International Spy Museum

800 F St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20004- Map It
(202) 393-7798

AAA Editor Notes

International Spy Museum is at 800 F St. N.W. It houses devices related to the history and practice of espionage. Interactive exhibits provide an insider’s view into the world of surveillance and emphasize its importance in recent history. Exhibit areas include School for Spies, The Secret History of History, War of the Spies and Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains. Displays throughout the museum present both tried-and-true intelligence techniques and spy technology. Operation Spy, a 1-hour, hands-on spy experience, encourages participants to put their undercover skills to the test while encountering themed environments, motion simulators and mental and physical challenges. Spy in the City takes visitors on a GPS-guided tour of Washington. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
Museum $21.95; $15.95 (ages 65+ and active military and law enforcement with ID); $14.95 (ages 7-11). Operation Spy $14.95. Spy in the City $14.95. Combination tickets range from $24.95-$39.95. Ages 0-11 are not permitted to Operation Spy. Advance tickets, available at the museum, are highly recommended Apr. 1-Labor Day, especially for weekend and holiday visits.
Hours: Daily 10-6; opening and closing times may vary (phone to confirm). Last museum admission 1 hour before closing. Last Operation Spy admission also 1 hour before closing; visitors should arrive 20 minutes before their timed entry. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.