Panama’s privileged geographical position defined its destiny as a crossroads and determined the construction of the Panama Canal, a monumental work that has operated almost without interruption since 1914, opening a waterway between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Millions of people come from around the world to see this spectacular feat of engineering, making it the most visited place in the country. In addition, the entire region surrounding the Canal is a tourist multi-destination offering a variety of activities and sites to enjoy, including natural parks and indigenous communities.
At the Museum, you can learn the fascinating history of the Canal and how it works. From here you can contemplate the impressive site, enjoying a unique view from the balconies. You will see why critics call it a one-of-a-kind experience.