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Address: East side of Grand Canyon Village, about 2 mi east of El Tovar Hotel, Tusayan, AZ
Phone Number: 928/638-7888

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Closes at 5pm?

Closes at 5pm during "winter" even though March is already with summer daylight savings time and people are still visiting the Canyon. The shop next door is not good quality... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Sydney
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Closes at 5pm during "winter" even though March is already with summer daylight savings time and people are still visiting the Canyon. The shop next door is not good quality - much better shopping next door to the Cafe on The Rim

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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61 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

There is everything here that you need. An excellent film and copious information and helpful staff all for free, what more do you want.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Anyone who's been to the GC knows that you start at the Visitor's Center near Mather's Point. Free films and exhibits and restrooms. Short walk to the rim. Bus tours and shuttle service also available from here.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very helpful guides who mapped out our very short trip. They gave us great recommendations and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Chicago, IL USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had very limited time to visit the GC & the Ranger gave us a few easy options for our time + some tips on how to engage our young daughter. Ranger Paul made our visit!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The information centre were extremely helpful. We caught the bus up to some of the areas and walked back. the bus drivers have a wealth of information. A great day out and one of the more wonderful sights I have ever seen.

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Campinas, SP
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58 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We went to this visitor's center only in our second day. We regretted not going first thing in our visit. They have very good materials and explanations about the canyon and about the park. Good for the kids. There is also a nice movie to watch to (just wait for the next one when you arrive – it takes half... More 

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Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
12 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The people who work here are so helpful and friendly.so glad we went inside.You can get a map and information booklets

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Quinlan, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Canyon View Information Center has lots of good information and things to look at. Also water stations to refill your water bottles. They really encourage recycling.

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great place, good information about the Grand Canyon and good starting point. Nice touch Park service to construct area and try to minimise disruption to environment.

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