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Heard Museum

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Musical Instrument Museum

Both Heard Museum and Musical Instrument Museum are endorsed by professional travelers. Overall, Heard Museum scores significantly better than Musical Instrument Museum. Heard Museum is ranked #1 in Phoenix with positive reviews from 7 reviewers such as Afar Magazine, Lonely Planet and Travel + Leisure.

Both Heard Museum and Musical Instrument Museum are endorsed by professional travelers. Overall, Heard Museum scores significantly better than Musical Instrument Museum. Heard Museum is ranked #1 in Phoenix with positive reviews from 7 reviewers such as Afar Magazine, Lonely Planet and Travel + Leisure.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Phoenix
location

2301 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004

endorsements
  • 8 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    The Heard Museum is a can't-miss cultural institution in Phoenix. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Pioneer settlers Dwight and Maie Heard built a Spanish colonial–style building on their property to house their collection of Southwestern art. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The Heard Museum is one of the nation's finest museums dealing exclusively with Native American cultures and is an ideal introduction to the indigenous peoples of Arizona. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    This extraordinary museum is a magical mystery tour through the history, life, arts and culture of Native American tribes in the Southwest. Full Review →

  • 12

    Travel + Leisure

    Even if it didn’t house one of the world’s premiere collections of Native American art, you’d want to hang out in this space. Full Review →

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87
#4 in Phoenix

4725 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050

  • 8 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Even passionate music lovers will be likely to see an instrument they've never heard of before, and... might hear some of them played by visiting artists. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Don a headset, approach an exhibit, and wirelessly listen to African thumb piano or Mongolian throat singing at the vast Musical Instrument Museum. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Billing itself as the only museum in the world dedicated to the display of global musical instruments, Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum, or MIM, opened in 2010. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    A fun destination for even casual music fans... among the museum's dazzling array of instruments are the piano on which John Lennon composed "Imagine," and the first Steinway. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    Vast halls broken down by content showcase an astonishing variety of musical instruments from all over the world. Full Review →

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