Secure Facilities Locations (Archived)


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Facility Designations

The Foundation maintains and operates a large number of facilities worldwide, from small outposts with only a handful of staff to major Sites with thousands of personnel.


Foundation facilities designated as Sites are covert facilities, meaning that while existence of the facility is known to the public, such facilities are often disguised under government or corporate fronts. Sites are often built in locations in relatively close proximity to civilian populations, where facilities would require such cover.


Foundation facilities designated as Areas are clandestine facilities, meaning that civilians are not aware of their existence at all. Such facilities are often built far away from civilian populations and may contain highly dangerous anomalies; the vast majority of Areas have extreme fail-safe measures such as on-site nuclear warheads.

Facility Sections


Sectors are sections of Sites or Areas that are designated for specific purposes, such as containment, research, or storage. The exact usage of Sectors vary from facility to facility and is dependent on the facility's primary purpose and size.


Units are self-contained sections of Sites or Areas such as those containing Biological or Dimensional anomalies and are designed to self-seal in case of a breach or other catastrophic event. All personnel entering or exiting a Unit must typically undergo a full decontamination procedure.


These prefixes are often used to denote specializations of facilities or facility sections and are generally only used in internal communication.


Armed denotes a facility or facility section with abnormally high physical security concerns, either due to containment of violent hostile entities or threat of outside attack. Such facilities typically have a large amount of military-grade weaponry and vehicles as well as a disproportionately large number of permanent security staff; in the case of a full facility, this typically entails a detachment of at least battalion or regiment strength.

Biological (Bio)

Biological containment facilities or facility sections deal with infectious or otherwise biohazardous anomalies and are both isolated and self-contained to prevent the possible escape of such anomalies.


Containment facilities or facility sections are primarily equipped and intended for the containment of anomalous objects, entities, or phenomena.

Dimensional (Dim)

Dimensional containment facilities or facility sections deal with extradimensional apertures or anomalies exhibiting inconsistent or warped spacetime.


Humanoid containment facilities or facility sections primarily deal with sentient, sapient human or near-human entities capable of understanding and complying with instructions. These are essentially analogous to a prison facility for anomalous entities.


Protected facilities and facility sections are "safe zones" kept free of anomalous influence. No anomalies are allowed within these facilities at any time.


Provisional facilities are those that are established or built around an immobile anomaly. Provisional facilities typically contain only a single anomaly.


Reliquary facilities or facility sections are designed for handling artifacts and objects of religious or historical significance.


Research facilities or facility sections are designed for either the handling and study of anomalies or anomalous materials or research and development of new containment schemes and methods.


Storage facilities or facility sections are intended for long-term storage of non-anomalous or inert anomalous objects with no risk of autonomous interaction.


These are Foundation facilities or locations that do not fall under the standard organizational structure.

Observation Posts

Observation Posts are tiny facilities established in a multitude of locations worldwide. Often limited to small standalone buildings or single units within larger buildings, Observation Posts are typically used to monitor regional communications for flagged content, as well as monitor nearby Foundation facilities. Many Observation Posts are also used as secure communications hubs or safe-houses by undercover Foundation agents.

Facilities List (Abridged)

The following is a partial list of notable Foundation facilities. Please note that this list is incomplete; many Foundation facilities are not listed here due to operational security requirements, because their purpose and/or location are classified. Additional facilities involved in the containment of Nexuses of anomalous activity are listed here, and facilities operated by International Branches of the Foundation are linked here. Note that many facility designations have also been recycled over time as the original facilities are decommissioned or otherwise no longer in use, and that the full list of Foundation Facilities is only available to employees with Level 5 Security Clearance.


facility-texture.png01 Site-01 (Protected Site-01, Overwatch HQ)

Site-01 is a safe zone that acts as a data backup for all major Foundation facilities worldwide as well as a secure meeting facility for O5 Council members and other high-ranking Foundation personnel. As with all Protected Sites, no anomalies of any kind are allowed in proximity of Site-01. The location of Site-01 is strictly classified.

facility-texture.png5 Site-5

Site-5 is a man-made island constructed to store hazardous materials, currently used for the containment of SCP-001, SCP-1661, SCP-2193, SCP-2923 and SCP-3247.

