WHAT TO DOVisit the Panama Canal

Miraflores Visitor Center at Miraflores Locks

Located on the east side of the Miraflores Locks, the Miraflores Visitor Center is the ideal place to observe canal operations. From large balconies, visitors can watch as the lock gates are opened and closed for ships to start or complete their journey through the Panama Canal.

Hours of operation

Operating hours: Monday to Sunday, including holidays, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Exhibition halls, refreshment stand, and gift shop hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm.

Restaurant Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

For more information on how to plan your next visit to the Panama Canal, call (507)276-8325, fax (507)276-8469, or e-mail [email protected]