Musical Instrument Museum

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  • Address: 4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, United States, 85050
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-4804786000
  • Fax: +1-4804812459
  • Ticket Price: 20 USD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Observatory, Family And Kids, Nature, Social, Arts

Musical Instrument Museum is the largest museum of its kind in the whole world. The museum houses a mind blowing collection of more than 15000 musical instruments. Instruments from all possible places in the world find a place in this museum.

This Museum of Musical Instruments was founded by Robert J. Ulrich and a friend in the year 2010. Mr. Ulrich was an African art collector and a world museum enthusiast. He took inspiration from the musical museum of Belgium and decided to start this.

The most remarkable collections are-

  • Indian, Russian and European instruments.
  • The collection of Africa is divided into parts representing different genres of music.

The Ground Level:

  • The Artist Gallery- This place is filled with photographs, video footages, concert outfits and other such objects linked to many talented and famous singers and musicians.
  • The Experience Gallery- This is probably the most interesting part where visitors can get hands on experience of trying various instruments.
  • The Target Gallery- This houses the permanent as well the travelling collections of instruments of the museum.
  • The Conservation Lab, the Museum Cafe as well as the Museum store make the other parts of the floor.

The Upper Level:

  • The Africa and Middle East Gallery- This place has a number of rare instruments from the Sub- Saharan, Middle Eastern and North African countries.
  • The Asia and Oceania Gallery- This part comprises of lovely collections from East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Central Asia and the Caucasus.
  • The European Gallery, Latin Gallery and the USA galleries are other beautiful parts in this floor.

Musical Instrument Museum Travel Tips

  • There is a large theatre as well as a cafe inside the museum.
  • Gift cards are available. Please contact 480-478-6000 or just visit the website.

Entrance Ticket Details For Musical Instrument Museum

  • Teens (13-19) - $15.00
  • Children (4-12) - $10.00
  • Children (ages 3 and under) – Free
  • ‘Beyond the Beat’ special exhibition: $10 or $7 when purchased with museum admission.

Musical Instrument Museum Hours

  • The various programs and events hours vary always. Check the official website for the current details.
  • Last entry is an hour before closing hour.

How to Reach Musical Instrument Museum

  • Bus numbers 44 and 186 till Tatum Blvd and Mayo Blvd

  • Chilli’s
  • Pita Jungle
  • Subway
  • Kona Grill
  • BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

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  • Musical Instrument Museum Address: 4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050, United States, 85050
  • Musical Instrument Museum Contact Number: +1-4804786000
  • Musical Instrument Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Musical Instrument Museum Price: 20 USD
  • Best time to visit Musical Instrument Museum(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Musical Instrument Museum: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 69.53% of people who visit Phoenix include Musical Instrument Museum in their plan

  • 74.81% of people start their Musical Instrument Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Musical Instrument Museum

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

92.25% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Musical Instrument Museum

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