Like a jewel rising from the desert, MIM is an inspiring venue for sharing the world’s music. Travel the world by experiencing musical instruments in five Geographical Galleries. Using state-of-the-art audio and visual technology, you will hear, see, and feel the creative spirit of people from around the world playing instruments within their cultural context.
All ages are invited to bang a gong, strum a Burmese harp, and beat on drums from Africa in the Experience Gallery.
See instruments from such music icons as John Lennon, Taylor Swift, Elvis Presley, Carlos Santana, and more in the Artist Gallery.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the museum preserves and protects instruments from its 15,000-object collection through a window to the Conservation Lab.
You will be entertained, engaged, and enthralled. Welcome to the most extraordinary museum you will ever experience.℠