Frequently Asked Questions


What is Indian Music Experience(IME)?

IME is India’s only interactive music museum. Please visit the link for more information about IME: Click here

What are the hours of the museum?

Open Tue, Wed, Thr, Fri, Sat, Sun

10.00 a.m – 06.00 p.m


10.00 a.m – 06.00 p.m

(Last ticket sold at 5PM)



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How much is the admission to IME museum and what is included?

The IME ticket (includes the Sound Garden, Museum tour):

GeneralWeekday Price
(Per Person)
Weekend Price
(Per Person)
General admission₹ 150₹ 250
Children (Below 5 years)FreeFree
Children (Up to 12 years) & Senior citizen (60 years and above)₹ 100₹ 150
Group (10 or more)₹ 125₹ 200
School Groups up to 12th Grade (by Prior appointment)₹ 100₹ 100
Special Exhibition₹ 100₹ 100

How do I get to the museum?

We are located at Brigade Millennium Avenue, J.P. Nagar 7th phase,

Bengaluru, Karnataka-560078.

  • BMTC Bus: From Majestic – 215 series
  • KR Market: 364 K
  • IME is 2.2km from Yelachenahalli Metro station (Green line)

Do I need to book my ticket in advance?

Tickets can be purchased in advance online on BookMyShow and this option is recommended. Alternatively, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office counter. Special discounts are offered for groups of more than 10, school groups, Children and senior citizens.

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How long does a museum tour take?

This museum is about 50,000 sq feet . The time spent completely depends on the visitor. We have had people who have gone through the museum in about an hour while we have had visitors who have spent the whole day. We do have a cafeteria that serves lunch. To have a unique unforgettable experience of the museum and Sound Garden, it is advisable to visit the museum as a full day tour.

Please allow some time at the end of your visit to relax in our Cafe Sound Bites and to explore our music themed IME Store for some fabulous souvenirs.

What is in the music museum?

There are 9 exhibit galleries with music ranging from traditional to contemporary. You can explore stories about iconic songs and music makers through computer interactives story boards touch screens and marvel at the beautiful musical instruments and artifacts on display, and create your own music. Traditional or contemporary, young or old, IME has something for everyone.