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President Barack Obama and His Family Visit Spy Museum
President Barack Obama is dressed in casual clothes as he makes an unannounced stop at the "Spy Museum" in Washington, Friday, July 30, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite.

By: Ann Sanner, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON (AP).- It's hard to travel incognito when you're the president — even on a mission to a spy museum.

President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and daughter Sasha made a Friday night visit to the International Spy Museum in downtown Washington. Obama, wearing jeans, a casual shirt and sandals, found people lining the street outside the museum snapping his picture and cheering and waving as he walked in after a short motorcade ride from the White House.

There was no immediate word on which exhibits the Obamas checked out during their visit, which lasted about an hour. The privately run museum offers a Friday night "Spy at Night" event that includes "Operation Spy," an interactive experience that uses special effects to take each visitor "into the role of a U.S. intelligence officer on an action-packed international mission."

The Obamas shared a tender moment on their way back home. The president kissed the first lady on each side of her neck as they stood under a canopy by the White House driveway; Friday night is often "date night" for the couple.


Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.

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