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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

Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 23, 2017 to September 4, 2017
Recurring daily
Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces presents a collection of instruments featuring stunning inlay design created by…

Sean Rowe

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 30, 2017
Sean Rowe performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Kathy Mattea

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
July 2, 2017
Kathy Mattea performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Pat Martino Trio

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
July 6, 2017
Pat Martino Trio perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Lucy Kaplansky

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
July 7, 2017
Lucy Kaplansky performs at the Muscial Instrument Museum

Paris Chansons

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
July 8, 2017
Paris Chansons perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Federspiel

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
July 9, 2017
Federspiel performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Delta Rae

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
July 24, 2017
Delta Rae performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Pharaoh Sanders

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
July 28, 2017
Pharaoh Sanders Quartet perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Maceo Parker

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 22, 2017
Maceo Parker peforms at the Musical Instrument Museum

Ottmar Liebert

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 30, 2017 to August 31, 2017
Recurring daily
Ottmar Liebert performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Radney Foster

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 1, 2017
Radney Foster performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Carbon Leaf

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 4, 2017
Carbon Leaf performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Tchaikovsky & Mozart Concert 1

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 9, 2017 to December 10, 2017
Recurring daily
Tchaikovsky worshiped Mozart, whom he claimed to “adore and idolize.” This season’s Chamber Music series spotlights Tchaikovsky…