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Musical Instrument Museum

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Neighbourhood: Desert Ridge
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Address: 4725 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-6920
Phone Number: +1 480-478-6000
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The World's Only Global Musical Instrument Museum. Home of the MIM Music...

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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the best museum! a real surprise!

A huge museum about music and instruments! The Metropolitan Museum when talking about everything related to music from all over the world! It worths the trip!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A huge museum about music and instruments! The Metropolitan Museum when talking about everything related to music from all over the world! It worths the trip!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent 4 hours here and could have spent lots more time Everything was interesting and a lot was new information Very interactive and lots of space for kids to run around Trying the instruments is great and seeing the use throughout the world is amazing

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Fiskdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is for the young and the young at heart. There is so much to see and to do. We will be going back again to see the rest of it. It is so large that it is hard to see it all in one day. We also had a wonderful lunch there as well.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been there twice and not been disappointed by the museum or the talent they bring. The tickets are a bit pricey...that's our only complaint.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have attended a few great concerts at MIM. Am attending one tonight and saw one in March that I looked on their website for tickets. MIM wanted to charge me a $7 fee for buying the tickets with email delivery! 🤔 I called and asked MIM if I bought the tickets in person at the box-office tonight, would there still... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We toured this museum and it was awesome, so many instruments from around the world. Beautiful displays. It takes all day to get through it but you could do a half day and just tour the upstairs. They also have outdoor lunch seating.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My son and I went to the museum. We were surprised at how large the collection was and how well laid out.Plan on spending at least 2 hours

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum incorporates history of indigious people around the world, geography, as they post maps through out the exhibits so you can see the similarities and of course, music and instruments. They provide you with a head set which gives you a soundtrack as you wander through the extensive collection. This museum provides a learning experience for young and old.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hidden treasure! Lots of information and well thought out museum. Loved the interactive parts. Something for everyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To be honest, I wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised by the quality presentation and depth of the collections. I enjoyed the personal guide I was able to pick and choose what I wanted to spend time on and personalize my experience. I was surprised that there was nothing about Motown.

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