Gives one a great idea of what it took to build the Canal. Good photos and stories. Get audio to help you through all the phases of the build. Nicely done.
Most of the exhibit captions and explanations were in Spanish, but the information on the Canal's history and building was extensively presented in photos and videos that provided a high level of understanding even to us English speakers.
It is a very interesting, historical exhibition in a beautifull building. But none of it is in English. I think that is a huge mistake, that makes everything much harder to follow
The posts that people are placing here are describing two different locations: THE CANAL MUSEUM IN CASCO VEJO The location information refers to the museum in the old French Canal Company building in the square in front of the Cathedral in the old (19th century) town. This museum has a huge amount of explanatory material in Spanish not only about... 更多
This museum was right next to our AirBNB lodgings. Entrance fee is very decent ($ 5,- per person incl. audio tour). Museum offers information on the early beginnings of a Panama canal (end of 17th century) up to the present day. One of the biggest shortcomings of this museum: all displayed text is in Spanish. You will need the audio... 更多
well put together to educate the tourists into the history and construction of the waterway. Answers were readily available and so were were the guides for assistance.
it's a very organized place where you can see the first sea explorer up to the future panama canal. very beautiful pictures, videos. wonderful house.
This is one of the few "must see" places in Panama. It is a lesson in the history and the making of the Panama Canal. A rare opportunity to actually see and understand the monumental task that was undertaken in creating the modern day "Wonder of the World". There are numerous models replicating the construction of the canal. There are... 更多