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Spy Museum Triples Collection with Pledged Donation of more than 5,000 New Artifacts

September 13, 2017

When the International Spy Museum (SPY) opens its new location at L’Enfant Plaza in 2018, it will showcase a permanent collection of more than 7,000 unique artifacts – tripling its size – and offering visitors the opportunity to come face-to-face with a whole new slate of espionage gadgets and items used throughout history. This major expansion is made possible thanks to the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. H. Keith Melton, who together with SPY announced today the pledged donation of their entire personal collection of espionage artifacts and archive – the largest private collection in the world. T


September 14, 2016

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Museum founder Milton Maltz today joined in celebrating the start of construction on a new International Spy Museum (SPY) building, a landmark that will be a permanent cultural resource at L’Enfant Plaza in the nation’s capital.