Press Releases


Celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival with SPY

February 28, 2012

This year, celebrate DC’s famous blooms with SPY. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the gift of trees from Tokyo to Washington, DC, SPY is offering special Blossom-themed programming free-of-charge.


Spy at Night

February 03, 2012

The new and improved Spy at Night experience is now declassified at the International Spy Museum. On the second Friday of every month the Museum opens its doors for a special after-hours event from 6:00-11:00 PM. Spy at Night combines exclusive evening access to the permanent exhibit and immersive experience Operation Spy, expert tradecraft demonstrations, spy skill challenges, espionage-themed music, and a full bar!


Love a Spy

February 01, 2012

This February, take your love undercover at the International Spy Museum! The Museum has developed a package to spice up the romance at your next rendezvous.


Spy vs Spy Holiday Gifts

December 01, 2011

Espionage buffs, the impossible-to-shop-for, and avid fans of Antonio Prohia’s Spy vs Spy Cold War comic strip in MAD Magazine, can now find a unique and largely exclusive assortment of Spy vs Spy products at the International Spy Museum Store.


Stalin's Spies: New Artifacts

November 18, 2011

On Friday November 18th at 4:30PM, the International Spy Museum, in cooperation with the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, will host an event on Stalin-era espionage that will include the opportunity to view unique artifacts from the life of one of the Soviet Union’s most famous spies, Dimitri Bystrolyotov.


Tamara Christian Heads Operations at SPY

October 01, 2011

The International Spy Museum is pleased to announce the arrival of Chief Operating Officer, Tamara Christian. Ms. Christian takes the operational helm with over 20 years of experience in Marketing and Business Development.


Operation George Washington

August 02, 2011

Your Mission: Uncover the Secret Side to the Father of our Country this August at Mount Vernon and the International Spy Museum!


A Spy’s Eye View of the Civil War

June 08, 2011

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War in 2011, the International Spy Museum will highlight the significant role espionage played during the War that divided a Nation.


SPY Welcomes New Historian

August 23, 2010

The International Spy Museum has welcomed an experienced intelligence analyst, author, and scholar as the organization’s new historian. Mark Stout has 13 years in intelligence, including time spent with both the CIA and the State Department.


Spy in the City- Sly Fox

June 22, 2010

This summer the International Spy Museum (SPY) again takes the lead in providing a truly interactive visitor experience with the launch of a second mission on the groundbreaking GPS- guided Spy in the City®.