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Take a covert peek inside the CIA museum

  NBC’s Richard Engel gets a tour of the greatest museum you will never see: the CIA museum, where items like Osama bin Laden’s personal AK-47 rifle and some of the agency’s most high-tech gadgetry are on display.

A rare look inside the ‘secret’ CIA museum

  Filled with secrets, the CIA museum -- which is closed to the public – houses all kinds of artifacts: from a 70s-era drone, to the gun found next to Osama bin Laden when Navy SEALs killed him in a midnight raid. NBC’s Richard Engel reports.

Peek inside the CIA’s hidden museum

  Not open to the public but displayed inside CIA headquarters are artifacts from decades of intelligence gathering, including drones disguised as insects, a pigeon camera and Osama bin Laden’s AK-47.

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