and contains a series of sparkling galleries in additon to a performance space and the recquisite cafeteria and souvenir shop.
The exhibits are top drawer and technologically superb. Each country represented has a display of indigenous instruments. There are also sound/video clips of performance on screens that are activated as you approach the area.
Coverage is worldwide and inludes all styles from classical to pop and all time periods from the primitive to rock and roll.
See more at their web site http://www.themim.org/
We found it fascinating though like most museums it needs to be paced. See a bit, break for lunch, go back more more, take anohter rest, etc. Sitting places are limited.