Store for spies infiltrates Old Town


The retailer America! said last week that the DC museum has teamed with the multi-channel retailer of American and regional-themed gifts and clothing, to bring the museum stores most popular items to new Old Town and National Harbor locations by late June. 

The retailer recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and opened a store within a block of their original 1988 store location.

The new store in Old Town will feature general political and patriotic merchandise, as well as unique Virginia/Washington DC-centric gifts including merchandise from the International Spy Museum. A new store at National Harbor is set to open in late spring of 2008.

Shoppers at the new locations will find niche areas with all things spy-related, from toys to books to spycraft; plus an exclusive selection of fun museum logo and branded merchandise including Deny Everything Apparel, Beware of Female Spies MerchandiseThe International Spy Museums Handbook of Practical Spying, A Ninja Stole My Homework and more.

The retailer operates 17 specialty retail stores, a catalog and webstore. The venture is the latest addition to the International Spy Museums brand expansion program joining the Museum Catalog, Publishing Program, and the Online Store.