The Miraflores Locks is the ideal place to live the experience of watching the passage of ships sailing along the road to shorten time and distance between their destinations. Within the facilities you can visit the site museum where you can access detailed information of the canal, its history, its natural areas, the extension and a navigation simulator where you become the captain of a boat. The Visitor Center has a restaurant, meeting room, cafeteria, souvenir shop on the canal and a terrace to have a panoramic view.
Through the magic of 3D and IMAX cameras, audiences around the world will be able to deliver an amazing trip through the Panama Canal in the feature film “Panama Canal: A Land Divided, a World United” (Panama Canal: Una Tierra Divided, a United World). This excellent film is one of the most impressive in recent years narrated by renowned actor Morgan Freeman, The film reveals information with images never seen before of Panama and the Canal including indigenous exploration along with the Spaniards, the Panama Railroad, views Aerial areas of the country and its amazing rainforest.
The film takes place from the days when the conquerors crossed a water-drenched quagmire, to the canal excavation debacle in the 19th century and finally the achievement of American engineering that revolutionized maritime transport and tropical medicine. The IMAX Canal Theater in Panama, has the second largest screen in the world and has a capacity of 525 seats. The functions are every day from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, one function every hour.