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"Spy: The Exhibit, CIA Gadgets & Stories Revealed" Exhibit for Kid or Adult at Discovery Times Square (Half Off)

Discovery Times Square

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For the first time, the CIA unveils secret gadgets in this museum exhibit to offer insight into the history of espionage

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Expires Nov 15th, 2012. Limit 8/person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 8/visit. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting 9/20/12 for a ticket at venue. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which Groupon will provide to facilitate redemption of voucher. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects TSX Operating Co's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Child's ticket valid only for ages 4-12. Not valid for advance registration. Not valid 9/24-10/4. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Without dedicated bonding time, family members grow resentful of one another's bad habits, such as cheating at Monopoly and warming socks in the toaster. Preserve familial unity with this GrouponLive deal to see the Spy: The Exhibit, CIA Gadgets & Stories Revealed exhibit at Discovery Times Square. Choose between the following options:

  • For $13, you get one ticket for a child aged 4–12 (a $26.13 value, including all fees). Children younger than 4 are admitted for free.
  • For $17, you get one ticket for an adult (up to a $34.30 value, including all fees).

A poison-dart gun disguised as an umbrella. A listening device at the center of a hollowed-out tooth. A radio-controlled catfish for infiltrating enemy territory. These might seem like things you’d read about in a pulp spy novel, but the real-world stories behind these scarcely believable gadgets are revealed in Spy: The Exhibit, CIA Gadgets & Stories Revealed. For the first time, the CIA has opened its vaults and unveiled the closely guarded history of some of the most inventive and deceptive whatchamacallits. The family-friendly exhibit keeps the inquisitive on their tippy-toes with such interactive challenges as an actual navigable laser field, a cunning encryption game, and a game of telephone with highly sensitive information about Area 51.

Though the exhibit heavily emphasizes the high-tech devices and masterfully planned gambits that are part and parcel of international intrigue, some displays feature more mundane items that nevertheless played a crucial role in world history, such as the ice axe that killed Trotsky and a collapsible scooter that was instrumental to American agents in World War II. Describing the newly revealed inventions and stories, Edward Rothstein of the New York Times wrote, “What happens along the way is that we gain an appreciation for the magic as well as the method; we end up glimpsing what these ordinary objects actually accomplished and what was at stake when they were used... even with its gadget-centered focus, we learn that this great bag of tricks was no mere game.”


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    Discovery Times Square

    226 W 44th St.

    Manhattan, New York 10036

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