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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)
January 18, 2017 to September 4, 2017
Recurring daily
Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces presents a collection of instruments featuring stunning inlay design created by…

Steve Tyrell

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 19, 2017 to January 20, 2017
Recurring daily
Steve Tyrell performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

John Jorgenson

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 22, 2017
John Jorgenson peforms 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

Andy McKee

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
January 27, 2017
Andy McKee performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Del McCoury

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 2, 2017 to February 3, 2017
Recurring daily
Del McCoury performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Pavlo

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 6, 2017
Pavlo performs at the Muscial Instrument Theater

Cantus

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

Mandy Harvey

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 8, 2017
Mandy Harvey perfoms at the Muscial Instrument Theater

Experience Canada

Musical Instrument Museum
February 11, 2017 to February 12, 2017
Recurring daily
Honor Canadian culture and music as MIM celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday and Arizona’s Canada Week. Get a taste of Canada…

John Scofield

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 17, 2017
John Scofield with supporting acts Steve Swallow, Larry Goldings, and Bill Stewart perform at the Musical Instrument…

Rob Kapilow

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

Karl Bonoff

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 24, 2017
Karl Bonoff performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Musical Icons: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

Musical Instrument Museum
February 25, 2017 to February 26, 2017
Recurring daily
Celebrate Black History Month at MIM by commemorating the legendary Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. Explore the lives of…

Willy Porter

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 9, 2017
Willy Porter with supporting act Carmen Nickerson perform at the Musical Instrument Theater

Experience Ireland

Musical Instrument Museum
March 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017
Recurring daily
Make plans to experience Ireland at MIM’s annual celebration of Irish music and culture. Enjoy music, crafts, Irish…

Kasey Chambers

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 12, 2017
Kasey Chambers performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Angel Obel

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 20, 2017
Angel Obel performs at the Muscial Instrument Theater

Rob Kapilow

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

Jon McLaughlin

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 8, 2017
Jon McLaughlin performs at the Muscial Instrument Theater