This document has been altered by SCP-4182. Personnel are reminded that Site-5 does not exist.

facility-texture.png06 Site-06-3 (Humanoid Containment Site-06-3)

Site-06-3 is a containment facility that is currently located in the Lorraine region of France. Formerly located in the United States of America (Site-06) and Germany (Site-06-2), this facility was moved to its current location following the decommission and demolition of the aforementioned previous facilities. Site-06-3 employs a multi-national staff and houses numerous low-risk human and humanoid entities, most notably several former Foundation personnel.

facility-texture.png11 Site-11

Site-11 is a large-scale Foundation facility located in the mid-western United States, consisting of an entire self-sustaining community including residential housing, commercial businesses, and industrial/manufacturing facilities, as well as an extensive underground containment and research complex. The Foundation maintains strict tracking of all personnel and civilians within Site-11, and so the facility is often used as a safe location for personnel requiring additional security and protection.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png15 Site-15

Site-15 is a Foundation facility located on the United States west coast that specializes in the containment and study of electric, electronic, and computer-based anomalies. The primary storage and containment wings of Site-15 are electromagnetically isolated to prevent any interaction between anomalous electronics and the outside world.

facility-texture.png17 Site-17

Site-17 is the second largest Foundation facility, primarily focused on the containment and study of low-risk humanoid entities, although a small number of more dangerous entities are also contained there. The Site has additional capacities for the containment of inanimate objects and non-humanoid creatures. As per its main focus, Site-17's permanent site staff includes a large number of medical and psychiatric professionals.

facility-texture.png18 Site-18

Site-18 is a relatively small facility, primarily used for the storage and testing of anomalous objects. The Site also has a biological sector used for the containment of anomalous animals.
Site-18 is not the Headquarters of the Department of Disinformation.

facility-texture.png19 Site-19

Site-19 is the largest Foundation facility currently in operation, housing hundreds of Safe- and Euclid-class anomalies, some located within additional Facilities separate from the main Site. Site-19 also has dedicated laboratories for the processing and storage of Anomalous Items not warranting their own Special Containment Procedures. Site security is prioritised, since the danger of containment breaches is heightened by the large number of anomalous objects contained in one location.

facility-texture.png23 Site-23 (Storage Site-23)

Site-23 is used to store inanimate objects, particularly those with anomalous metamorphic or transfiguring effects on biological entities. The site also possesses facilities for the cryogenic containment of deceased or inactive anomalous entities, and for anomalous animal research. Due to SCP-3085, a number of humanoids previously housed at Site-55 had to be relocated to Site-23.

facility-texture.png28 Site-28 (Containment Site-28)

Site-28 is located in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City, New York, United States, and was initially established to contain SCP-602. Since then, this facility has been expanded into a full-fledged Foundation containment facility specializing in anomalous artwork and artifacts, and staff from Site-28 have also assisted in the containment of SCP-2409 and SCP-4198.

facility-texture.png36 Site-36

Formerly Provisional Site-36, this facility is located in India and serves as both a regional containment site as well as a support facility for field personnel operating in the area, supervising facilities such as Adjunct Site-2498.

facility-texture.png38 Site-38

Site-38 is a containment site for inanimate objects in rural Tennessee, USA, primarily focused on the study of Group of Interest Alpha-388, "Alexylva University", although the Site's inland location has been advantageous for the Site's Astronomy Department.

facility-texture.png41 Site-41

Site-41 is located in the forests of central Colorado, and is the headquarters of the Antimemetics Division. The Site is used for training, research and the storage of SCP objects that require experts in anomalous antimemes.

facility-texture.png43 Site-43 (Research and Containment Site-43)

Site-43 is situated on the southeastern shore of Lake Huron, one kilometre below sea level in Ipperwash Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. It comprises containment wings for low- to medium-risk anomalies, research divisions arranged in a pseudoacademic structure, and abatement refineries for esoteric substances.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png44 Site-44 (Research and Containment Site-44)

Site-44 is a large facility situated beneath Foulness Island, Essex, England. Used primarily for research, containment and task force training but also handles administrative work, being the lead site for the Foundation’s operations within and around Britain. The area is publicly known MoD land, allowing Foundation activities to proceed without large concern of breaking the Veil. Notorious for its contributions to the cryptobiological sciences, hosting the headquarters of the Cryptozoology Division.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png45 Site-45 (Research Site-45)

Site-45 is a clandestine armed research facility located off the coast of Western Australia under the Indian Ocean. Here, research and temporary containment of anomalous objects are conducted under guard and away from a civilian populace. Site-45 also serves as a staging point for MTF operations within the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png45 Site-45

