Permanent exhibitions

Eight galleries show us how the emergence of Panama changed the world 3 million years ago.

Vitrina There is an amazing variety of life in the planet. The first gallery gives visitors a sense of the magnitude and importance of the world’s biodiversity. Showcase of Biodiversity There is an amazing variety of life
in the planet. The first gallery gives
visitors a sense of the magnitude and
importance of the world’s biodiversity.
Panamarama A three-level projection space with 10 screens envelops the visitor in a display of sight and sound featuring Panama’s natural wonders. Panamarama A three-level projection space with ten
screens immerses the visitor in an audivisual
representation of the natural wonders that
are part of the Panama's ecosystems
Puente Building the
Bridge
Earth’s inner forces that formed the
isthmus of Panama are presented
in a tangible encounter with
the geological world.
Earth’s inner forces that formed the Isthmus of Panama take the form in a space that allows for a tangible encounter with the geological world. Building the
Bridge
Intercambio Worlds
Collide
A great stampede of animal sculptures
represent 72 of the species that
started crossing the isthmus
3 million years ago.
A stampede of animal sculptures of all eras, shapes and sizes represent 72 of the species that started to travel the isthmus 3 million years ago. Worlds
Collide
Huella The Human
Path
In a partially open space,
sixteen columns tell the history
of the humans in the isthmus and
their interaction with the Panamanian
nature throughout time.
In a space partially open to the outdoors, sixteen columns provide information about the relations between human activity and the natural scenarios of Panama throughout time. The Human
Path
Oceanos Oceans
Divided
Two semi-cylindrical aquariums show
how the Pacific and the Caribbean oceans
drastically evolved in different ways
when separated by the emergence of the
isthmus.
Two semi-cylindrical aquariums show how the Pacific and the Caribbean evolved drastically differently when separated by the rise of the isthmus. Oceans
Divided
Red The Living
Web
A 15 meter sculpture combines plants,
animals, insects and microorganisms
to create a space where all
creatures have the same importance.

A 15 meter sculpture combines plants, animals, insects and microorganisms to create a space where all creatures have the same importance. The Living
Web
Museo Touch screens, projectors and motion
sensors show the relationship between
the biological and cultural diversity
of Panama inviting the visitor
to know the history first hand.
Panama is
the Museum
Touch screens, projectors and motion sensors show the relationship between the biological and cultural diversity of Panama inviting the visitor the real journey through the country. Panama is
the Museum

Temporary exhibitions

In addition to the permanent exhibition, you can enjoy temporary exhibitions in the Santiago Fernández Castro room and digital exhibitions on our social networks.

Previous exhibitions

Slide The Park of Biodiversity Amaze yourself with the gardens Free entrance

Gardens of the park

Garden of interdependence
Here the concepts of pollinization, symbiosis and other relationships between plants and other organisms are disclosed.
Garden of evolution
We compare the evolution and reproduction of primitive plants with that of modern flowering plants.
Lawn of microdiversity
Discover the rich biodiversity hidden in the grass.
Garden of crops
It tells the story of the domestication and the use of plants in Panama.
Garden of survival
A stone wall will help us discover how plants have adapted to grow and survive in the most inhospitable places.
Garden of water
It demonstrates the importance, diversity and complexity of aquatic ecosystems.
Promenade of the Canal
A pathway dedicated to the history of the Panama Canal and the surrounding landscape.
Plaza of the people
A space created to make us reflect on how the decisions we make every day affect the world. We are all part of biodiversity and responsible for its conservation.

The butterflies
of the Park

Take a look!

The birds
of the Park

Take a look!

The building

Arquitectura The Building Designed by world renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Biomuseo is his first building in Latin America. It was designed to tell the story of how the Isthmus of Panama rose from the bottom of the ocean and united two continents, divided an ocean and changed the world’s biodiversity. Arquitecto The Architect Frank Gehry is one of the world’s most relevant architects. His most prominent works include the Disney Concert Hall, The Experience Music Project and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Lugar The location The Biomuseo is located at the entrance of the Panama Canal in the spectacular Amador Causeway, less than five minutes from the Casco Antiguo, Cerro Ancon and the Bridge of the Americas.
Audio Tour
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