual handover to Panama. Experience a captain's-eye view of the canal with the opportunity to sit on the bridge of a typical ship, and explore what life was like for the construction workers who built this major feat of engineering. The displays are in Spanish only, but you can pick up audio guides for a small charge. Put Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama into our Panama City trip itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Panama City.
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  • Must get the English audio only another 3 USD. Makes it a great museum. Especially if you've been or going to the canal. Allow us some time though as it's comprehensive  more »
  • The museum is one of the better small museums we have been to. It is narrow and focused by its nature (a single subject: the Canal) but it is very in depth with great displays. The signage could be im...  more »
  • In the Museum you can see and read about the historical construction of the canal. There is a simulator that you cross the canal in a boat. Is fantastic.
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