Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to visit the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.We have a new mission for you, agent. Your mission is to infiltrate the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. and report your findings. To accept this mission, continue reading. The International Spy Museum is the first and only public museum in the country that is solely dedicated to espionage. With both standard and interactive exhibits, the public will gain new intel into the world of intelligence and spying. Admission: Adults - $21.95 ($28.95 for Combo*) | Seniors - $15.95 ($28.95 for Combo*) | Youths - $14.95 | Children (six and under) - FREE *Combination Museum and Operation Spy -- one-hour live action spy adventure for guests 12 and older Purchase tickets here.
ExhibitsCovers and Legends First rule of being a spy: maintain your cover identity. Once inside, you will proceed directly to the Briefing Film. This is where you will come face-to-face with the world of spying. School for Spies More than 200 gadgets, weapons, cameras, bugs, vehicles, and technologies await you. You'll be tested for your skills of observation, surveillance, analysis, and disguise at the interactive stations. [gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="2192,2189"] The Secret History of History Journey back in time and trace the earliest moments of the profession. Uncover the stories behind the famous men and women who doubled as effective spies. From Ballroom to Battlefield Gain new intelligence on the Civil War and the significant role that spies played. Get up close with Civil War-era spy-tech.
Spies Among Us Learn about the top-secret code-breaking successes that shortened World War II, and even try your hand at code-breaking. You'll gain new information about the biggest secret of the 20th century -- the atom bomb -- and how it stayed a secret. Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains Meet Bond's villains and uncover their evil plans. The museum partnered with EON Productions, the Bond film producers, to showcase more than 100 artifacts from the films, including the Bond car, underground lairs, nuclear weapons, and so much more. Visitors will also see videos of intelligence professionals revealing the connections between the Bond films and the real world events and espionage tradecraft. There's also the opportunity for guests to have their personal "Bond Moment" in the interactive exhibit. [gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="2194,2187"] The 21st Century In the contemporary world, there are many challenges that spies face unlike anything ever before. At your final stop, you'll hear from today's top intelligence agents on the battlefield of cyberspace. Your mission is clear, agent. Keep us informed of any other activity in the D.C. area by commenting below. This message will self-destruct in 10 seconds unless you share this post with fellow agents. OCN, signing off.
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