The creation of a new professional museum institution does not happen overnight, and planning for the National Museum of Intelligence and Special Operations has been ongoing for several years. The museum’s master plan, completed in 2016 by the world’s largest and best-known museum planning firm, Lord Cultural Resources, lays out a series of detailed recommendations and projections designed to maximize the project’s feasibility.
KEY PROJECT DATA:
Organization Type: 501(c)(3) public charity
Site and Location: Kincora, a mixed-use development, approximately 3.5 miles north of Dulles International Airport, which was designed by OSS officer Eero Saarinen, on Highway 28, Loudoun County, Virginia
Total Building Size: 67,320 gross square feet
Estimated Capital Cost: $71,870,000 Projected
Annual Operating Cost: $2.7 million
Projected Attendance: Approximately 100,000 on-site visitors per year (excludes outreach and off-site museum programs).
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(OSS) Society honors the historic accomplishments of the OSS during World War II, the first organized effort by the United States to implement a centralized system of strategic intelligence and the predecessor to the Central Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Special Operations Command. It educates the American public regarding the continuing importance of strategic intelligence and special operations
to the preservation of freedom.
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Gen. Bryan D. Brown, USA (Ret.)
President George H. W. Bush
Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, USA (Ret.)
The Hon. Robert M. Gates
The Hon. Porter J. Goss
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Lt. Gen. John F. Mulholland Jr., USA
Adm. Eric T. Olson, USN (Ret.)
The Hon. Leon E. Panetta
Gen. David H. Petraeus, USA (Ret.)
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The Hon. William J. vanden Heuvel
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