Could you be a spy? Now’s your chance to find out!
The International Spy Museum's Spy Fest 2015 provides kids and parents a rare opportunity to get an inside glimpse into the secret world of espionage. Through interactive, spy-related activities and booths, attendees will learn how to think like real secret agents as they assume new identities, decipher coded messages, analyze hand-written and satellite images, and detect liars by polygraph -- all directly from experts in the field. And who knows, there just may be a spy or two in your midst…
Not-to-be-missed highlights include:
Disguise for Cover – Transform your appearances and assume a cover with help from professional, spy-caliber disguises and makeup artists.
Game of Drones – Meet local drone-makers and discover the art of surveillance from these “eyes in the sky.”
Questioned Documents – Learn how to analyze handwriting, signatures and find hidden marks on documents using evidence from real investigations with FBI forensic scientists.
Speaking in Code –Meet an FBI cryptoanalyst and try to crack her coded messages.
Spies and Lies – Can you beat the polygraph?
The Spy’s Eye View – Hear from former spy turned Spy Museum Executive Director Peter Earnest who offers an inside look into his life as an intelligence officer in the CIA’s Clandestine Service.
Ninjutsu demonstration – Martial artists roaming the Museum’s galleries might take you by surprise. Explore the traditional martial arts form of Ninja also associated with espionage in Japan.
Ages: 5 and up* (one adult required for every five KidSpy agents)
Ticket includes exclusive after-hours admission, SPY snacks, scavenger hunt, prize competitions, and more!
*IMPORTANT INTEL FOR GIRL SCOUTS: Check out how Spy Fest can help you complete your Senses, Detective, or Special Agent badge! Click here for more information.