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Musical Instrument Museum

4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050
+1 480-478-6000
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The World's Only Global Musical Instrument Museum. Home of the MIM Music Theater--a 300-seat acoustically superb performance space--as well as the award-winning Café Allegro (open 11 am - 2 pm daily) and the MIM Museum Store. The average guest spends nearly four hours at MIM. Please allow plenty of time to fully enjoy MIM's galleries and exhibits. Open daily, 9 am - 5 pm; Closed Thanksgiving; Open Christmas, 11 am - 5 pm. General Admission: $20; Teens (ages 13-19): $15; Children (ages 4-12): $10; Children 3 and under: Free. Hours and prices are subject to change.
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4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050
Desert Ridge
+1 480-478-6000
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is the most amazing museum we have ever ever experienced. Have heard about it for years & were expecting something great, but even better than we could possibly have anticipated.The instruments themselves are incredible, but the use of the videos to let you...More

Thank pshurd
Reviewed yesterday

This was an amazing experience that you've got to go attend to believe. It's an immense place and it could take you a couple of days to do it justice. The amount of instruments is awesome. Two floors and every country's instruments are represented. My...More

Thank Barbara m
Reviewed 2 days ago

Musical Instrument Museum you say????? Doesn't sound too great or inviting. Well, rest assured, should you give it a try, you will return again and again and be so amazed by the place that you will recommend it repeatedly to friends. I promise.

Thank AliKatECAZ
Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved this museum! but its name is misleading. It is far more than a museum of musical instruments. that may be the underlying theme of the exhibits, but you learn as much about the culture of a place as you do about its music...More

Thank dpendgracs
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't spent too much time in the Africa exhibits...unless you love drums. Move on to Europe and the US. I have never been to an exhibit with so many artifacts, old and contemporary. We were there for about 2 hours. We did not see everything,...More

Thank Josh B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Situated in a modern, striking building, this is a treasure trove of information - more than can be taken in in an afternoon! A great variety of instruments - drums, stringed, reed, brass - from all over the world are on display, with videos showing...More

Thank Richard0851
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is spectacular ! It was worth the 48$ Uber ride to get there from Tempe ! I have never seen so many instruments... organized by countries There is a nice restaurant as well ... but wish they would cut the sandwiches ( mine...More

Thank PCYC869
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent four hours touring this museum and could have enjoyed even more time to admire the amazing collection of instruments, many rare and unusual, from all over the world, the costumes of the musicians who played them, and the cultural information in print and...More

Thank Shelley2707
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunning display of instruments and videos of their use from around the world. Also maps of each country‘s place in the world. Can take more than a day to take in everything! Cafe has offerings for a lunch break.

Thank Kalena621
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have gone to several concerts here at the MIM. Everyone has been exceptional! Best acoustics with only a small seating area, so EVERY concert feels like an intimate encounter.

Thank JoanieMarieLuke
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Response from BizTrekker52 | Reviewed this property |
$20 for adults, $15 for teens, $10 for children (under 3 years old, free). There is also a $7 surcharge for the "special exhibit" (at present it is "Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China"). There is no Senior... More
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Response from jehenson81 | Reviewed this property |
If you like listening to music and have any genre of music that you like, you will enjoy this museum. Think of it as going to a whole bunch of mini concerts and if you don't like the song you can just move on to the next... More