Spy Guide Map

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BRIEFING CENTER

Receive your UNDERCOVER MISSION badge and cover identity. Get a taste of the range of amazing spy artifacts you will see in the exhibits. Watch a five-minute film that introduces the shadow world of spying. LEARN MORE ->

STEALING SECRETS

Come face to face with spies and spymasters, gadget makers, scientists, and engineers from past and present. Take a closer look at hundreds of imaginative inventions used to steal secrets. LEARN MORE -> 

MAKING SENSE OF SECRETS

How does secret information get turned into useful intelligence? Try your hand at code-cracking, think like an analyst, and experience how decision-makers use intelligence. LEARN MORE -> 

COVERT ACTION

Discover the age-old techniques leaders use to secretly influence events abroad. Find out about covert mission failures and successes-from sabotage to lethal action. LEARN MORE ->

SPYING THAT SHAPED HISTORY

How has spying shaped the world? Explore stories from the American Revolution to 21st century cyberwarfare. What happens when secrets are kept...and revealed? Hear what real spies think about on-screen spies. LEARN MORE ->

AN UNCERTAIN WORLD

How do spy agencies protect against threats at home? What happens when they go too far? Delve into spy tales from Renaissance Venice to Cold War Berlin. LEARN MORE ->

DEBRIEFING CENTER

Receive your UNDERCOVER MISSION conclusion and performance debrief that summarizes your top spy skills.  LEARN MORE ->

 

Undercover Mission

Your UNDERCOVER MISSION badge lets you track your performance on 16 digital and physical interactives spread throughout the exhibits. You can test your spy skills at every station-some will also give you new intel for your secret mission. You can do as many activities as you likeā€”and go in any order. To find out how well you did on your mission and discover your top two spy skills, stop by the final exhibit area.

Enhance Your Visit

Membership

As a MEMBER OF THE INNER CIRCLE, you have exclusive access to the Museum along with discounts and special invites to parties, lectures, and screenings.

Volunteer

Join our team and help us provide an unforgettable experience to all visitors in a dynamic, immersive, and fun environment.

Programs

Take your visit a step further and attend one of our exciting and unique public programs.

Spy Museum Store

The store features a unique and diverse selection of merchandise that mirrors the Museum's presentation of the tradecraft and history of espionage.

Private Events

When it comes to creating a memorable event, nothing beats the skyline views, spacious ballroom, and roof deck.