Explore a world of music with a guided or self-guided group tour! Complete your day by adding lunch, a musical activity, or a VIP experience.

Group tours are perfect for family members, friends, and employees—or for club members, alumni, higher education groups, college students, conference attendees, and motorcoach tours. MIM meets all Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility requirements. Please notify our team of any special needs requests before your tour.

Every adult group tour includes:

An orientation video

A museum tour

Music making in a hands-on gallery

Visit during our Signature Event weekends for even more activities!

Schedule & Pricing


Tours for groups of all sizes are available year-round, seven days a week. Make a reservation to expedite your check-in process.

Private guided tours last one hour. You determine the length of a self-guided tour; the average visit is 3.5 hours.

Select your preferred tour date and time when booking your tour.


Private guided tours and self-guided tours are available at no additional charge with museum admission ($20 per adult). Each admission includes a guidePORT and a headset.

General museum admission rates do not include special exhibitions or concert tickets. Travel and tourism industry professional rates are applied at time of booking.

Add an Experience

Plan your day to include lunch or a group activity. (Additional fees apply.) Select from the following options when booking your tour.


Enjoy a delicious meal together at Café Allegro or Beats Coffee Bar℠. We’re happy to work with your group on dining options.

Special Exhibition

Dive deep into a specific musical culture or topic with a self-guided tour of MIM’s current special exhibition for an additional $7 per person. Curator-led tours are offered on select dates.

Scavenger Hunt

Take a musical journey through MIM’s galleries to find specific objects and inspiration during this small-team activity! You can even purchase prizes from the Museum Store to reward winning teams.

Drumming Workshop

Make music and rhythm together during a one-hour workshop. Learn the basics of African, Latin, and pop music hand drumming from a master instructor, then participate in a thrilling jam session.

VIP Tour

Discover how exhibits are created, go backstage at the MIM Music Theater, and more on a behind-the-scenes tour.

Book Your Tour

To schedule your group tour, fill out the Adult Group Tour Request Form at least two weeks before your desired tour date. MIM will contact you and email your reservation confirmation. If you have questions, contact MIM’s Group Sales Specialist at 480.478.6031 or