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 Contemporary Art|
|Art Institute of Chicago||Museum of Science and Industry|
|Chicago History Museum||National Museum of Mexican Art|
|DuSable Museum of African American History||The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum|
|The Field Museum||John G. Shedd Aquarium|
|Institute of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture|
In 2011, these world-class institutions were visited by nearly 8 million people, including over 1 million school children who visited as part of organized field trips. An additional 1 million guests experienced one or more MIP museums for free.
MIP is a 501(c)6, not-for-profit organization.