Inter oceanic Canal Museum

The Panamanian zone of the Casco Antiguo has the honor of housing this building, which has eleven exhibition halls that have an audio guide system

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Passing over the years for a number of places in which it stands out for having been the Grand Hôtel, which was later bought by Count Ferdinand de Lesseps to install the offices of the Universal Company of the Interoceanic Canal, without forgetting which was the headquarters of the Post and Telegraph; the Interoceanic Canal Museum of Panama opened its doors for the first time in the year of 1997, for any visitor called local or foreign who likes to live an experience of learning and entertainment about the conservation, investigation and diffusion of the testimonies of the history of the Panama Canal.

The Panamanian zone of the Casco Antiguo has the honor of housing this building, which has eleven exhibition halls that have an audio guide system, which is accompanying you from the beginning of this, the story of one of the feats of the the greatest engineering of all time, going through its multiple changes which include the transfer of France - United States; You will witness the life that Americans adopted as citizens of the Canal Zone, as well as the direction that the North American country gave to this great system, is embodied in different media, such as images, computers, treaties or videos.

Already entering the last sections, you will find the long awaited transfer of the Canal between the United States and Panama, thus consummating the efforts of a whole people that sought to have complete sovereignty within its territory, encountering unique materials, as well as the Torrijos treaty - Carter or the flag that was mistreated on the night of the martyrs, but thanks to the effort of the government of Panama is already restored and ready to receive you and thousands of people who are given the space to live this pleasant experience.

Beyond these exhibition halls, which impact from start to finish, the Interoceanic Canal Museum of Panama is characterized by this great effort to provide more content through temporary exhibitions with the aim of covering a wide variety of topics that are of interest common.



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