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Address: AZ 64/U.S. 180, Tusayan, AZ 86023
Phone Number: 928 638 2203
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Description: Located at the South Rim entrance of the Grand Canyon, the Visitor Center...
Located at the South Rim entrance of the Grand Canyon, the Visitor Center provides news, travel information about Grand Canyon attractions, hotels, a variety of selected Grand Canyon tours and Park passes. Visitors can take part in interactive exhibits to learn about the Grand Canyon, watch our famous IMAX movie and talk to local area representatives. Inside the center guests can also enjoy a meal at our Explorer’s Cafe dining area which includes Pizza Hut, fresh deli sandwiches and other items or take their time to browse through our National Geographic branded merchandise store.Explore beyond the rim in this spectacular IMAX adventure film. Shown on a giant 6-story high screen with digital surround sound. Purchase park passes, visit with a park ranger, get free maps, book sightseeing tours, shop for unique gifts at the National Geographic Store, and eat at the Explorer’s Café...all within the National Geographic Visitor Center. Your ultimate guide to the Grand Canyon. Located one mile from the South Rim National Park Entrance.
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good value, keeps kids attention, good content

We saw this on the way to the GC, decided to stop on way back, not too long, decent content, reasonable price, kept our kids attention, restaurants in complex are ok, store had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Anderson, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This 34 minute film provides a great history of the discovery and growth of the canyon area. It's worth stopping to see whether before your trip in or after for a cool off.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The IMAX film at Tusayan helps put all that you have seen and experienced, at the Canyon, into perspective. Full of pretty sights and good information.

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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at Grand Canyon Imax Theater, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we think our film makes for a good beginning or ending for your Grand Canyon vacation. Thanks for coming, Marty More 

kansas city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We began our trip to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon at it's IMAX presentation of "Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets" from National Geographic. It is located at the entrance to the Park, and we feel is a "must see" for adults and children alike. Trust me, once viewed, you will have a better appreciation of this world famous... More 

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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at Grand Canyon Imax Theater, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to see our film. I personally agree that it enhances your visit and we're glad you were here. Marty More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is the typical IMAX production. Nice history lesson, gorgeous views. But the price of admission is pretty high for 30 minutes worth of entertainment.

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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at Grand Canyon Imax Theater, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of our film our goal is to give more than just 30 minutes of entertainment, it's to educate and allow exploration into a place that most will never see. Thanks for stopping by, Marty More 

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We saw this on the way to the GC, decided to stop on way back, not too long, decent content, reasonable price, kept our kids attention, restaurants in complex are ok, store had nice offerings

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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at Grand Canyon Imax Theater, responded to this review

I'm so glad that you enjoyed our film and were able to enjoy our Pizza Hut and the gift shop. We hope you will come again soon, Marty More 

Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We didn't realize this theater was a 10 min shuttle ride from the Park. It's in the small town just before you enter the Grand Canyon Visitor center area where all the shuttles leave from. The show we saw was really good with a lot of history about the discovery of the Grand Canyon.

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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at Grand Canyon Imax Theater, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thank you for taking the time to come and see us. It's true that the shuttle stops here every 20 minutes coming and going from the park so it makes it so easy to come see us then take the shuttle to the park. Thanks again for stopping by, Marty More 

Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Their is no reason to see this 34 minute movie for almost $12 unless you have never seen an IMAX movie before. Its a big screen but inside the Grand Canyon park at the visitor's center they offer a FREE 20 minute movie: The Grand Canyon Joy of Wonder. Not a big screen. If you got money to throw away... More 

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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at Grand Canyon Imax Theater, responded to this review

I am sorry that you didn't like our film. Most folks that stop by really enjoy the movie and tell us that there is no comparison to the other film. I do appreciate your honest feedback and hope that you enjoyed your visit to the Grand Canyon. Marty More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We ended our 3 day visit to Grand Canyon at IMAX in Tusayan. And we were very glad we did It is not 3D I am used to at other locations. But we were not disappointed. Rather it was the highlight of the trip. Because of IMAX, we experienced the Grand Canyon in more ways than we did looking into... More 

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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at Grand Canyon Imax Theater, responded to this review

It is always amazing to me how much fun you can fit into a 34 minute film and I'm so glad you were able to squeeze us into your plans. Marty More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

As always iMac theater are superb.. Information is superb and video filming amazing..coupons available.. But. Recommend the DVD..gift shop and staff helpful..

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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at Grand Canyon Imax Theater, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting and I'm glad you found the DVD while you were here. It makes a great souvenir and a great way of remembering your trip. Thanks so much for your kind review, Marty More 

Titusville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

After reading the reviews we nearly skipped this IMAX production; however, we got a coupon and for $20 we both could enter....I spent more than this at the local restaurant for a less than adequate meal, so what's to lose?. The history of the Canyon and the different people who made it their home was interesting. The Powell adventure was... More 

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IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at Grand Canyon Imax Theater, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for coming to see the IMAX. We love it when people have enjoyed their visit and find it worth their time. Marty More 

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Address: Address: AZ 64/U.S. 180, Tusayan, AZ 86023
Phone Number: 928 638 2203
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tusayan
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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