New spy museum, SPYSCAPE, opens in New York City


New York’s new espionage museum, SPYSCAPE in Midtown Manhattan, certainly looks the part.

The dark concrete walls, polished concrete floors, LED lighting and kinetic, high-tech information displays load the 60,000 square foot space with sleek menace the way 007 fills a tuxedo.

Putting the class into classified, it was designed by UK architect David Adjaye’s firm Adjaye Associates.

Each of the seven galleries — dedicated to deception, encryption, surveillance, hacking, intelligence, cyber warfare and special ops — “are completely unique and bespoke,” Josh Ellman, Adjaye Associates’ head of communications, tells CNN Travel.

And the bespoke experience doesn’t end there.

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