Site-45 was established as a provisional measure to contain an abnormally high number of anomalous events in the Las Vegas district, and consists of three connected structures. Site-45-A is disguised as an office building within city limits, used as a base for task forces and response teams. Site-45-B is a newer facility for housing personnel, disguised as a private mental care institution. Site-45-C is a subterranean research facility beneath Site-45-B, and handles the research and containment of SCP objects found in the area. Site-45-C specializes in anomalies with ties to religion and mythology, consulting on offsite anomalies such as SCP-2988.

facility-texture.png54 Site-54 (Integrated Containment Site-54)

Site-54 is a containment facility located in, around, and beneath the city of Leipzig, Germany. Specialising in the containment of those anomalies deemed 'partially uncontainable', the Site's staff are heavily armed, highly trained, and permanently on edge. Featuring an extensive rapid-response vehicle hangar (with transport both normal and anomalous) and wide array of holding cells, Site-54 is generally considered to be the Foundation site both best-prepared for the worst to happen, and the location at which said worst is most likely to occur.

facility-texture.png55 Site-55

Site-55 is located on the outskirts of Boston, Massachusetts, and is the centre of the Foundation's research into Groups of Interest, lead by Dr. Jay Everwood. The Site's proximity to the extradimensional Wonder World!™ Location of Interest means that the Site is involved in the containment of a large number of Dr Wondertainment products. The exterior of the Site is disguised as a food cannery, and it operates as one during daytime hours.

facility-texture.png56 Site-56

Established in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, May 1972, Site-56 was intended to serve as the base of operations for the enactment of the Kraken Protocol within the American Southwest. Over time, Site-56 took on increasing responsibilities, eventually transitioning into a full-fledged containment and administration site, responsible for select offsite anomalies such as SCP-5994 and SCP-5952. However, recent Overwatch audits suggest its expansion has surpassed its budgetary and logistical limitations, and personnel frequently cite its "labyrinthine" structure as a detriment to day-to-day operations.

facility-texture.png62 Site-62 (Dimensional Site-62)

Formerly Provisional Site-62, this facility was initially built around SCP-004. The facility was eventually expanded to house other objects requiring high-security Dimensional Containment, back up critical Foundation data, and provide an external reference point for detecting and reporting reality shifts.

facility-texture.png64 Site-64 (Storage Site-64)

Located approximately 0.5 km below Forest Park, northwest of Portland, Oregon, Site-64 is primarily a low to medium security storage facility, and is mainly used to house minor anomalous items, and Safe/Euclid class objects confiscated from the anomalous art community and anomalous electronics industry based in Portland and Vancouver.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png65 Site-65

Site-65 is north of Saskatoon in the prairie fields of Saskatchewan, Canada, in a location chosen for its isolation and vast flat area. The Site operates as a cement factory, and forms the SCP Foundation Saskatchewan Operational Region along with Site-117 and Site-AE7.

facility-texture.png66 Site-66 (Biological Containment Site-66, Bio-Site-66)

Originally built as Provisional Site-66 around SCP-1479, this facility was eventually expanded to contain and research biological and organic anomalies.

facility-texture.png73 Site-73

Site-73 is a facility converted from an office building in Texas, designed for the containment and study of inert, Safe-class, or otherwise benign anomalous objects, including the analysis and storage of deceased specimens. The Site also manages satellite facilities such as Storage Location 73-E.

facility-texture.png76 Site-76 (Reliquary Research and Containment Site-76)

Site-76 is a major containment site located in the United States of America, housing a large number of anomalous objects presumed to be man-made.

facility-texture.png77 Site-77 (Storage Site-77)

One of the Foundation's largest storage facilities, Site-77 was initially built in 1924 in southern Italy and served as an Italian facility until the second World War, when it was damaged by Allied bombing and subsequently destroyed by a containment breach. Site-77 was taken over by the Foundation and rebuilt in 1944.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png81 Site-81 (Research and Containment Site-81)

Located beneath Lake Monroe in Bloomington, Indiana, Site-81 is the primary hub for anomalous activity in the United States Midwest. Initially founded as an expeditionary site to monitor SCP-2812, Site-81 has since grown to become one of the largest sites in the region. Located within is the Foundation's Classifications Department, as well as a massive Mobile Task Force deployment outpost.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png83 Site-83

