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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.

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  • 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

Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients from the Henan Museum

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 23, 2018 to May 6, 2018
Recurring daily
Presented in partnership with the prestigious Henan Museum, MIM’s exhibition explores the harmony between music, people,…

Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 23, 2018
Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition

Victor Wooten Trio

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 24, 2018
Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini

Paris Chansons

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 25, 2018
Paris Chansons

Melanie, Friends, and Family: An Evening of Songs and Stories

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 27, 2018
Melanie, Friends, and Family: An Evening of Songs and Stories

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 28, 2018
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

Al Jardine: A Postcard from California with Matt Jardine

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 29, 2018 to January 30, 2018
Recurring daily
Al Jardine: A Postcard from California with Matt Jardine

George Winston

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 31, 2018
George Winston

Kid Koala: Nufonia Must Fall - Live

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 2, 2018 to February 5, 2018
Recurring daily
Montreal-based scratch DJ and music producer Kid Koala presents a magical, multidisciplinary adaptation of his graphic…

Front Country

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 8, 2018
Front Country

Max Weinberg's Jukebox

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 9, 2018
Fresh off the hugely successful River Tour 2016–2017 of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (where the group played…

Pavlo

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 11, 2018
Pavlo

American Brass Quintet

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 12, 2018
American Brass Quintet

Cyrus Chesnut Trio

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 12, 2018 to February 13, 2018
Recurring daily
Cyrus Chesnut Trio

Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 14, 2018
Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen

Bumper Jacksons

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 15, 2018
Bumper Jacksons

We Banjo 3

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 16, 2018
We Banjo 3

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 18, 2018
Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams

Shovels and Rope

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 19, 2018
Shovels and Rope

Rob Kapilow: What Makes It Great? Beethoven’s Waldstein Sonata

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 20, 2018
Rob Kapilow: What Makes It Great? Beethoven’s Waldstein Sonata

The Wood Brothers

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 21, 2018
The Wood Brothers with supporting act The Mastersons

David Wilcox

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 22, 2018
David Wilcox

Emily Bear

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 23, 2018
Emily Bear

The California Guitar Trio

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 24, 2018
The California Guitar Trio

BoDeans: Stripped Down

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 25, 2018
BoDeans: Stripped Down
The opening concert of the Phoenix Chamber Music Society’s 9 th Annual Winter Festival brings music of American…

Davina and the Vagabonds

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 27, 2018
Davina and the Vagabonds with supporting act the Squirrel Nut Zippers

Live from Laurel Canyon

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 1, 2018
Live from Laurel Canyon

The Gibson Brothers

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 2, 2018
The Gibson Brothers

Tinsey Ellis

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 3, 2018
Tinsey Ellis

Benny Green Trio with Veronica Swift

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 5, 2018
Benny Green Trio with Veronica Swift

Altan

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 7, 2018
Altan

Karla Bonoff

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 8, 2018
Karla Bonoff

The English Beat

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 9, 2018
The English Beat
The Acoustic Living Room: Songs and Stories with Kathy Mattea featuring Bill Cooley
Masters of Hawaiian Music: George Kahumoku Jr., Led Kaapana, and Jeff Peterson

Socks in the Frying Pan

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 16, 2018
Socks in the Frying Pan

Runa

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 17, 2018
Runa

To Belarus with Love

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 19, 2018
To Belarus with Love

Trace Bundy

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 22, 2018
Trace Bundy

Arturo Sandoval

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 23, 2018
Arturo Sandoval

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 24, 2018
Joanne Shaw Taylor

Sahba Motallebi with Naghmeh Farahmand: A NuRooz Celebration

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 25, 2018
Sahba Motallebi with Naghmeh Farahmand: A NuRooz Celebration

Andy Summers

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 27, 2018
Andy Summers

Martin Sexton

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 28, 2018
Martin Sexton with supporting act Chris Trapper

Joey Alexander

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 30, 2018
Joey Alexander

Lindi Ortega

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 1, 2018
Lindi Ortega

The Sun Dog Twins featuring Will Clipman and Leon Littlebird

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 11, 2018
The Sun Dog Twins featuring Will Clipman and Leon Littlebird

Hot Club of Cowtown

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 18, 2018
Hot Club of Cowtown

Daymé Arocena

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 19, 2018
Daymé Arocena

Pete Pancrazi Quartet

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 25, 2018
Pete Pancrazi Quartet

Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 26, 2018
Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Terence Blanchard Featuring the E-Collective

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 4, 2018
Terence Blanchard Featuring the E-Collective