The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum ®


The Musical Instrument Museum invites you to explore the musical instruments and music of the world and to use MIM’s collections and exhibitions as a foundation for teaching and learning. Our Education Department seeks to inspire learners of all ages and abilities by offering a wide range of educational programs—from school group visits and museum tours to artist residency programs, from lectures and classes for adults to workshops for children, and much more!

Through thoughtful interpretation, innovative program development, hands-on musical encounters, and strategic partnering, MIM is committed to providing a world-class educational experience for every guest who visits.


MIM offers early childhood music and movement courses along with educational programs designed for older children.
Mini Music Makers (ages 0–5)
Musical Adventures Series (ages 6–10)
Junior Museum Guides (grades 6–12)


educationpage-schooltoursYOUTH & SCHOOL TOURS

MIM delivers exciting learning opportunities that combine arts education, social studies, and science with a fun experience!
School Group Tours
Youth Group Tours

Homeschool Days


educationpage-grouptoursGROUP TOURS

Guided and self-guided tours are available for groups of 10 to 120 people. Drop-in tours are available for 10 or fewer people.
Guided & Self-Guided Tours
VIP Tours
Orientation Tours

educationpage-youthYOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS

MIM offers a variety of programs for youth and families.
Family Events



educationpage-experienceLEARN & EXPERIENCE

Educational programs are available for guests of all ages.
Museum Encounters
Workshops & Lectures


MIM offers unique curriculum resources created through collaborative efforts with AZ K–12 educators.
Educator Resources
Artist Residency Program
Events for Educators

Educator Appreciation Month