Originally established as Provisional Site-83 in Lyndhurst, New Jersey for the containment of SCP-5967, Site-83 primarily houses Euclid and Safe class anomalies, and so has a more laid back staff than other Foundation Sites. There are a few Keter and Esoteric class anomalies contained within, under the jurisdiction of the higher-clearance staff. Departments on Site include Nomenclative Research, Multiversal Cartography, and (at least in theory) the Theoretical Anomalies Department.

facility-texture.png84 Site-84

Bio Site-84 is a remote facility in the Australian Outback, located near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, and used for the containment of anomalous animals, both native to Australia and imported in from other facilities. Despite being located in a desert, the facility is capable of simulating and sustaining more temperate habitats.

facility-texture.png87 Site-87 (Research Site-87)

Site-87 is a research site, established in September 1976 to oversee containment of a minor anomaly in the town of Sloth's Pit, Wisconsin, USA (pop. 17,291 as of 2020). In that same month, researchers discovered that Sloth's Pit was a highly active Nexus, an inhabited zone with a high concentration of anomalous phenomena. Site-87's civilian front is S & C Plastics, and it possesses its own Task Force— Sigma-10, "The Sloth's Arm", for containment of anomalies within city limits. Citizens of Sloth's Pit are considered E-Class Personnel, and have knowledge of the Foundation insofar as 'a research organization is monitoring the town'. The primary goal of Site-87 is to research and catalog anomalies in Sloth's Pit, such as SCP-4040; however, it is also the headquarters of the Department of Multi-Universal Affairs, Nexological Studies, and serves as regional command for the Midwestern USA.

A catalog of incidents that have taken place at Site-87 and within the Sloth's Pit Nexus zone can be found here.

facility-texture.png88 Site-88 (Humanoid Containment Site-88)

Humanoid Containment Site-88 is located in central Baldwin County, Alabama. The site houses many humanoid SCP objects, along with several high value anomalous items. While research is not a primary focus of the site, the site has the capacity for it, and has seen many research projects related to its occupants.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png91 Site-91 (Xenobiological Research and Containment Site-91)

Established as Provisional Site-91 in 1986 shortly after the discovery of SCP-4612 in the substructure below a manor known as Eckhart House in Yorkshire, England. The site was fully commissioned by Overwatch command the following year and was expanded into a full containment facility, research lab and library focused on the containment and analysis of xenobiological specimens, with a secondary focus of the development of thaumaturgical countermeasures and containment of thaumaturgical artifacts. Serves as the primary station for MTF Beta-777 (“Hecate’s Spear”).

facility-texture.png95 Site-95 (Biological Research and Containment Site-95, Bio-Site-95)

Site-95 is a small but well equipped site used to contain and research biological and organic anomalies.

facility-texture.png98 Site-98 (Dimensional Research Site-98)

Site-98 serves as the forefront of Foundation technology. Stationed in the city of Philadelphia, Site-98 is responsible for the bleeding-edge technological developments and innovations that help the Foundation contain, analyze, and research the various anomalous threats that endanger the world. Site-98 is often considered as the most technologically-advanced research facility in the Foundation.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png103 Site-103 (Biological Containment Site-103)

Site-103 has extensive facilities for the containment and research of plant and plant-based anomalies.

facility-texture.png104 Site-104 (Biological Research Site-104)

Created for the on-site containment of SCP-628, Site-104 is operated under the guise of a wildlife preserve and is designed for study of and experimentation on biological anomalies with wide-ranging effects.

facility-texture.png120 Site-120 (Research and Reliquary Dimensional Containment Site-120)

Built atop SCP-5292 near the city of Częstochowa, Poland, Site-120 specializes in thaumaturgic, ontokinetic, and theological anomalies, utilizing unusual containment methods to deal with them. Being one of the few Sites actively encouraging the usage of the anomalous, it acts as the main observation point for the Free Port of Esterberg.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png184 Site-184

Located in Nova Scotia, Site-184 serves two simultaneous purposes. As the primary Research & Containment site on the East Coast of Canada, it hosts cutting-edge facilities such as the Applied Metaphysics Research Laboratories, the innovatively designed Aquatic Anomalies facilities, and the Anomalous Art & Artefacts wing — as well as several satellite sites, such as Mobile Site-184_A. Additionally, the Site functions as the primary command center and shipyard for the Foundation’s naval presence in the North-West Atlantic, overseeing ocean-based Search & Rescue, Salvage, Anomaly Containment, Force Projection, and Research operations. The responsibility for balancing these two (at times conflicting) structural frameworks falls on Director Barrett, while the Foundation researchers and naval personnel maintain the illusion of operating a mundane shipyard and naval research facility.

