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Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)

  • 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85050
    • Phone: (480) 478-6000
    • Fax: (480) 471-8690
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The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) showcases instruments and music of cultures from around the world. Rated Phoenix’s number one attraction by TripAdvisor, MIM is the world's only global musical instrument museum.  Explore at your own pace the more than 6,500 musical instruments and objects displayed in MIM’s Geographic Galleries using our state-of-the-art guidePORT audio system, along with high-resolution video screens. Guests see and hear instruments being played in their original cultural context. Other MIM highlights include the Artist Gallery, featuring instruments played by renowned artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, and more. Another favorite, in the Experience Gallery, guests can play instruments from around the world. Be sure to allow time for lunch or snacks in the award-winning Café Allegro. For live music, MIM Music Theater hosts more than 200 concerts each year presenting artists from around the world, from jazz to folk and American legacies to classical music. Open year round. Whether planning a visit with family and friends, or your special event, think MIM.

General Information
  • Hours of Operation: Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Miles to Downtown Phoenix: 20
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Facility Info
  • Largest Room 1732
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1732
  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Theatre Capacity 300
  • ADA Compliant Rooms 0
  • Audio true
  • Max Banquet Capacity 1600
  • Outdoor Banquet Capacity 380
  • Facility Buyout Allowed true
  • Outside Entertainment Allowed true
  • Entertainment Provided true
  • Non-Smoking Rooms 0
  • In-House Catering true
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space, Outdoor 13497
  • Private Room Reception Capacity 150
  • Private Dining Room Available true
  • Max Reception Capacity 2425
  • Outdoor Reception Capacity 600
  • Private Room Banquet Capacity 220
  • Stage true
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space, Indoor+Outdoor 27000
  • Visual true
  • Wi-Fi true
  • Banquet Capacity 750
  • Number of Rooms 1
  • Classroom Capacity 120

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Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
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