General, History, Science, Specialized
The new Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), the first truly global museum of its kind, broke ground on February 6, 2008 for its 190,000-square-foot facility on 20 acres of land on the north side of Phoenix, Arizona. Offices during the building of the museum are located in Tempe, Arizona and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Scheduled to open in 2010, this new museum will celebrate the universal language of music by exhibiting instruments from every country in the world
General, History, Library, Specialized
Interactive displays trace the history of telecommunications in Arizona from the 1870s to the present day. Features changing exhibits including photographs, hand tools, switchboards, coin phones, directory, telegraph, teletype, and bell system memorabilia.