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Welcome to the National Geographic® Visitor Center, Grand Canyon South Rim

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.

News and Events at the Grand Canyon

Stay updated with the news and events of the Grand Canyon, South Rim and other local areas. Check out our active Grand Canyon blog sample below for a local perspective.

Explorer's Cafe

Grand Canyon News You Might Have Missed Week of April 7th 2014

Posted on April 11, 2014

Grand Canyon will be filled in to create mall, theme park by 2018 Read more
Best Western Squire Inn IDEE

Expansion at Best Western Squire Inn – 54 New Rooms and More

Posted on April 10, 2014

Fifty-four new rooms, a new indoor pool, a fitness center, and a kids play area are just a few of the amenities ready for expansion or a face lift at the Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn. Read more

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