Mission Top Secret Birthday

Recruits will go on a secret "scavenger hunt style" mission where their tradecraft skills will be put to the test! Along the way, they will craft a cover story, slip into disguise, and decode secret messages. Will they succeed? That’s classified…at least for now. 

Each Mission Top Secret Birthday Kit includes*:

  • A mission activity folio 
  • A parent mission guide
  • A mission activity map
  • A Birthday Pin for the Birthday Child
  • 5 cipher wheels 
  • 5 pencils
  • 5 Assume Nothing silicone bracelets
  • 5 fake mustaches
  • Top Secret drawstring bag

*Items in kit subject to change. 

Each kit includes access to a customizable invitation that can be downloaded and printed or sent electronically to recruits. A link to the invitation will be included in your purchase confirmation email. 


$35 per kit, $30 for members.  (1 kit is good for up to 5 kids)

Book a Top Secret Birthday

Critical Intel

  • Mission Top Secret Birthday is an add-on experience and does NOT include Museum admission. Museum admission should be purchased BEFORE purchasing Mission Top Secret Birthday.
  • Designed for ages 6-12. (1 kit is good for up to 5 kids)
  • Parents oversee the mission "scavenger hunt" through the Museum. Parents will receive detailed mission facilitation instructions (aka “Parent Mission Guide") in an email before their visit, as well as in the mission pouch.
  • We recommend at least 1 parent for every 5 recruits.
  • Mission activities take place throughout the exhibits on the 5th and 4th floors of the museum.
  • Mission Top Secret Birthday activities include getting into disguise, cracking codes, staying cool under pressure and much more! (Sample question: Spies are everywhere including the Internet. Sneak into the Cyber Infinity Room and take a stealthy team photo!)
  • SPY Educators are not available to facilitate parties. 
  • Food and drink are not allowed in the Museum. There is also not a place to store presents.
  • A party space is not available. 

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Mission Top Secret Birthday takes place during normal operational hours. 
  • Kits are picked up at the front desk at your timed Museum entry.

Spy Birthday Gift Ideas

Need birthday gift ideas? Top Secret Birthday goodie bags, a reusable SPY water bottle or our selection of party favors are perfect for each recruit.



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