About Us

Museums In the Park (MIP) is a coalition of Chicago museums located on Chicago Park District property. MIP works with the Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Schools, the City of Chicago, the State of Illinois and other entities to build greater awareness of the intrinsic value of museums.

MIP members are

Adler Planetarium Museum of Science and Industry
Art Institute of Chicago National Museum of Mexican Art
Chicago History Museum National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture
DuSable Museum of African American History Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
The Field Museum John G. Shedd Aquarium
Museum of Contemporary Art

In 2019, these world-class institutions were visited by over 8 million people, including over 1 million school children who visited as part of organized field trips. Millions of guests experienced one or more MIP museums for free.

MIP is a 501(c)6, not-for-profit organization.

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