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This fascinating museum has three-dimensional models, powerful photographs, and interpretive exhibits that describe the complicated geologic story of the area. Be treated to useful explanations about how the canyon was formed via the deposition of rock layers, the uplift of the Colorado Plateau, and the carving of Grand Canyon. The bookstore within the museum is a great place to browse for gifts and there are also wonderful views from this spot.

On the Road: Steps to parking.

Family Friendly: This museum will answer all your kids' questions about how the Grand Canyon was formed!

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Jun 16, 2019
Ashley Overstreet
May 17, 2019
Allan Nolan
May 5, 2019
Daisuke Sakaniwa
Mar 23, 2019
Tom Herr
This museum on the edge of The Canyon augments the beauty of the rocks with explanation of how things formed. Great view.
Mar 20, 2019
Chris McCloud
Stopped by as part of training for 2019 GRCA spring/summer season.
Mar 19, 2019
Chris McCloud
Visited while working at GRCA 2019
Dec 30, 2018
Nona Lee Wehrenberg
Nov 20, 2018
Danielle Recknagel

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