Enter the Musical Instrument Museum and embark on a magical journey around the globe. MIM’s collection is presented in Geographic Galleries that focus on five major world regions.
MIM’s Mechanical Music Gallery features a selection of musical instruments such as player pianos, mechanical zithers, and cylinder music boxes that, by definition, “play themselves.”
See, hear, and feel the vibes of instruments played by musical icons including Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley®, Pablo Casals, John Lennon, “King” Sunny Adé, Taylor Swift, Clara Rockmore, Maroon 5, and many others from around the world.
MIM’s unique Experience Gallery invites guests of all ages to touch, play, and hear a changing array of instruments from many different cultures.
The Target Gallery complements the museum’s permanent collection with exciting and informative traveling exhibitions and special engagements
MIM’s Conservation Lab gives guests a behind-the-scenes glimpse at collection maintenance and preservation.