SPYSCAPE is the world’s preeminent spy museum and experience, opened February, 2018 in Midtown. This unique destination pulls visitors into the secretive universe of intelligence agents, codebreakers, investigative journalists, and hacktivists. Combining world-class artifacts, storytelling, and personalized experiences, SPYSCAPE allows visitors to explore their own spy skills and attributes, and learn what kind of spy they’d be.
SPYSCAPE928 Eighth Ave. (btw. 54th & 55th Sts.)
New York City Activities
NYC Tourism Comeback
This week we're confronting the E.U.'s decision to drop the U.S. from its list of COVID-safe countries for travel. Strictly taking a tourism point of view, New York becomes an even stronger attraction for those seeking European lures without enduring passport control. The word is getting out about New York's commitment to safety, too—a round-up of top Labor Day destinations includes NYC at #5 thanks to our vaccine requirements (the Washington Post called us out as well for being a safe option).
New York Drops Mask Mandate and Other Tourism Updates
For the third week in a row NYC tourism has a game changer. As of today, the vaccinated can go maskless (with exceptions, of course, like hospitals and public transportation). Normalcy is returning, quickly, and City Guide is seeing a rise in interest in NYC travel. The subways are back to 24/7. Take a look for Lion King or Hamilton tickets and you'll find availability is already down to scattered singles.
Culture Coming Soon and More NYC Reopening News
The situation for city tourism is changing in a New York minute. The latest guidance from the Governor gives us extended bar and restaurant curfews, zoo and museum capacity expanded to 50%, and movie theaters up to 33%. Sports and large event capacity moves to 25% as of May 19th. The city's COVID rate is the lowest its been in almost five months. In addition, there are plenty of green shoots on the reopening front, especially for culture.
NYC Tourism Updates April 2021
You probably never thought you'd be uplifted by reports of increased rat activity in the city, but such are the times we're living in. The uptick in rodent complaints reflects an increasingly bouncing back city. In more pleasant indicators, subway ridership just had its first 2 million-plus rider day in eons; nationally Uber saw rides spike almost 10% in March. There's much more on the opening front, too.
NYC Secrets: Behind The Experience Videos
New York City has secrets and City Guide loves to seek them out. Our new video series Behind The Experience takes you backstage of NYC's most intriguing places with the experts who know them best. Whether you're curious about museums, attractions, restaurants, travel, cultural venues, or the history of New York City itself, you'll find insights here that you can't get from a company webpage.
Tourism Happenings: Cultural Institutions to Reopen in NYC
With the state infection rate below 1% for more than 11 days in a row—the rate is lower now than it was in June—the Governor has cleared the way for NYC bowling alleys, cultural institutions, and gyms to open.
License to Thrill: The First James Bond Exhibit Comes to SPYSCAPE
Experience the world of history’s most famous spy at Driven: 007 x SPYSCAPE, a brand new exhibition inside SPYSCAPE. New York’s spy museum is bringing Agent 007 stateside on March 8.
Ripley's + 1 Ticket Offers Discounts to Major NYC Attractions
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is a museum of wondrous and strange exhibits in Times Square. Right now, with the Ripley’s + 1 promotion, buy a Ripley’s ticket and get a major discount off admission to a top New York attraction.
Students Attend Spy School for Free at SPYSCAPE
SPYSCAPE, one of the hottest new attractions in New York City, welcomes students to Spy School! This free program, held at this spy museum in Midtown West, will train students in the fine art of espionage using interactive experiences and authentic artifacts from historical spies. Participants will build skills in critical thinking, leadership, creativity, and agility (during the laser-dodging portion, that is!).
SPYSCAPE: What Not to Miss When Visiting New York's Ultimate Spy Experience
If you dream of becoming a secret agent then New York City’s SPYSCAPE is a must-visit experience. SPYSCAPE is the world's premier spot to learn spy history and see if you have what it takes to be an undercover operative.
Indulge Your Inner Bond at SPYSCAPE, NYC's Brand-New Spy Museum
Ever wanted to be a secret agent? Your dreams will come true at SPYSCAPE, the museum where you’ll learn about spies and become one yourself! Come immerse yourself in a museum like no other in this brand-new Manhattan attraction.