Spy Museum

Washington, DC

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Address: 800 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA Number: 202 393 7798 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Whether it’s the challenge of cracking secret codes, developing a disguise for cover, children and families will find an amazing array of fun at the Spy Museum!

But shhhh, you might need to keep your new identity a secret!

This fun museum is the ONLY public museum in the USA soley dedicated to espionage. How cool is that? 

The exhibits showcase the ingenuity and imagination of real life spies with the largest collection of international espionage artifacts ever displayed publicly! 

The permanent exhibition highlights real stories from spies, their missions, their tools and their techniques.

Kids can meet real "spies," go on missions, discover the ground truth from experts, and find out if you have what it takes to be a spy through state of the art exhibit design, audio/visual programs, computer interactives and plenty of hands on fun!

You can see archival training films, see objects such as cipher machines and concealment devices for weapons, and event photographs of historic documentation obtains by intelligence officers!

Best suited for kids over 7 years, this spy museum also offer fun activities for kids such as Spy Camps and KidSpy programs!

A fun, unique, fascinating and shhhh very secretive family day out in DC!

Now, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to see if you have what it takes to become the world's BEST spy ever! Good luck kids!

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How much does it cost?






$16.95 (Ages 7 to 12)



$23.95 (Seniors, College, Military)


Free Under

6 years


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Any top tips?


Advance tickets are recommended on weekends and holidays. Purchase tickets online as you get a discount too!

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Where is it at?


Metro to Gallery Place/Chinatown on the Red, Yellow and Green Lines.

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They have educational programs, camps and resources so give them a call to discuss!

Can I get one of those?


Check out the Spy Retail store !

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The International Spy Museum is committed to providing a quality experience for all of guests.

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When can we go?

Generally open 10am to 6pm but check online as they can vary

Open year round

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