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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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General Information
  • 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

Richard Shindell and Nathan McEuen

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
September 29, 2016
Richard Shindell and Nathan McEuen perform at the Musical Instrument 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.

TriBeCaStan

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 2, 2016
TriBeCaStan performs in the Musical Instrument Theater.

TriBeCaStan

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 2, 2016
TriBeCaStan 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.

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.

Musical Icon: John Lennon

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 8, 2016
MIM will honor the life of the legendary John Lennon . Enjoy this special day with a gallery talk, film screening, trivia…

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.

Kandace Springs

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 22, 2016
Kandace Springs performs at the Musical Instrument Theater.

Mac McAnally

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

¡Cubanismo!

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
October 25, 2016
¡Cubanismo! performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Allen Stone

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

Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 5, 2016 to September 4, 2017
Recurring daily
Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces presents a collection of instruments featuring stunning inlay design created by…

Rumer Willis

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

Dave Damiani and The No Vacancy Orchestra

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 10, 2016
Dave Damiani and The No Vacancy Orchestra with Renee Olstead and Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. perform at the Musical Instrument…

Paris Chansons

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 11, 2016
Paris Chansons perform at the Musical Instrument Theater

Marc Cohn

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 13, 2016
Marc Cohn performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Bria Skonberg

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 14, 2016
Bria Skonberg performs at the Musical Instrument Theater.

Chucho Valdés–Joe Lovano Quintet

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 15, 2016
Chucho Valdés and Joe Lovano perform at the Musical Instrument Theater

Karrin Allyson

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 16, 2016
Karrin Allyson performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

http://mimmusictheater.themim.org/gypsy-soul-2

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 19, 2016
Gypsy Soul performs at the Music Instrument Theater

The Liz Story Piano Experience with Lisa Downing and Julio Mazziotti

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
November 26, 2016
The Liz Story Piano Experience at Musical Instruments Theater
George Kahumoku Jr., Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i & Kawika Kahiapo perform at the Musical Instrument Theater

Sahba Motallebi

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 3, 2016
Sahba Motallebi performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Marty Ashby’s 7th Annual Holiday Show

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 9, 2016
Marty Ashby performs at the Music Instrument Theater

Etienne Charles

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 15, 2016
Etienne Charles performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Asleep at the Wheel Holiday Show

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 21, 2016
Asleep at the Wheel performs at the Musical Instrument Theater

Blind Boys of Alabama

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
December 23, 2016 to December 24, 2016
Recurring daily
Blind Boys of Alabama perform at the Music Instrument Theater