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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)
March 28, 2017 to September 4, 2017
Recurring daily
Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces presents a collection of instruments featuring stunning inlay design created by…

African Drum Ensemble

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 29, 2017
African Drum Ensemble performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Tom Paxton and the Don Juans

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 30, 2017
Tom Paxton and the Don Juans perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Germán López

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 31, 2017
Germán López performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Mindi Abair

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 1, 2017
Mindi Abair performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

River Whyless

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 5, 2017
River Whyless performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Gaby Moreno

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 6, 2017
Gaby Moreno performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Amy White and Al Petteway

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 7, 2017
Amy White and Al Petteway perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Guitar Spotlight

Musical Instrument Museum
April 8, 2017
Explore the wondrous world of guitars at MIM. In honor of International Guitar Month and our current special exhibition Dragons…

Jon McLaughlin

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

Steven Moeckl

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 9, 2017
Steven Moeckl performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Charles Lloyd

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 16, 2017
Charles Lloyd and the Marvles with supporting acts Reuben Rogers, Eric Harland, and Greg Leisz perform at the Musical…

David Lindley

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 18, 2017
David Lindley performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Suzy Bogguss

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 19, 2017 to April 20, 2017
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Suzy Bogguss performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Jenny and the Mexicats

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 21, 2017
Jenny and the Mexicats perform at the Musical Instrument Musuem

Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 22, 2017
Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Afro-Cuban All Stars

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 23, 2017
Afro-Cuban All Stars perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Keiko Matsui

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 25, 2017
Keiko Matsui performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

DuoHybrids

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 26, 2017
DuoHybrids perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

HAPA

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 26, 2017
HAPA peforms at the Musical Instrument Museum

Cherish the Ladies

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 29, 2017
Cherish the Ladies perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Rhiannon Giddens

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
April 30, 2017
Rhiannon Giddens peforms at the Musical Instrument Museum

Lizz Wright

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 1, 2017
Lizz Wright performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Zakir Hussain

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 2, 2017
Zakir Hussain with supporting act Rahul Sharma perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Anat Cohen

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 7, 2017
Anat Cohen and Trio Brasileiro perform at the Muscial Instrument Museum

Tift Merritt

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 8, 2017
Tift Merritt performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Marcia Ball

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 10, 2017
Marcia Ball performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

John Pizzarelli

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 12, 2017
John Pizzarelli Trio performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

René Marie

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 17, 2017
René Marie performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Experience Polynesia at Musical Instrument Museum

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 20, 2017 to May 21, 2017
Recurring daily
Kick off the summer at MIM with an annual celebration of Pacific Island music and culture. Enjoy musical performances, dancing…

The Sweet Remains

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 21, 2017
The Sweet Remains perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Acoustic Hot Tuna

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 23, 2017 to May 24, 2017
Recurring daily
Acoustic Hot Tuna performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Lisa Fischer

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
May 25, 2017
Lisa Fischer performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 2, 2017
Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Morgan James

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 3, 2017
Morgan James performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Hot Club of Cowtown

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 4, 2017
Hot Club of Cowtown performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Jackie Greene

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 5, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Recurring daily
Jackie Greene performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

The O’Connor Band

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 7, 2017
The O’Connor Band performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Chris Potter

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 8, 2017
Chris Potter Quartet performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Experience Brazil

Musical Instrument Museum
June 10, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Recurring daily
Let MIM immerse you in the sights and sounds of Brazilian culture and music. Experience vibrant musical performances, Brazilian…

Plena Libre

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 10, 2017
Plena Libre performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Candy Dulfer

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 11, 2017
Candy Dulfer performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Sarah Jarosz

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 13, 2017 to June 14, 2017
Recurring daily
Sarah Jarosz performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

BoDeans

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 16, 2017
BoDeans performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Dr. Lonnie Smith

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 17, 2017
Dr. Lonnie Smith performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Django Festival All-Stars

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 21, 2017
Django Festival All-Stars perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

The Waifs

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
June 29, 2017
The Waifs perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

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

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