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SubTropolis Unearthed

A journey below the surface

Embark on a captivating journey below the surface with "SubTropolis Unearthed: A Journey Below the Surface," a tour led by Hunt Midwest, the visionary minds behind the underground city nestled beneath Worlds of Fun amusement park in Kansas City, Missouri. As we delve into the depths of SubTropolis, you'll discover a subterranean world with a rich history dating back to the 1930s when active limestone mines provided the foundation for what would become a groundbreaking venture.

Guided by experts from Hunt Midwest, you'll explore the intricate network of tunnels and chambers that make up SubTropolis, a thriving underground city housing a diverse array of tenants. From The National Archives to Movie Studios preserving cinematic treasures like the original films of "Wizard of Oz" and "Gone with the Wind," Ford Motor Company, FedEx, LightEdge, Paris Foods, and more, witness the fascinating tapestry of businesses that have found a unique home beneath the earth.

This adventure goes beyond the ordinary as we step into the spaces of current SubTropolis tenants to gain insights into the architectural marvels that sustain life underground, exploring the structural, mechanical, and geological aspects of building in this unconventional environment. 'SubTropolis Unearthed' promises an experience where curiosity and discovery converge, offering a glimpse into the innovative spirit that transformed forgotten mines into a thriving subterranean community. Prepare for an exceptionally enlightening and insightful journey into the depths of SubTropolis.

04.24.24 | 8:00-10:00am
  • 8:00am | Registration
  • 8:15am | Program/Tour
$25 + fees in advance | no tickets at door
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