Mac & Mac's Pick: "the Salt Safari"

By WEEK Reporter

October 22, 2013 Updated Oct 22, 2013 at 10:44 PM CDT

HUTCHINSON, KANSAS -- A new attraction is coming to the Kansas Underground Salt Museum next month. Well, they actually just changed their name to "Strataca" in June.

Tourists will be able to go down 65 stories and walk through parts of a mine that have been off limits for decades.

It's called "the Salt Safari".

This group of 20-hikers got a chance to trek through miles of tunnels-- exploring a mine closed nearly 60-years-ago.

Piles of contaminated salt, dynamite boxes, and trash left behind by hundreds of miners are availble to see....if not touch.

There are some restrictions to the three-hour salt safari: you have to be 18-years-old or older... and be physically fit...and not afraid of 650 feet underground.