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Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) - Phoenix, Arizona
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Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
4725 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050Map
+1 480 478 6000/+1 480 245 6919
Neighborhood: North Phoenix
AOL Travel Editor’s Review

Metropolitan Phoenix’s newest museum opened in spring 2010, billing itself as the first in the world dedicated to the celebration of global instruments. Upon entering the airy, acoustically thoughtful building, you're issued a wireless headset. When you approach a displayed instrument, voila—its sound plays clearly in your ears. The museum emphasizes instruments that have been used for folk and tribal occasions, and the collection includes instruments from over 200 different countries and territories. Unless you're the world's expert on this subject, we figure you'll be seeing and hearing instruments you’ve never even thought of before. Musicians will especially dig the Experience Gallery, where you can touch and play exotic instruments.

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By Juan Bermudez | Posted 01/20/12
  Awesome museum of instruments, never thought there were so many and John imagine piano was on display  
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Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Wednesday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Thursday to Friday from 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Saturday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
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