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On March 1, the International Spy Museum kicks off a special exhibit, the first since moving to its purpose-built facility at L’Enfant Plaza, paying homage to the much-beloved 007 franchise with the opening of “Bond in Motion.”  The Museum will showcase 17 iconic vehicles from the James Bond film franchise in cooperation with EON Productions Limited, Danjaq, and the Ian Fleming Foundation.

“The first taste the public gets of espionage is through pop culture – the movies, TV series, and books that animate our imaginations and encourage our audiences to dream big,” shares Amanda Ohlke, Director of Adult Programming at the International Spy Museum. “Even real intelligence agencies devising spy tools have found inspiration through these captivating gadget-filled movies and vehicles, sometimes propelling fictional inventions from fantasy into reality.”

The “Bond in Motion” exhibit presents spy vehicles ranging from the Aston Martin DBS from Quantum of Solace (2008) and the bright green Jaguar XKR from Die Another Day (2002), to the signature submarine from For Your Eyes Only (1981) and a Glastron Boat with gadgets and a hang glider from Moonraker (1979). It is a trip back in time to some of the most classic moments in the adventures of the world’s most famous movie spy. The exhibit includes the Museum’s popular Shark Tank interactive, clips from the film franchise, two totally new interactives, and a special photo op featuring the snowmobile from Die Another Day.

“Everyone has a favorite Bond car and these vehicles have been touchstones of contemporary culture for decades.” shares Kathryn Keane, Vice President of Exhibitions and Collections at the International Spy Museum. “The vehicles in this new exhibit are as inventive and cool as the very real gadgets and tools we display in the Spy Museum. We’re thrilled to juxtapose these fantastic fictional feats of innovation with the premiere collection of authentic espionage artifacts in our permanent exhibit.”

Tickets to “Bond in Motion” can be purchased for $12.00.  Spy Museum members will get exclusive preview access to the exhibit before it opens and will be able to visit for free throughout its run.  To join as a member or for more information, visit: spymuseum.org/membership/.

Bond in Motion is proudly delivered by DHL, the exclusive logistic partner of the exhibition.

More information is available at spymuseum.org/bond-in-motion.

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