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Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater

4725 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85050 | North Phoenix | 480-478-6000

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Located at the Musical Instrument Museum this intimate 300-seat theater hosts concerts unlikely to be seen at typical music venues. The concert hall features comfortable seating and top of the line acoustics. The concerts, like the instruments on display at the museum, reflect the musical cultures of every corner of the globe. The privately-funded Musical Instrument Musuem is located in North Scottsdale and opened in April 2010. It's a beautiful, open and inviting space with a contemporary Southwestern vibe and their collection of more than 15,000 instruments includes examples of musical artifacts from nearly every nation on the globe.


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MIM offers a shared experience of the history of musical instruments throughout the world. The 200,000 square-foot space is bright and open, providing guests with a warm and comfortable environment.

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