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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
Having been to many, many major museums of all kinds here in the U.S. and abroad, I can say from experience that this museum is one of the best in the entire world.
The architecture is superb, all the space are inviting but not overwhelming....More
This place has it all for the music lover! You will definitely spend an entire day here, so plan accordingly. There are rooms and rooms and rooms of musical instruments and history. If you come on the weekend or during the summer, it could get...More
You could easily make this a two-day experience if you’re really interested in music. Well organized and beautifully displayed, there are instruments from all over the world. The headsets automatically play the commentary and music as you walk near each display so you decide what...More
Fantastic museum. Very well organized. I enjoyed every bit of it. It was fascinating to see different cultures’ takes on string and percussion instruments.
Re American music, I particularly enjoyed seeing Tommy T’s Telecaster.
Over Labor Day Weekend I was visiting my daughter in Phoenix and she suggested that I might like to go see MIM!! Like???? I LOVED it. The building is gorgeous light and airy. The displays are superb and so varied. They are broken down into...More
Totally blown away with this Museum, it has got to be one of the best my Husband and I have ever visited.. so engaging we thoroughly enjoyed the ‘Experience Gallery’ where we had the opportunity to play some of the instruments, I throughly enjoyed the...More
We spent 7 hours visiting all the 10,000 instruments that were displayed by country of origin, along with artifacts and clothing of the region. A flat screen video automatically plays a video of the musicians playing the music of each display into your individual headset...More
I loved the upper level that explored the musical instruments from every country in the world, along with video clips where you can hear the music in action. There are a couple of genres I now want to explore further - such as Cape Verdean...More