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4725 E. Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85050

Phone: 480 478-6000
Fax: 480 471-8690

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Ranked the Valley's number one attraction on TripAdvisor, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is the world's only global musical instrument museum. MIM's collection is truly global in scope, with more than 15,000 instruments and artifacts from every country in the world. Each exhibit includes high quality audio/video that allows guests to see and hear the instruments being played in their original cultural settings. MIM highlights include the Artist Gallery, which features iconic instruments from John Lennon, Elvis Presley and Taylor Swift, and the Experience Gallery where guests can play instruments from around the world. For live music, MIM Music Theater is the best place in the Valley to hear concerts by artists from around the globe. Visit our website for the latest news and events.


  1. Family Weekend: Music in Disguise at MIM (Musical Instrument Museum)

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    Discover the what, why, and where of the outrageous, beautiful, and (sometimes) scary outfits at MIM - all through the instruments and music of the world! Wear your favorite (weaponless) costume; play a game of matching examples of traditional dress, masks, regalia, and ceremonial costumes with musical instruments; make a costume accessory; and see some special attire in action. Don’t miss this chance to dress up!

  2. MIMFest Global Music Festival

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    After the success of MIM's inaugural music festival in 2014, the museum is brining it back this year. Local, national and international musical acts will perform on three stages, offering attendees a one-of-a-kind musical journey. Set against the backdrop of the stunning Arizona desert, MIMFest will feature more than 20 performing groups as well as 12 food trucks serving global fare. In addition to performances on the three stages (two outdoor and the MIM Music Theater), there will be a variety of local musicians, dancers and artists to enhance the experience, including a samba group, aerialists, a Dixieland band and participatory rangoli art. Guests of all ages will also enjoy complimentary face painting, henna art, acoustic instrument demonstrations and craft activities.

  3. Experience Scandanavia at MIM (Musical Instrument Museum)

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    Make plans to experience Scandinavian music and culture at MIM! Join us for a celebration of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. Enjoy musical performances, traditional dances, a regionally inspired menu in the café, hands-on crafts, and much more.

  4. Hear Them Ring at MIM (Musical Instrument Museum)

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    Chimes and jingles will fill the halls at MIM as we celebrate instruments that ring! See performances featuring handbells, vibraphones, and more. Try your hand at gamelan and learn how these instruments make their unique sounds. The weekend will also highlight a special menu at Café Allegro, gifts for purchase in the Museum Store, face painting, and so much more.