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Musical Instrument Museum

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Musical Instrument Museum Self-Guided Tour in Phoenix
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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Musical Instrument Museum Self-Guided Tour in Phoenix
From $20.00*
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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...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-6920
Desert Ridge
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum is amazing, with its massive collection of instruments from around the world. Plan to spend a few hours here to fully experience it. The automatic audio headsets are perfect for a museum like this. You will learn a lot about history, culture, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ndoak1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow! My family and I love music and play several instruments. This museum honors every instrument and every culture. I'm so glad we were able to spend time here. Great visit!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SweetGMW
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was a bit sceptical about this and was only going to attend because of the kids, and was kinda surprised to see they were offering 2-day pass. But I was amazed with what the museum was offering! It has 2 floors and now I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OlivkaM85
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wife and I have heard others talk about really enjoying their visits to this museum and decided to give it a try one Sunday morning. As we found out our pick of being there when it opens at 9:00 A.M. was a good choice. Our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank avie8tor
Reviewed 2 days ago

A friend told me to check this out and I was dubious. But I could have spent another whole day there. Truly magical space with so much information. Instruments from all time periods/cultures are displayed with such care. You cannot believe how much fun this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank katimjo
Reviewed 2 days ago

When I was told that the group was going to this museum I was not that thrilled, it is now on my “must see” list. This is an amazing place, it shows types of musical instruments and types of music and offers examples of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Palousegal2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whether you play a musical instrument or you have ever enjoyed music you owe it to yourself to visit the best instrument museum in the nation. And the $20 entry fee includes a head set to enjoy all of the active displays. Plan on spending...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gene P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When buying our entrance ticket, we didn’t understand why they offered a two day pass. Boy were we surprised at how much there is to see & do! What a fun and fantastic museum. Good for all ages even if you are not ‘musical’. It...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 80hours
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have attended concerts for years at the MIM but never visited the museum until this visit. It is well worth it but be prepared to spend at least 3 hours, maybe more if it is busy, if you want to see everything. Displays are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PrairieGirl28
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an amazing place!!! One day is not enough to go around the whole museum. The staff is friendly, and helpful. Complete information about the music, instruments and country. A place to come back Sever times

Date of experience: March 2019
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Gardea
March 8, 2019|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Elementary school kids might enjoy the interactive area, but for probably less than an hour. Middle school kids would like that area and maybe some of the upstairs exhibits -- 2 to 3 hours. Older teens might want more time... More
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Virginia G
December 6, 2018|
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Yes, there are restaurants close by. There is a big shopping area across the road called Desert Ridge Marketplace. In the marketplace you will find various dining options from fast food to Macaroni Grill, California... More
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BeverlyH389
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Kevin M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s a decent place to enjoy a show. Personally I like to be down front and center. But anytime I’ve been there I can’t say I’ve had a bad seat.
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