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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

Fantastic displays divided by country and then by style. Lots of interconnected rooms on 2 floors. Take a break at the Cafe or sit in the beautiful outdoor space.

Thank karen2450
Reviewed yesterday

Ok, so I didn't really know what to expect when a friend told me that I really needed to go here. Holy cow! This place is AWESOME! It's really well organized - first by geographic region, and then by cultural tradition, so that it's not...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed yesterday

What an unbelievable museum. We spent 4 hours here and needed much more to really see everything. Collections of musical instruments from all eras. There were videos for every country showing their musical instruments and how they were played. Audio head sets come with admission....More

Thank Huskies74
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love and play music, so of course this was a must-do in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Beautiful building and the exhibits are fantastic. So much to see, it blew my mind. With kids, you might want to focus one one or two continents, even for adults...More

Thank superfritzi
Reviewed 2 days ago

All the displays were fun to look at and listen to the music. I especially liked the room with the mechanical music machines. The room that had the instruments people could play was fun to watch. We were there for 3 hours, but could have...More

Thank Rowena H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum comprises a world wide collection of instruments spanning man’s history. Everyone gets a headset with admission that lets you key into videos at every turn. Recommend at least three hours to do it justice. More if you stop at everything. Bonus is a...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Many informative displays. Need at least 3 hours to see every display, but more to take it all in. Displays were well organized for comparisons.

Thank Craig Y
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 5 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
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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