Spy Fest: Tradecraft Try-Its

Rendezvous Info
Friday, January 27, 2023
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM ET

Cost: $25 (Youth 4-17), $30 (Adult 18+)

Members: $20 (Youth 4-17), $25 (Adult 18+)

Could you be a spy? Now’s your chance to find out!

Do you have the savvy to beat a lie-detector? The smarts to break a top-secret coded message? The wits to create secret writing? Families are invited to find out how they measure up at the Museum's annual Spy Fest! Learn tradecraft from experts in the field and participate in spy skill challenges that will give KidSpy recruits and their handlers an insider’s peek into the shadow world of spying—and who knows, there just may be a spy or two in your midst…


  • Spy’s Eye View: Meet a Spy (Melissa Mahle – CIA)
  • National Cryptologic Museum
  • Questioned Document & Cryptography Experts
  • Pentagon Force Protection Agency
  • Polygraph Expert
  • AT&T Robotic Dog
  • Cybersecurity Org (MISI)
  • Magic of Spying with Peter Wood 

Museum admission is included in your ticket. All attendees must have a ticket.