Inside the Colorado Vault That Keeps Your Favorite Foods From Going Extinct

Outlet: Smithsonian

Smithsonian: Unlike Svalbard, which is 328 feet deep inside a mountain and surrounded by snow and polar bears, NLGRP is housed in a three-story beige building ringed by other beige buildings on the Colorado State University campus about 60 miles north of Denver. (The location’s low relative humidity makes it ideal for storing seeds.)