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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 today 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 yesterday 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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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 2 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 2 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 3 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
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our group included 8-year old children to 84-year old seniors; most of us music lovers, some play various instruments, but all were impressed, almost overwhelmed by the collection. We saw and heard countless instruments we had never heard of from places we hardly new existed....More

Thank Jeff90038
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is awesome! Highly recommend it. Doubtful that most people could experience everything in one day. Definitely going back.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had no idea what to expect upon entering MIM and was blown away! You will need at least 3 hours to truly take advantage of everything this great museum had to offer. I learned so much about music and instruments from around the world...More

Thank MinaHKerr
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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.

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