Discover 4,000 Years Of History In 34 Minutes

Located one mile south of the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park South Rim, the National Geographic Visitor Center/IMAX Theater provides the premier orientation and information spot for visitors seeking a memorable Grand Canyon experience.

Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets in IMAX plays daily on the giant, 6-story tall screen with digital surround sound. This most-watched IMAX film of all time penetrates the innermost depths of the Canyon, taking viewers where they could not normally go in only 34 minutes. The film moves through time, starting with the mysterious Anasazi people who lived there 4,000 years ago, to conquering the raging Colorado River with history’s explorer John Wesley Powell and then soaring above amazing Canyon vistas. Viewers will discover a Grand Canyon that would take a lifetime to experience. With your movie admission you will receive a Free Explorer’s pack. Kids 5 and under are free.

Those entering the National Geographic Visitor Center will find views, stories and secrets of the Grand Canyon that only National Geographic, the world’s most respected resource for natural history, can provide. The Center includes convenient services such as Grand Canyon National Park Pass sales, information and tour reservations, free Canyon maps, National Geographic Store, photo galleries, Explorer’s Café featuring Pizza Hut Express, and more.

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