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Musical Instrument Museum

4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-6920
+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 85050-6920
Desert Ridge
+1 480-478-6000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So you think a musical instrument museum would be ho-hum? So did I. WRONG!! Fantastic and oh so cool. Could have stayed all day. So glad my husband opted for this museum over an art museum.

Thank craigeck
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is astonishing but it would take a few days to properly see it all. Be prepared to take a break midday since there is so much information to take in. The staff is very knowledgeable so be sure to ask questions

Thank Scrosby789
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were given tickets to this museum and although we are interested in music, I wasn't convinced that I wanted to visit. However, the person who gave us the tickets was very enthusiastic and as we had a spare afternoon we went along - and...More

Thank LondonKaytee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very interesting place with 4 floors of history re musical instruments, it is a about full day tour, very nice

Thank ttkura
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The musical instrument museum will take at least two to three days to go through but the thrilling part of it is you can go back again and again and focus on different areas that you might be interested in. What's also nice is the...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 4 days ago

First visit to a really cool place! Enjoyed the newer/more modern instruments. Was with serious music group of folks and spent the entire day. New Asian exhibit was awesome! Think 2-3 hours would be max time needed for MIM.

Thank CT Rob G
Reviewed 4 days ago

I saw that this was the #1 rated attraction in Phoenix but still wasn't sure it was something I wanted to go to. Fortunately, I went anyway; it was amazing!! It has musical instruments from all over the world which are arranged by continent and...More

Thank jpwmi
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had no idea what to expect. We thought it might be this hokie personal collection of instruments. Maybe a poor version of Bill Gates’ EMP (now MPOP). Were we ever wrong! This museum qualifies as a must see. We spent hours soaking in the...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Simply because there is some much here.....so much to see in this enchanting place. Busy but not overcrowded (I went on a Friday) got there around 11-00 am and didn`t want to leave at 5pm when it closed. Star Gallery included John Lennon Piano from...More

Thank Worldtravenut
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had never heard of this museum, though my Lady knew of it. We first toured a special exhibit on Chinese music, tracing its history from the origins to the present, most interesting. We then went to the permanent exhibits, and I have to say that...More

Thank DonaldYokum
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9 December 2017|
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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
2 July 2017|
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Response from goyankees1962 | Reviewed this property |
I think only for American Express cardholders
26 January 2017|
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Response from wakondarev |
I'll be the first answer my own question. I've just read in the "Policies" section of the website that, yes, there are wheel chairs available at no cost on a first-come, first-serve basis.