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Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix – Virtual Tour

Musical Instrument Museum - Phoenix - Virtual Tour

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix – Virtual Tour

The Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix is the largest museum of its type in the world. The collection of over 15,000 musical instruments includes examples from nearly 200 countries.

The exhibit for each country features a video display showing local musicians performing on native instruments. The performances can be heard using a wireless device with headphones.

For countries with significant diversity, there are multiple displays for the different types of ethnic, folk, and tribal music.

The museum’s contemporary facility, which opened in 2010, offers two floors of galleries plus a theater for concerts. 

Musical Instrument Museum - Phoenix - Virtual Tour

Cambodia exhibit – Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix

Highlights of the Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix

  • The Artist Gallery – featuring instruments, concert footage, photographs, and outfits, of notable musicians
  • The North American Gallery – features instruments that shaped the musical landscape across the critical music genres
  • The Experience Gallery – featuring instruments that can be played from many different cultures
  • The Europe Gallery – features instruments ranging from an antique charter horn to a foot-operated drum kit
  • The Mechanical Music Gallery – features musical instruments such as player pianos, mechanical zithers, and cylinder music boxes that play themselves
  • The Africa and Middle East Gallery – features instruments and artifacts from sub-Saharan, North African, and Middle Eastern nations
  • The Asia and Oceania Gallery – features instruments from Asia, Oceania, and the Caucasus
  • The Latin America Gallery – features instruments from South  America and Mexico; and the Caribbean

Musical Instrument Museum - Phoenix - Virtual Tour

Puerto Rico exhibit – Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix

  • Museum:              Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix
  • City:                      Phoenix, Arizona
  • Country:               United States
  • State:                    Arizona
  • Established:          2010
  • Type:                    Music Museum
  • Location:               4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ, United States

Musical Instrument Museum - Phoenix - Virtual Tour
Singapore exhibit – Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix – Map

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix – 360 Views

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix – 360 Views

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix – 360 Views

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix – 360 Views

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix – 360 Views

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix – 360 Views

Virtual Tour of the Museums in Phoenix, Arizona

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix

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Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix

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“Without music, life would be a mistake”
– Friedrich Nietzsche

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Photo Credit: Marine 69-71 / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0); 

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