Learn how the Isthmus of Panama emerged connecting North and South America as well as the marine wildlife of two Oceans.
|PICK UP||At your hotel in Panama City|
|WHAT TO WEAR||
Comfortable athletic shoes and light leisure clothing, and sunscreen. A hat and sunglasses are recommended.
Gain a deeper understanding of Panama’s fascinating natural and cultural history at the Biodiversity Museum. Uniquely set on the Amador Causeway, the Biodiversity Museum is one of the latest works of the famous architect Frank Gehry. The design of this colorful building tells the story of how the Isthmus of Panama rose from the sea, uniting two continents, separating a vast ocean, and changing the planet’s biodiversity forever.
The museum’s impressive 43,055 sq. ft. contains eight permanent exhibits that highlight Panama’s spellbinding natural and ethnic makeup. Explore the museum with your guide and learn captivating facts about this unique corner of the globe.
After the Biodiversity Museum’s visit, we will head to the Punta Culebra Nature and Marine Center, administered and operated by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. The center is dedicated to the exploration and discovery of the natural world through science and is visited by more than 70,000 people every year, offering a mix of marine and amphibian exhibits, walking trails, hands-on science activities, and recreational spaces.
Your tour concludes with a private transfer back to your accommodation.
Note: Please note that all museums are closed on Mondays.