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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

Sahba Motallebi

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 3, 2016
Sahba Motallebi performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Experience Scandinavia

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 3, 2016 to December 4, 2016
Recurring daily
Make plans to experience Scandinavian music and culture at MIM! Join in for a celebration of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and…

Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 3, 2016 to September 4, 2017
Recurring daily
Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces presents a collection of instruments featuring stunning inlay design created by…

Irish Christmas in America

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 4, 2016 to December 5, 2016
Recurring daily
The popular "Irish Christmas in America" show is coming to MIM Music Theater.

Tinsley Ellis

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 6, 2016
Tinsley Ellis performs at MIM Music Theater

Marty Ashby’s 7th Annual Holiday Show

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 9, 2016
Marty Ashby performs at the Music Instrument Theater

An Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 10, 2016
Over the Rhine performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Etienne Charles

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 15, 2016
Etienne Charles performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

The Klezmatics: Happy Joyous Hanukkah

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 16, 2016
The Klezmatics perform at the Musical Instrument Theater

Hear Them Ring

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 17, 2016 to December 18, 2016
Recurring daily
Chimes and jingles will fill the halls at MIM as they celebrate instruments that ring. See performances featuring…

Estèban

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 18, 2016
Estèban performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Asleep at the Wheel Holiday Show

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 21, 2016
Asleep at the Wheel performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

The New Standards present “A New Holiday Tradition”

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 22, 2016
The New Standards perform at the Musical Instrument Theater

Blind Boys of Alabama

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 23, 2016 to December 24, 2016
Recurring daily
Blind Boys of Alabama perform at the Music Instrument Theater

Dom Flemons

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 27, 2016
Dom Flemons performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Velvet Caravan

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 30, 2016
Velvet Caravan performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Jim Brickman- A New Year's Celebration

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 31, 2016
Jim Brickman performs at the Musical Instrument Theater to celebrate the New Years holiday.

Dar Williams

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 8, 2017
Dar Williams performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Rob Kapilow

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 12, 2017
Rob Kapilow performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Legends of Guitar featuring Anthony Mazzella

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 26, 2017
Anthony Mazzella performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Cantus

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 7, 2017
Cantus performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Rob Kapilow

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 23, 2017
Rob Kapilow performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Rob Kapilow

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 23, 2017
Rob Kapilow performs at the Musical Instrument Theater