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International Spy Museum, Washington, District Of Columbia

 
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zdanko's pictureby zdanko History & Culture travel tip
added on the 26th of August, 2010
Spying is for professionals and is a secret job, so when you're shown tools and things only spies used in the Cold War than that place becomes a must-see fro everyone.

I was so excited to go to the International Spy Museum, because I've never seen spy tools in real life. You were 'overwhelmed' with 'secrecy' there like high-tech cameras, paneling, invisible ink and many many more interesting stuff.

Another advantage is that it is really close to the FBI. I wonder why? :)

Address:
800 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA

Price:
Admission $ 14

Opening Hours:
10-18,
Summer 9-20

On the web:
http://www.spymuseum.org

 
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cipristb wrote on Aug 26, 2010 8:31:
I liked the post-war cafe and the KGB office resemblances. They were so realistic you could totally catch that mystery and secret feeling.Reply
 
 
 
 
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