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This docuseries travels around the world to explore massive man-made structures that have been left behind by society. Destinations include abandoned factories, huge infrastructure projects, and entire cities that are no longer inhabited. The series airs on the Science cable network.

Mysteries of the Abandoned is a Documentary & Biography Drama History Mystery series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (65 episodes). The series first aired on April 20, 2017. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

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7 Seasons, 65 Episodes
April 20, 2017
Documentary & Biography Drama History Mystery
Cast: Andrew Gough, Kasper Michaels, Rob Bell, Saul David
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Mysteries of the Abandoned Full Episode Guide

  • An eerie set of buildings in Paris is evidence of an unspeakable evil; new discoveries reveal the horrific things that happened here, and why they were abandoned.

  • The ruins of an abandoned prison are evidence of a chaotic riot that put the prisoners in charge; special access to its burnt-out interior reveal how inmates took over Ireland's Alcatraz and why it is deserted today.

  • A massive, alien-like fortress built into a mountainside is the central node to a network of pipelines that race outwards like tentacles; behind-the-scenes access reveals the secrets of why this strange complex was built and why it was abandoned.

  • Abandoned towers in southern Greece are the ruins of a fearsome warrior civilization descended from the Spartans, and new discoveries reveal the role these towers played during generations of violent blood feuds among the clans that lived here.

  • An abandoned castle is the site of hundreds of horrific murders perpetrated by the mysterious countess who once lived there. She's alleged to be one of the most prolific killers in history. New discoveries reveal what happened here.

  • A strange bunker near the Kennedy Space Center once served a top-secret military function should doomsday ever come to the Sunshine State; experts use declassified intel to reveal the sinister purpose of this forbidding facility and why it was abandoned.

  • An island of dense jungle is home to an abandoned complex with a dark past of bloodshed and rebellion, and new discoveries at this deserted place reveal why it was built and the gruesome circumstances of its downfall.

  • An abandoned industrial complex on the shores of Lake Michigan was once a top-secret military compound that protected America from enemy attacks; new discoveries reveal what really happened here and why the government turned its back on this juggernaut.

  • In a remote Louisiana swamp, the ruins of a massive industrial operation suggest that something evil once happened here, and new discoveries at this eerie site reveal what these abandoned buildings were for and why they were deserted.

  • Sites that have been laid to waste by destructive forces take center stage, but incredible human stories of struggle and survival come to the fore. Crossing the globe, the episode features a deserted Caribbean city partly buried in a mysterious substance, Indonesian villages swallowed by the earth, Taiwanese temples turned to rubble, an American ghost-town that still burns today, and an otherworldly landscape in eastern Africa that proved too hard to tame. Some of these fell victim to the power of mother nature, yet others were brought down by the hubris of mankind.

  • A village on a remote island was once home to the victims of deadly disease, but today, the island and its buildings are abandoned. Experts investigate what went wrong in this strange place and what happened to the people who once lived here.

  • Many of the world's most mysterious abandoned buildings are hidden underwater and underground. But now, experts use cutting-edge tech to reveal the secrets of these strange places and finally explain why they were deserted. The segments of this special come from various episodes.

  • The Nazis built secret megastructures during their bloodthirsty quest for world domination, but today, they're now abandoned; experts are rediscovering these lost places to reveal the mysteries of how they were built and why they were deserted.

  • The Soviet Union built countless engineering marvels beyond the Iron Curtain, but today, these mysterious places are abandoned; experts use cutting-edge tech to reveal the secrets of how they were built and why they were abandoned. The segments are from various episodes.

  • An abandoned system of caves was once the meeting place of a secret society that worshiped Satan and performed black magic. New discoveries at this mysterious site reveal what really happened here and why a Founding Father was a frequent guest.

  • A vast network of subterranean bunkers in the American West was home to the power to destroy nations. But today, this facility is deserted, and new discoveries reveal why this eerie place was built and why it was abandoned.

  • On a desolate island near Greece, abandoned buildings are evidence of a group of people that were forbidden to leave; experts reveal who was forced to stay here and if there was a cover-up to conceal what really happened at this strange place.

  • A mysterious town in the hills of South Africa was once a booming community, but today, the eerie place is deserted; experts reveal the cataclysm that caused the people of this once-prosperous town to suddenly leave and never come back.

  • A mysterious castle was once a fairytale estate, but today, the building is said to be haunted, and experts investigate the secrets of this eerie fortress and the ghostly stories inside.

  • An abandoned town in the Nevada desert is the ruins of an American Atlantis, destroyed by catastrophic floods when the Hoover Dam was built; today, experts investigate the secrets of this eerie ghost town as water levels recede and the city reemerge

  • At an infamous prison in the Amazon, the most dangerous criminals on earth faced hard labor, a hostile environment, and death by guillotine; today, it's deserted, and new discoveries reveal why this hellish compound was built and why it was abandoned.