Aziz Chowdhury’s Event Journal

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Sunday August 4, 2013 / 9:00am to 7:00pm (Last Entry at 6:00pm)
International Spy Museum: The Permanent Exhibit
3 tickets
General Admission

How was your experience?

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I'm guessing that part of this starts with expectation setting. When I hear the word museum, I am expecting artifacts and preservation. This place is more about education and entertainment. Don't get me wrong, it is entertaining and you will learn a lot. But you will not necessarily see a lot of actual artifacts (they had a lot of reproductions). Having said all that, the attraction was chock full of things to do and see, provided lots of documentation and information and left me knowing mroe than I did when I arrived. One downside, it was crowded. The backlog of people made it difficult to experience and enjoy some of the interactive exhibits. I suspect it's a a much better place to go on a weekday than on a weekend. They also won't let you take a baby stroller (some of you will applaud this) - but will provide you with a baby carrier. I'd go back again with my new set of expectations and not on a weekend.