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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.
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 on Route 28 in Ashburn, Virginia.
Total Building Size: 56,000 gross square feet
Estimated Capital Cost: $78 million
Annual Operating Cost: $2.5 million
Projected Attendance: 100,000 on-site visitors per year (excludes outreach and off-site museum programs).
Anticipated Completion Date: 2021
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INSPIRE FUTURE GENERATIONS TO SERVE
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, USA
Director, Office of Strategic Services (1942-1945)
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.
Gen. Bryan D. Brown, USA (Ret.)
President George H.W. Bush
Lt. Gen. Charles T. Cleveland, USA (Ret.)
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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