The International Spy Museum (SPY) recommends that groups spend about 1.5 - 2 hours in the Museum exhibits so that they fully experience the Museum.
Take your visit to a new level with a hands-on Student Workshop that meets national curriculum and Common Core Standards. Don't have time to participate in a workshop while at SPY? We also offer Virtual Workshops!
School Group Pricing for Museum Admission:
The Museum offers special rates for school groups of 10+ .
Non-local School Group Rate: $16 per student/$22 per adult chaperone.
Summer Camp Group Rate:$16 per camper/$25 per adult chaperone.
*Local School Group Rate: $8 per student/$11 per adult chaperone
(Local School Counties: District of Columbia, Maryland: Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s, Virginia: Arlington, City of Alexandria, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudon, Prince William, Stafford)
Title 1 Schools:
The International Spy Museum is pleased to provide FREE Museum to local Title 1 schools. Student Workshops are free for all Title 1 Schools (local and non-local). For more information about our Title 1 program and policies, click here.
We look forward to welcoming your group to the Museum! Please review our Teacher Checklist to have the best experience possible on your field trip.
One adult chaperone is required for every ten students and receives complimentary Museum admission. The required chaperones MUST be present with the students at all times within the Museum (including during student workshops). Unchaperoned or misbehaving students are subject to being escorted out of the Museum and may not be allowed admission in the future. Download the Chaperone Guide.
Mission Highlights (Exhibit Guides for Students):
Print out one of our Mission Highlights for your students to use while they explore the exhibits! Our Mission Highlights are designed for specific grade levels and include discussion questions that help students to think even deeper about what they are seeing. No pencils needed!
- Elementary School Mission Highlights (designed for grades 3-5)
- Middle School Mission Highlights (designed for grades 6-8)
- High School Mission Highlights (designed for grades 9-12)
While eating and drinking is not allowed inside SPY, there are plenty of outdoor spaces for students to eat lunch, as well as the L’Enfant Plaza food court directly below the Museum. Find more details about food options close to SPY.
To Book a Field Trip:
Fill out and submit the Field Trip Request Form and a member of our Group Reservations Department will contact you within two business days.
Payment and Cancellation Policy:
Full payment and final numbers must be received 14 days prior to your visit or your reservation will be cancelled. Groups can receive a full refund if they cancel up to 14 days prior to their arrival date. The Museum is unable to issue a refund to groups that cancel within 14 days of arrival, unless a visit is cancelled due to the Museum or the group’s site being closed due to inclement weather or a state of emergency.
Accepted forms of payment include Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or checks. The International Spy Museum will not accept purchase orders as a form of payment.