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 Café 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. Check out Grand Canyon Illusion, a 3D installation art piece by world famous artist Kurt Wenner. Free in the visitor center courtyard.

The IMAX Experience at the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets” dramatizes the adventure and discovery of the National Park, with thundering sound and breathtaking footage giving visitors an exciting glimpse of what lies beyond the entrance. The IMAX® Theater is one of the first of its kind ever built, and is designed to accommodate large groups in a comfortable, temperature controlled environment.

  • This stop, before entering the park, will help you make the most of your visit to the Grand Canyon with the ultimate planning and educational resources.
  • In order to fully appreciate the grandeur, get an unprecedented understanding of the real age of the Grand Canyon
  • Experience the breathtaking views through the IMAX “Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets” dramatizes the adventure and discovery of the National Park, with thundering sound and breathtaking footage giving visitors an exciting glimpse of what lies beyond the entrance.