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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)
May 22, 2017 to September 4, 2017
Recurring daily
Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces presents a collection of instruments featuring stunning inlay design created by…

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

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 Trio

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

Tchaikovsky & Mozart Concert 1

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 9, 2017 to December 10, 2017
Recurring daily
Tchaikovsky worshiped Mozart, whom he claimed to “adore and idolize.” This season’s Chamber Music series spotlights Tchaikovsky…