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Grand Canyon Imax Theater

AZ 64/U.S. 180, Tusayan, AZ 86023
+1 928-638-2203
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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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AZ 64/U.S. 180, Tusayan, AZ 86023
+1 928-638-2203
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our troop went on a Summer Adventure and decided to do tent camping on this trip through the National Parks in Arizona. We stayed three days at the Grand Canyon National Park South Rim. One of our excursions was the Grand Canyon Imax Theatre. We...More

Thank Visilea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our entire family loves IMAX movies, so we would have gone even if it wasn't included in our pink jeep tour price. That just made the price of the tour more tolerable. The movie was great. Beautiful scenery. Gives you some interesting history on the...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If the canyon takes your breath away, this film with make you soar! You get an amazing history of the canyon and get to see parts down below that very few of us will get to. It's a great experience...I do it every time I...More

Thank AshleyJo663
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting info about the history of the Grand Canyon and views of the canyon floor and river. 37 minute inside look

Thank mrw811
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the history of the "discovery" of the Grand Canyon. It was very informative, and I felt like I was right there. Plus, the seats were comfortable!

Thank kadao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointment. This is the first thing my husband and I did when we arrived at the Grand Canyon we thought we thought we would get a great over view and aerial views of this magnificent wonder but it focused on John Wesley someone who was...More

Thank lotsoluff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The movie started 10 minutes late which made us late for our next activity. It also is old - made in 1984 - and you can tell. Other than the 2 issues above the kids enjoyed it - great rafting scenes and shots of the...More

Thank SueLAXtravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on a hot summer day when it started raining. Yes, you can see the free Grand Canyon movie shown in the visitor center, but this is slightly different. It is in IMAX, so it has the huge screen, but this was filmed 30...More

1  Thank Emy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great thing to do to get out of the heat, and see a good show. It's pricey at 18 a ticket, but still good.

Thank kadteehan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was amazing. It gave us a great understanding about the evolution of the Grand Canyon. Decent prices. The teenagers loved it too.

Thank Josh D
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April 8, 2017|
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Response from IMAXgrandcanyon | Property representative |
Thanks for your great question. We have the one and only IMAX at the a National Geographic Visitors Center just outside the national park. "Grand Canyon; The Hidden Secrets" plays daily in 2d. The park visitor center has... More
Bob D
July 23, 2016|
Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Free when we went.
June 13, 2016|
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Response from IMAXgrandcanyon | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your questions. You are able to purchase the tickets day of without issue and if you'll stop at any restaurant or hotel they will have coupons for discount tickets. Thanks again and hope to... More