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International Spy Museum: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The new International Spy Museum at L'Enfant Plaza is now open! With interactive exhibitions and installations, the foremost collection of spy artifacts in the world, and first-person accounts from top intelligence officers and experts, the...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
700 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 202-393-7798
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a cool place to kill time. I really enjoyed the artifacts and some of the stories from actual spies. They do have a lot of cheesy stuff (kids seem to like it). If your looking for somewhere to go on rainy day or...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was wondering if this was more targeted at kids than adults but definitely not! Lots of very cool info to see and read! Very much worth the time spent! Learned a ton of stuff!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very advanced museum that is still kid friendly, I feel it’s hard to do both. Self guided tour each room had more and more information activities and videos to watch and everything was super interesting.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

While this place is not huge (like so many other Washington DC Museums...), it's still packed with content. The only floors with exhibits are 4 & 5...but we ran out of time for those two in spite of our 3 hour visit. (The Lobby &...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Leonard K
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was pleasantly surprised how much I learned here. Real life James Bond stuff, missions in Afghanistan, spies throughout history... you would expect that to be here, and it is. But there's also a lot about electronic snooping, double agents, traitors like Aldrich Ames, and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank VikingVikingViking
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came here for a visit and really enjoyed it. It is incredibly informative and interesting. It was also a lot of fun. There are several activities you can participate in that link to your secret identity you are issued when you arrive. This makes...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved this fun museum. So much great information and so many fun activities. We spent about three hours exploring and solving mysteries. The museum was not crowded but we still had difficulty getting to try all the activities as many people just sat in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ElaineG570
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fun, entertaining, so much to see, read & take in. Enjoyed it! The space was large & well laid out. Lots of interactive things to do. You are given a code name, etc.

Thank janetthom
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tried finding a museum that was of interest to all in our group and this place fit the bill. It was interesting to see what devices were used for spying throughout the decades and the other players of the spy world.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kdamman
Reviewed 5 days ago

This could have been a fun place to visit -- if you could see or get to any of the exhibits. There are so many people let in at once that you can't get near most of them to read the signs or try the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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23 September 2019|
Response from firebirdjd68 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! You can purchase tickets on line without printing them. Just go on the website and click on “buy tickets online”. There are discounts for military and law enforcement.
19 September 2019|
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Response from משה מ | Reviewed this property |
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Response from chrismE1278SD | Reviewed this property |
We definitely used the stairs to exit. I imagine you can use them to go up as well?