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Pay a visit to the only public museum in the country dedicated to the art and practice of espionage. Your entry ticket gives you access to fascinating information and stories about the world's best spies throughout history and their impact on society. You'll see some familiar fictional cases like James Bond, but learn about the real people that inspired those stories. Take a peek at gadgets, weapons, cameras, vehicles, and other high-tech gear used by the world's best spies.
SCHOOL FOR SPIES EXHIBITION
Check out more than 200 spy gadgets, weapons, bugs, cameras, vehicles, technologies, and all the tools a spy could need. Learn the stories behind spycraft and then test your skills of observation, analysis, surveillance, and disguise.
Meet villains, uncover their evil schemes, and see some of the tools this master spy used to take them on! Then, learn about how the books and movies highlighting the fictional exploits of MI-6's most famous spy influenced the public's perception of real espionage.
Learn how spies cracked top-secret codes that shortened some of our country's wars; then, test your own code-breaking skills. Also, learn about the deceptions used by the Allies in WWII to help make D-Day a success or learn how one of the biggest secrets of the 20th century--the atom bomb--was kept and eventually lost!
From the battlefields of the Revolutionary and Civil War to today's War on Terror. You'll be immersed in artifacts, gadgetry and more telling the story of clandestine operations throughout history.
The International Spy Museum is located at 800 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004.
Present your printed voucher to the Information Desk/Admissions area inside the Spy Museum in order to redeem for entrance. After presenting the voucher at the Info Desk, you'll be issued a time ticket to be used at the time indicated on the ticket. In times of extreme attendance, you may be asked to accept a timed ticket for a later time frame.
Ticket purchases are refundable up until 24 hours before your selected entrance date.
The Spy Museum's opening hours vary by season and date, please feel free to contact us to confirm museum hours for your desired date or contact the museum directly at +1 202.654.0991.
Yes, kids aged 7-11 years of age qualify for a discount and children under 7 are free!