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Get ready to experience all things MUSIC – discover various genres, explore the stories about iconic songs and music makers, marvel at the beautiful musical instruments and artefacts on display, and create your own music. Traditional or contemporary, young or old, the IME has something for everyone.

Plan your Visit

VISITOR INFORMATION 

 

Open Hours

Weekdays (Tue to Fri)

10.00 a.m – 06.00 p.m
(Last ticket at 5pm)

Weekends (Sat & Sun)

11.00 a.m – 07.00 p.m
(Last ticket at 6pm)

Closed

Monday

Location

Brigade Millennium Avenue,
JP Nagar 7th phase,
Bengaluru,
Karnataka 560078

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Getting There

From Majestic – 215 series

Metro Train

IME is 2.2km from
Yelachenahalli Metro station (Green line)

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking available

Limited Parking Available

"Change Starts from within. Use public transport to visit the museum and make a difference to reduce the carbon footprint..."

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Whats On

EXHIBITS

The Stars

The Stars

In this gallery we feature a hundred luminaries of the indian music whose sounds, continues to resound among us. Their gift to us – the shared human experience we call music – binds, heals and inspires. Highlights – Shehnai of Bismillah Khan, Tambura of MS...

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Reaching out

Reaching out

From the gramophone to the mobile phone, the way that music has been recorded and disseminated has evolved. Trace the journey of recorded sound in India, learn about the pioneers of recording, and the way that technology has impacted music. Highlights : Rare...

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Stories through song

Stories through song

Since the first ‘talkie’ in the 1930s, music has been an inalienable part of the movies in India. Discover the landmarks and legends of Hindi film music and find the diverse influences of various genres of music in film songs, and find that special song that brings...

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Songs of struggle

Songs of struggle

This gallery, designed like an archive, explores how music can be part of political movements. From India’s national movement, where music was used to unite people, to songs of protest that express dissent, music has the power to create change. Highlights : over 35...

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Instruments gallery

Instruments gallery

A stunning double-height display of over 100 musical instruments from across the country, along with information on their origins, making and playing techniques. Highlights : Peacock-shaped mayura veena, snake-shaped nagphani.

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Melting pot

Melting pot

Indian music is a confluence of many influences. From colonial times, musical interactions have enhanced and enriched cultures. Explore interesting and lesser-known stories about the histories of musical instruments such as the violin and the harmonium. Highlights :...

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LEARNING CENTRE

Take a deep dive into the ocean of music

Music Classes

Learn from the experts

About Us

IME is an initiative of the non-profit Indian Music Experience Trust, supported by the Brigade Group. 

Workshops

Broaden your horizon on music,
technology, instruments and more

School outreach

Bring music into your classroom
for a fun and educative experience