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Modernized CIA Museum Brings 75 Years of Agency History to Life

As CIA marks its 75th anniversary, the Agency is unveiling a newly modernized and interactive CIA Museum dedicated to educating and inspiring our workforce and official visitors on CIA’s history, mission, people, and contributions to national security.

Designed to instruct and inform generations of officers, the CIA Museum includes over 600 artifacts that are carefully selected to provide a deeper understanding of CIA’s history from the end of World War II, to the Cold War, to the post-9/11 era that will inspire officers working on today’s national security challenges.

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Intelligence and Operations

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At CIA, we’ve pioneered bold and innovative technologies for decades. Learn how our cutting edge solutions have helped solve America’s biggest intelligence challenges.

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Take a peek inside the CIA. Discover who we are, learn a little about what we do, and explore some quirky stories that don’t quite fit anywhere else.


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The Langley Files - A CIA Podcast

The mission of The Langley Files: A CIA Podcast is to educate and connect with the general public, sharing insight into the Agency’s core mission, capabilities, and agility as an intelligence leader…and to share some interesting stories along the way! Each episode is approximately 15-30 minutes in length and will feature our hosts leading conversations with a range of special guests.

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