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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

The Maya Spectra and House of Stairs

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 26, 2016
The Maya Spectra and House of Stairs perform at MIM Music Theater

Poncho Sanchez

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 28, 2016
Poncho Sanchez performs at MIM Music Theater

The Will Goble Quartet

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 29, 2016
The Will Goble Quartet performs at MIM Music Theater

Paradise Winds

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 30, 2016
Paradise Winds performs at MIM Music Theater.

Mehmet Polat Trio

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 31, 2016
Mehmet Polat Trio performs at MIM Music Theater

Radney Foster

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 1, 2016
Radney Foster performs at MIM Music Theater.

Sierra Hull

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 2, 2016
Sierra Hull performs at MIM Music Theater.

Experience the Andes

Musical Instrument Museum
September 3, 2016 to September 4, 2016
Recurring daily
Experience the music and culture from this famous South American mountain range, which extends from north to south through…

Roy Rogers and The Delta Rhythm Kings

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 10, 2016
Roy Rogers and The Delta Rhythm Kings perform at MIM Music Theater

Muskellunge and James Reams & The Barnstormers

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 11, 2016
Muskellunge and James Reams & The Barnstormers perform at MIM Music Theater.

Guitar Army featuring Robben Ford, Lee Roy Parnell & Joe Robinson

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 13, 2016
Guitar Army featuring Robben Ford, Lee Roy Parnell & Joe Robinson performs at MIM Music Theater.

Banda Magda

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 14, 2016
Banda Magda performs at MIM Music Theater.

The Steel Drivers

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 15, 2016
The Steel Drivers perform at MIM Music Theater

Sam Bush

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 16, 2016
Sam Bush performs at MIM Music Theater

O’Connor Band featuring Mark O’Connor

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 17, 2016
O’Connor Band featuring Mark O’Connor performs at MIM Music Theater.

Tom Rush

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 18, 2016
Tom Rush performs at MIM Music Theater

Davina and the Vagabonds

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 19, 2016
Davina and the Vagabonds performs at MIM Music Theater.

Geoffrey Keezer and Friends with Keola Beamer

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 20, 2016
Geoffrey Keezer and Friends with Keola Beamer perform at MIM Music Theater.

Lera Lynn

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 21, 2016
Lera Lynn performs at MIM Music Theater.

Delta Rae

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 22, 2016
Delta Rae performs at MIM Music Theater.

Crystal Bowersox

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 23, 2016
Crystal Bowersox performs at MIM Music Theater.

Elizabeth Cook

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 25, 2016
Elizabeth Cook performs at MIM Music Theater.

Donovan

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 26, 2016
Donovan performs at MIM Music Theater.

Ottmar Liebert

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 28, 2016
Ottmar Liebert performs at MIM Music Theater.

Tal Wilkenfeld

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 30, 2016
Tal Wilkenfeld performs at MIM Music Theater.

Bombino

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 1, 2016
Bombino performs at MIM Music Theater.

Ben Wendel Group featuring Gerald, Clayton, Joe Sanders, and Henry Cole

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 2, 2016
Ben Wendel Group performs at MIM Music Theater.

TriBeCaStan

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 2, 2016
TriBeCaStan performs at MIM Music Theater.

Jonatha Brooke

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 5, 2016
Jonatha Brooke performs at MIM Music Theater.

Julian Lage Trio

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 7, 2016
Julian Lage Trio performs at MIM Music Theater.

Bickram Ghosh’s Drums of India

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 9, 2016
Bickram Ghosh performs at MIM Music Theater.

Annie Moses Band

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 11, 2016
Annie Moses Band performs at MIM Music Theater.

Joey Alexander Trio

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 13, 2016
Joey Alexander Trio performs at MIM Music Theater.

Rudresh Mahanthappa

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 14, 2016
Rudresh Mahanthappa performs at MIM Music Theater.

Nicki Parrott, Rossano Sportiello, and Eddie Metz Trio

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 19, 2016
Nicki Parrott, Rossano Sportiello, and Eddie Metz Trio with guest Jacob Fisher.

Peter Rowan

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 20, 2016
Peter Rowan performs at MIM Music Theater.

The Cookers

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 21, 2016
The Cookers performs at MIM Music Theater.

Mac McAnally

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 23, 2016
Mac McAnally performs at MIM Music Theater.

Allen Stone

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 29, 2016
Allen Stone with supporting act King Charles

Rumer Willis

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 6, 2016
Rumer Willis performs at MIM Music Theater.

Monsieur Periné

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
Monsieur Periné performs at MIM Music Theater

Los Texmaniacs

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
Los Texmaniacs perform at MIM Music Theater.

Lizz Wright

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
Lizz Wright performs at MIM Music Theater.

Terry Bozzio

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
Terry Bozzio performs at MIM Music Theater

Musical Icon Celebration: Elvis

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
In honor of Elvis Week, join us for a celebration of the life of the “King of Rock and Roll.” Come and hear gallery talks near…

John Pizzarelli

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
John Pizzarelli performs at MIM Music Theater

Dave Riley and Bob Corritore Blues Band

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
Dave Riley and Bob Corritore Blues Band perform at MIM Music Theater

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
Cécile McLorin Salvant performs at MIM Music Theater

Charles Lewis Legacy Quintet

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
Charles Lewis Legacy Quintet performs at MIM Music Theater

King Sunny Adé

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
August 24, 2016
King Sunny Adé performs at MIM Music Theater