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National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center

450 State Route 64, 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.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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450 State Route 64, Tusayan, AZ 86023
+1 928-638-2203
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Naional Geographic Center was helpful in deciding where in the Grand Canyon would suit our interests most. It is a great place for souvenirs as well as information.

Thank Denise P
IMAXgrandcanyon, Manager at National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind review, I'm glad you could find some great information. Marty

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grand Canyon is overwhelming in size and activities you can do. From helicopter rides to day long hikes it's all possible at the Canyon. The visitor station is a great place to get maps, discover hikes and pick up necessary items like hats, sunscreen,...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who doesn't love National Geographic! Always love watching all the programs that National Geographic has to offer, but the fact, that I could go to their visitor center in the outskirts of the Grand Canyon was like going to Disneyland for me! A must stop...More

Thank Wandermuses
Reviewed 1 week ago

The visitor centre was great, as well as the IMAX experience. the graphics of the movie were great but i was expecting more on how they thought the Grand Canyon was formed, rather than how it was discovered and explored. However, it was still great!

Thank Alyce B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The IMax offers a thrill ride of the Grand Canyon. Great gift shop and there are buy one get half off tickets at various business.

Thank MercurioP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The National Geographic Grand Canyon visitor center is the entrance for the IMAX experience. If you stop at McDonald's or one of the local hotels in the lobby you can get a buy one get 1/2 price coupon. Don't miss this opportunity it is excellent...More

1  Thank msbgiff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe I was not informed, but I was quite disappointed at the National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center. There was an IMAX movie there which I decided to pass on because I would see the real thing from a helicopter. Otherwise the Center was just...More

Thank Ccccmill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the movies about the explorer's of the Grand Canyon was very interesting. the IMAX option was fun too.

Thank travism163
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop on tour before entering the Grand Canyon Park. Nice center, food is only average but not many choices. The Imax movie is excellent and worth the trip

Thank johnsfamilyof5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean Bathrooms. The IMAX movie was good too. We didn't eat at the restaurants. Pleanty of FREE parking.

Thank kaiscat
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12 August 2016|
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Response from IMAXgrandcanyon | Property representative |
I'm so sorry that she lost it, give me a call on Saturday 8/13 928-890-7639 and we can help you out. Marty
25 March 2015|
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Response from IMAXgrandcanyon | Property representative |
Within the National Geographic Visitors Center and IMAX we have several choices for both lunch and dinner. We feature a Pizza Hut Express with both Personal Pan Pizza and Medium 12" Pizza as well as breadsticks. We also... More