New York’s spy MuseuM

Dodge lasers. Crack codes. Lie and spot liars. Discover your inner spy.
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"Like a scene out of 'Mission Impossible.'”
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“Among the best things to see and do in New York.“
Town & country
“Headquarters of our cultural fascination with the art of deception.“
THE NEW YORK TIMES

YOUR sPYscaPE EXPERIENCE

BRIEFING

Your Briefing will prepare you for the spy challenges and personality questions that contribute to your spy profile. Your Debrief, will then tell you which of 10 archetypal spy roles suits you best.

ENCRYPTION

Learn to encode and decode secret messages, and send them to your agents trapped behind enemy lines. Your judgment and accuracy will determine the success of their missions.

DECEPTION

Can you spot a liar, and lie convincingly? In the interrogation booths, you’ll learn the art and science behind lying, while state-of-the-art software analyzes your expressions, voice, and gestures.

SURVEILLANCE

How good are your powers of observation? Step inside a 360-degree surveillance mission, with immersive soundscape and camera feeds.

special ops

Time to think and move like a spy. Test your agility and reactions in laser tunnels. Make split-second decisions to navigate a path to your target.

DEBRIEF

At the end of your visit, your Spy Profile shows your results and determines your Spy Role—Hacker, Special Ops Officer, Spycatcher, etc. Top psychologists and spymasters helped us build our profiling system.

BRiefing

Your Briefing will prepare you for the spy challenges and personality questions that contribute to your spy profile. Your Debrief, will then tell you which of 10 archetypal spy roles suits you best.

encRyPtion

Learn to encode and decode secret messages, and send them to your agents trapped behind enemy lines. Your judgment and accuracy will determine the success of their missions.

decePtion

Can you spot a liar, and lie convincingly? In the interrogation booths, you’ll learn the art and science behind lying, while state-of-the-art software analyzes your expressions, voice, and gestures.

surveillance

How good are your powers of observation? Step inside a 360-degree surveillance mission, with immersive soundscape and camera feeds.

special ops

Time to think and move like a spy. Test your agility and reactions in laser tunnels. Make split-second decisions to navigate a path to your target.

DeBRIef

At the end of your visit, your Spy Profile shows your results and determines your Spy Role—Hacker, Special Ops Officer, Spycatcher, etc. Top psychologists and spymasters helped us build our profiling system.

The most interactive museum experience on the planet.

Your journey through SPYSCAPE HQ takes you through the seven key aspects of espionage. We bring real spy skills and stories to life through exceptional characters, world-class artifacts, and multimedia storytelling. 
Then, we test your spy skills.
"You can actually see how you’d measure up to 007."
NEW YORK POST
“Spyscape is the first of its kind. Full of world-class artifacts and spy challenges.”
URBANDADDY
”Time to bring those James Bond fantasies to life.”
CURBED NY

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An INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE

Experience life as a spy as you undertake real spy challenges, test your observation skills, and more.

A CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM

Of real-life spy stories and artifacts, from WWII code-breakers to Cold War spy pilots and 2018 hackers.

A PERSONAL JOURNEY

Discover your inner spy through our authentic profiling system. See how your spy skills can help you daily.

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New York's HOT New Attraction

A NEW KIND OF destINATION

NEW YORKERS

There’s a spy inside every New Yorker — discover what kind you’d be...

VISITORS TO NEW YORK

Only available in New York — an experience you'll remember for a lifetime.

FAMILIES

Something for everyone to love: Museum. Experience. Discovery.

GROUP EVENTS

Bring your group together, then learn how to tell them apart!

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A MUsEUM OF GRIPPING sTORIEs

Explore rare artifacts, rich multimedia storytelling, and extraordinary characters:

  • The worst Mole in FBI history, who sold secrets to the KGB—until a young Spycatcher took him down.
  • The teenager who Hacked the CIA, the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear program, and the Russians who allegedly targeted the US elections.
  • The ace Cryptologists who cracked the German Enigma machine, probably shortening World War II, and saving millions of lives.
  • The fearless Agent whose crucial secret intelligence helped save civilisation from nuclear war.

Come see the world, and yourself,  more clearly — through the lens of espionage. Go inside the museum.

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Free Student Admission. For opening weekend only. Feb 16th-19th.

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