Sometimes the most fascinating pieces of history are lying right in front of us – treasures that have been passed down through generations of our family lie forgotten in attics or basements.

One man knows this all too well; after his grandparents passed away he set to sort through the things they’d left behind in their home.

That’s when he discovered a mysterious underground safe and came across a shocking discovery…

1. Discovering The Underground Safe

Whilst sorting through his deceased grandparents’ belongings, the man discovered an underground safe under their carpet.

2. Exploring

The elderly couple passed their house down to their grandson after they’d died, so he was free to explore to his hearts content.

3. Cleaning Up

The man removed some very dirty carpet in the house, which is when he noticed the unusual underground safe.