On exhibition March 29 - September 1, 2014
SPY: The Secret World of Espionage, is the first-ever public exhibition of treasures from the collections of the CIA, the FBI, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and H. Keith Melton, the renowned author, historian and international authority on spy technology. You will see real gadgets and artifacts from spies and spy catchers. You will observe spy technologies and learn the tools-of-trade, some recently declassified. This once-in-a-lifetime exhibition grants you unprecedented access into the world of espionage.
SPY's extensive collection of espionage-related artifacts, both historic and contemporary, illustrates the fascination behind the world of spies. Many of the artifacts on display at SPY come straight from the unparalleled 10,000-plus personal artifact collection of H. Keith Melton, author of several books on the subject, including the best-selling The Ultimate Spy and the forthcoming Spy's Guide to New York City. The remaining artifacts come straight from the collections of some of the world's leading intelligence agencies, including the CIA, the FBI and the NRO. There has never been a shortage of intrigue in the world of spies and the artifacts and interactives in SPY vividly tell their stories, past and present, through actual tools, technologies and testimonials.
Plan Your Visit
Admission to SPY: The Secret World of Espionage includes access to Pacific Science Center's permanent exhibits. We recommend purchasing tickets online or over the phone at 1-800-664-8775 to reserve your ideal date and time. Tickets are also available to purchase at Pacific Science Center's box office.
- Adult: $29
- Senior: $27
- Youth: $21
- Kid: $16
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- Member Adult: $7
- Member Youth: $5
Entrance into SPY: The Secret World of Espionage occurs every 15 minutes. Many time slots will sell out so purchase your tickets online or over the phone at 1-800-664-8775 to ensure your ideal entrance time.
The official audio guide complements your experience and gives more information about the artifacts on display. It is available for purchase online or over the phone at 1-800-664-8775 and at Pacific Science Center's box office.
- General Public: $6
- Member: $4
D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944
Complete your experience with D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944. Narrated by legendary journalist Tom Brokow, and released in honor of the 70th anniversary of the landing at Normandy, the film presents how this landing changed the world. Buy Tickets
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Bring A Group
Groups of 10 or more qualify for discounted tickets to SPY: The Secret World of Espionage. We are accepting reservations now. Learn More
Book a field trip to SPY: The Secret World of Espionage today. Don't let your students miss this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition that tells the untold stories behind some of the most significant historical events that shaped the world we live in today. Learn More
Space Needle: After your visit to SPY: The Secret World of Espionage save your ticket stub to receive an exclusive special offer from the Space Needle.
AARP: Don't miss early morning exhibit access and exclusive espionage programming presented by AARP. AARP members also receive special discounts to SPY: The Secret World of Espionage. Learn More
Pyramid Breweries: Sample Pyramid Breweries new India Pale Lager and explore SPY: The Secret World of Espionage after hours at our 21+ party on March 29. Learn More