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









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.

Master Plan: Lord Cultural Resources

Project Management: MGAC

Architect: Fentress Architects

Exhibit Designer: Gallagher & Associates

Landscape Architecture: Rhodeside & Harwell

Civil Engineering: Greenway Engineering

Structural Engineering: Thornton Tomasetti

Mechanical Engineering: Arup

Electrical Engineering: Arup

Fire and Life Safety: Arup

Legal Counsel: Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh

Financial & Operational Advisor: Gallagher Museum Services

Asset Management: Goldman Sachs

Key Project Data

Organization Type:

501(c)(3) public charity



Kincora, a mixed-use development

approximately 3.5 miles north of Dulles

International Airport at the intersection

of Routes 28 and 7 in Ashburn, Va.


Total Building Size:

61,000 gross sq. ft.

Estimated Capital Cost:

$81 million


Projected Annual Operating Cost:

$2.5 million


Projected Attendance:

100,000 on-site visitors per year (excludes

outreach and off-site museum programs).




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.

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Honorary Chairs

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

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.)

Amb. William J. vanden Heuvel

Dr. Michael G. Vickers

Judge William H. Webster

Amb. R. James Woolsey Jr.

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