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Grand Canyon Imax Theater

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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...more
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Az 64/u.s. 180, Tusayan, AZ 86023
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The theatre is really nice and the restaurant is great ... Gift shop , very nice - The Grand Canyon Imax is dated , faded and a little goofy and poorly edited ... Really didnt think the film measured up to the IMAX name and...More

Thank SamScott54
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the time to go. It is enjoyable and also a learning experience. Nice gift shop and food available.

Thank RN85_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off at the theatre on our way out of town, and enjoyed our stop. However, I wouldn’t go out of my way for it, or prioritize visiting if time was limited at the Grand Canyon. The cinematography is beautiful, but rather dated. I...More

Thank shaunan2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although it’s a nice place to go with a good environment. The movie is shot in 1984. Think its time for a movie upgrade. It has nice shots etc. but now its 2018 we should and can expect a little more!!

Thank DenTam
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This theater is co-located with National Geographic Store. National Geo should be ashamed to be associated with this inaccurate fabrication of a mis-named move. The National Geographic Society in part supported John Wesley Powell’s exploration of the Grand Canyon. He would cringe to see himself...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We went here as a way to take a break from hiking on our photo tour. It was a decent movie - clearly not the best IMAX I have seen. It was good with lots of helicopter and/or drone flyovers of the Canyon, but not...More

Thank Cfsdir
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Went to learn more about the Grand Canyon. We were terribly disappointed. If you like watching and listening to the depiction of the first explorers on the Colorado river for 30 minutes then this is for you. You won’t get a grasp of the glory...More

Thank suzanc985
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Provides great aerial views of the Grand Canyon and the story of a daring expedition .The views and motion made me a little dizzy at times,

Thank Misterjynx2000
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

If you have time go for it but the story is below my expectation. The sound quality is good though...

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Overly loud and overly priced is my review for this movie. The film is quite old and boring and really doesn't add anything to the experience of visiting GCNP. If you see the theatre, keep driving on by and head to the park and spend...More

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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