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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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“music lovers” (151 reviews)
“love music” (147 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-6920
Desert Ridge
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"music lovers"
in 151 reviews
"love music"
in 147 reviews
"instruments being played"
in 99 reviews
"experience gallery"
in 91 reviews
"john lennon"
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"hear the music"
in 86 reviews
"famous musicians"
in 58 reviews
"johnny cash"
in 54 reviews
"music history"
in 51 reviews
"world music"
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"different countries"
in 66 reviews
"concert hall"
in 74 reviews
"first floor"
in 125 reviews
"all ages"
in 280 reviews
"on display"
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"day pass"
in 65 reviews
"we spent hours"
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Reviewed yesterday

Don't miss the MIM! It is fabulous for all ages. Allow several hours to visit the museum. And definitely use the head sets to experience it fully.

Thank mollylong554
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had several friends recommend the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. We expected to stay a couple of hours, but ended up staying all day & still didn't see everything. This is such a well curated museum and has more than musical instruments. The 2nd...More

Thank Teresa D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We shortchanged ourselves in visiting this fascinating museum. You don't have to be musician to enjoy the wonderful exhibits and travel around the world musically.

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful - way too much to see in one day. Very well organized and comprehensive. Go elsewhere for lunch.

Thank LovestoTravel129
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So much to see, be prepared to spend a lot of time here. If you are the type to look at everything plan to spend most of the day. We started looking at every single thing and then realized we'd never make it through so...More

Thank taraoneil
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is for everyone! You do not have to be a music major to enjoy it. The experience is worth every bit of the $20 admission cost. You should allow at least four hours for your visit. Take a few hours in the morning,...More

Thank pcb_10
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent five hours in this fantastic museum and enjoyed every minute. So many exhibits to see and enjoy. Videos were wonderful. Great food in Café.

Thank 754Lorrainea
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was lukewarm about going to the MIM but so many people encouraged me to go...I went. Remarkable in every way for the organization, the architecture, extraordinary collection, the music as you look at some of the displays, hands on area and the performance hall...More

Thank BeverlyBelury
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was working in Phoenix for a couple weeks and many people told me to check this place out. Very grateful I got the chance to. The shear amount of history preserved in this museum is overwhelming. you could spend a day in this place...More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I spent 4 hours here and could have easily spent 4 more. The museum is set up very nicely. Headphones are worn to hear a variety of music from each of the countries. I enjoyed the area where you got to play...More

Thank Amy B
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Beverly H
22 March 2018|
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Response from Donbrown51 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry didn't go to a concert while there. I am sure it is great!
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CallawayGrl
16 March 2018|
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Response from Greg B | Reviewed this property |
No dress codes - I'm sure any comfortable shoes are fine. My wife and I typically wear jeans/shorts and I wore sandals.
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Diane L
14 March 2018|
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Response from truffles808 | Reviewed this property |
3 hours is about the time I spent there. It seemed enough if you don’t mind focusing on specific galleries. For music lovers, it may not be enough.
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