Honoring Americans Serving at the "Tip of the Spear" TM

The creation of a new museum

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.



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 veteran Eero

Saarinen, on Route 28 in Ashburn, Virginia.


Total Building Size: 56,000 gross square feet


Estimated Capital Cost: $71,870,000 Projected


Annual Operating Cost: $2.7 million


Projected Attendance: 100,000 on-site visitors per year (excludes outreach and off-site museum programs).


Anticipated Completion Date: 2020



By supporting the National Museum

of Intelligence and Special Operations,

you can do your part to honor the

quiet professionals at the “tip of the

spear” defending America. You’ll also

help our nation meet the challenges

of the 21st century and beyond.

Only by decisions of national policy based upon accurate information can we have the chance of a peace that will endure."


   - Gen. William Donovan



The Office of Strategic Services (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 about the importance of strategic intelligence and special operations to the preservation of freedom.

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Honorary Chairmen

Gen. Bryan D. Brown, USA (Ret.)

President George H. W. Bush

The Hon. Robert M. Gates

The Hon. Porter J. Goss

Maj. Gen. Paul E. Lefebvre, USMC (Ret.)

Lt. Gen. John F. Mulholland Jr., USA (Ret.)

Adm. Eric T. Olson, USN (Ret.)

The Hon. Leon E. Panetta

Gen. David H. Petraeus, USA (Ret.)

Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, USAF (Ret.)

The Viscount Slim

The Hon. William J. vanden Heuvel

Dr. Michael G. Vickers

Judge William H. Webster

Amb. R. James Woolsey Jr.

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