facility-texture.png228 Site-228

Site-228 is a major Central European containment facility, and one of the first Foundation facilities to be located in Hungary. It was originally designed for humanoid containment, but following modernization it is now also capable of containing sapient non-humanoid entities.

facility-texture.png234 Site-234

Site-234 is the Foundation's center for biomedical research and for the containment of Micro, Molecular, and Biochemical anomalies, located outside of Birmingham, Alabama. Although it one of the Foundation's youngest facilities, constructed in the fall of 1983, it is also one of the largest, containing more than 200 anomalies, housing 1000 personnel on site, and employing another 8000 that commute in. To enable biohazardous anomalies to be safely studied, the facility possesses various laboratories built to different Biosafety Level standards, with 13 at BSL-4, 26 at BSL-3, and more than 200 at BSL-2.

facility-texture.png246 Site-246

Site-246 is located beneath Lake Superior, and was the regional command site for the North American Great Lakes operations area until the establishment of Site-87. The Site was later reactivated to serve as the headquarters for MTF Delta-3 ("Solomon's Hand") as part of the Special Asset Task Force Program. After Delta-3 was disbanded following the loss of its primary special asset, Site-246 was downgraded once again, and is now mainly used as a training center, submarine drydock, and underwater research facility.

facility-texture.png322 Site-322

Located outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Site-322 specializes in the containment of sapient anomalies, as well as monitoring select offsite anomalies. Its unique contribution to the Foundation is its Integration Program, inspired by the discoveries of SCP-5031, which employs anomalies for their various abilities should they be found useful to the Foundation.

facility-texture.png666 Site-666

Site-666 is a large-scale research, containment, and staging site, publicly known as the Luxor Las Vegas. The Site lies within the anomalous hotspot of Undervegas, anchoring the Las Vegas Strip to baseline reality. The Site primarily deals with anomalies in the Las Vegas/Paradise region, but occasionally serves outlying areas. Due to its unique position, Site-666 heavily utilizes mutually-beneficial agreements with anomalies, including their employment, and other forms of "creative containment".


facility-texture.png02 Area-02 (Armed Reliquary and Containment Area-02)

Area-02 is a remote facility whose primary purpose is to contain highly dangerous, hostile, or otherwise hazardous anomalies, including multiple Keter-class objects. In addition to a battalion-strength security detachment, Area-02 is also equipped with multiple nuclear fail-safes as a final option in the case of a catastrophic breach or loss of containment.

facility-texture.png12 Area-12 (Biological Research Area-12)

Area-12 is a containment and research facility located on remote federal land in the Midwestern United States. Area-12 contains both live specimens of anomalous biological entities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Parazoology, as well as samples of biohazardous or otherwise dangerous biological anomalies for study.

facility-texture.png14 Area-14 (Armed Biological Containment Area-14)

Area-14 is a dedicated containment facility located in the Ruby Mountains of Nevada, USA. Area-14 is primarily used for large-scale, dangerous, and/or hostile anomalous entities and as such is staffed with a regiment-strength security detachment as well as heavy weapons, armored vehicles, and air support. Serves as the primary station for AMTF Nu-7 (“Hammer Down”).

facility-texture.png27 Area-27 (Reliquary Area-27)

Area-27 is an underground facility operating beneath the Saint Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica in Ontario, Canada. Area-27's main purpose is to serve as both headquarters for the Department of Tactical Theology and as emergency quartering in the case of a large-scale K-Class Scenario. The site is also capable of containing primarily religiously-orientated anomalies and the development of theological weaponry.

facility-texture.png32 Area-32 (Lunar Area-32)

Comprised of several floors beneath the surface of Mare Imbrium and built around the ninth destination point of SCP-120, Lunar Area-32 is a facility used to contain immobile anomalies present on the lunar surface, or anomalies that are significantly less hazardous to contain beyond Earth’s atmosphere.

Objects contained at this Facility are listed in its Secure Facility Dossier.

facility-texture.png179 Area-179

Formerly Provisional Containment Area-179, created for the containment of SCP-1179, this facility is located in Pennsylvania, United States. The site functions as one of the Foundation’s largest hubs for humanoid object containment, research, and integration. In addition to storing and researching recovered anomalous objects, the Area also supervises nearby Sites such as Site-5076-1.

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