Panama Canal Museum—Casco Viejo

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Address: On Plaza Cathedral, between Calle 5 and Calle 6
Phone: +507-211-1649

One good thing the ill-fated French attempt to build the Panama Canal left behind was their beautiful period piece headquarters, now the home to one of two Panama Canal museums. This elegant building itself is worth seeing.

This Canal museum is not as complete as the one at the Miraflores Locks , but it's full of artifacts from the building of the Canal and exhibits about current operations. Everything is in Spanish, but you can rent an English audio tour for $5. Not to be confused with the Miraflores Panama Canal Visitor Center on the Canal itself.

Hours: Tue - Sun: 9AM-5AM

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    Panama Canal Museum—Casco Viejo

    Panama Canal Museum—Casco Viejo
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    Panama Canal Museum—Casco Viejo

    Panama Canal Museum—Casco Viejo
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    Panama Canal Museum—Casco Viejo

    Panama Canal Museum—Casco Viejo