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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

Karla Bonoff

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

Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
February 24, 2017 to September 4, 2017
Recurring daily
Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces presents a collection of instruments featuring stunning inlay design created by…

Musical Icons: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

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

Jimmy Webb

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 1, 2017 to March 2, 2017
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Jimmy Webb performs at the Muscial Instrument Museum

Martha Redbone

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 3, 2017
Martha Redbone performs at the Muscial Instrument Museum

Noam Pikelny

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 4, 2017
Noam Pikelny performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

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
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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

Niyaz

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 13, 2017
Niyaz with supporting act Azam Ali perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 14, 2017
Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn perorm at the Musical Instrument Museum

DakhaBrakha

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 14, 2017
DakhaBrakha performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Altan

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 19, 2017
Altan performs at the Musical Instrument Museum

Agnes Obel

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

Keola Beamer and Jeff Peterson

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 22, 2017
Keola Beamer and Jeff Peterson perform at the Musical Instrument Museum

Rob Kapilow

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

Blaise Lantana Quintet

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
March 26, 2017
Blaise Lantana Quintet 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

Jon McLaughlin

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

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 Museum

Afro-Cuban All Stars

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

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

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…