Visiting Area 51

  • Published: 03 February 2016
  • Area 51 might be the most well-known top secret military base in the world. It has appeared in movies, tv, books, and video games. Yet we still don't know what is going on in there. We take a trip to the middle of nowhere to find out what's going on with Area 51! What goes on in Area 51? Where is Area 51?

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    Glenn Campbell

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    Music by:
    Jason Shaw

    Kevin MacLeod

    Todd Umhoefer (Old Earth)

    Image/Video Credits:
    Videos courtesy of: Glenn Campbell

    overhead map of area 51, By Finlay McWalter [GFDL ( or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons,
    Magnesium flares, Flares in the sky - like the military flares seen here during the Lebanon-Israel conflict in 2006 - can be misidentified as UFOs. Credit: Corbis.,

    Wide shot Groom Lake and Papoose Lake, By Doc Searls from Santa Barbara, USA (2010_08_06_rno-phx-bos_071 Uploaded by PDTillman) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons,

    alien autopsy, By CGP Grey (Roswell - Alien 4889611102) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons,

    Area 51 warning signs,

    A-12 taking off from Groom Lake, By Unknown, credited to CIA/Roadrunners Internationale [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons,,_1962.jpg

    Glenn in the 90s, By Glenn Campbell,

    bob lazar,

Comments • 3 276

  • Amy Harringtin
    Amy Harringtin  14 hours back

    I have a feeling that it has a little bit to do with that lake

    • Nehemiah Ethaniel
      Nehemiah Ethaniel  18 hours back

      Yeah right dude flares moving left right up down them are some awesome flairs I think the only thing going on here for reals is the Aliens balls that are smacking him on his chin

      • Simon Warner
        Simon Warner  2 days back

        That road into area 51 looks like a mouse trap.

        • Izaiah Florés
          Izaiah Florés  2 days back

          4:05 looks like Maynard James Keenan

          • Fresh X
            Fresh X  2 days back

            7:20 he said I didn’t need aliens to rescue me anymore THAT JUST MADE THIS VID FUCKING CREEPY

            • John Cloois
              John Cloois  3 days back

              Rhinestone Space Cowboy. 💎🛸👾👽 They have killed a person.

              • Just Me
                Just Me  3 days back

                Go go pleople wee nead the trow auth🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗

                • Carlos Oquendo
                  Carlos Oquendo  3 days back

                  To me area 51 is there it belongs to the government, and I don't need to know what they do there. Is very simple they went to the middle of nowhere there have never been a human or sivilian life ended or lost because of this instalation, my grand father use to say to me learn this and you will always avoid hardship "let that, which is still remain still"

                  • Davin Miller
                    Davin Miller  3 days back

                    Haha they really think they're aliens there....that happen to have human similarities..your just pawns in the game

                    • camaro4u
                      camaro4u  4 days back

                      So when did the government take groom lake back from Lockheed Martin because Kelly Johnson acquired the land in the 50's to test the U-2

                      • game name
                        game name  5 days back

                        I like the description: Area 51 might be the most WELL-KNOWN TOP SECRET military base in the world.

                        • Simon Warner
                          Simon Warner  2 days back

                          Yes it has an Alien Centre next to it. It looks like a Disney facility.

                      • Matavis Kubiak
                        Matavis Kubiak  5 days back

                        Tiny lil drone with a camera never b able to shoot that

                        • PelicanGreed
                          PelicanGreed  5 days back

                          “Well known, top-secret.”

                          • Stan Mrak
                            Stan Mrak  5 days back

                            Waste of time.... The good stuff is all underground, where not even survellence satellites can see it. We're talking huge underground hangars hundreds of feet down.

                            • theCreator 3000
                              theCreator 3000  6 days back

                              It dont matter if you storm it or not. They have underground transit systems from Area 51 all the way to the Denver airport and maybe even the white house.

                              • Tomi Angelov
                                Tomi Angelov  6 days back

                                I m hoping it is not going to be a deathrun game until reaching the goal!

                                • Kelli Adkins
                                  Kelli Adkins  7 days back

                                  I’m not a kid anymore and but I too wanted aliens to come take me away. When I was 6 my daddy took me out in our back yard and looked up in the night sky and showed me Halley’s Comet. He said......the next time you see this in our night sky, you will be an old woman. I was in awe of it and have been obsessed with the cosmos ever since. Now as a middle aged adult, I still want them to come take me away. I want to see other worlds, space and time. 🤞🏼 here’s hoping😂

                                  • david lamunyon
                                    david lamunyon  7 days back

                                    You can almost see the same thing driving across Wyoming as you can see driving to area 51 - a whole lot of nothing!

                                    • Edwrx 413
                                      Edwrx 413  1 weeks back

                                      protect area 51 more then anything else in the U.S. Just send in all the children they wont shoot adults sneak through the other side .i call that distraction.

                                      • Divine Rebel for Love
                                        Divine Rebel for Love  1 weeks back

                                        Just you saying “they have a right to shoot you” tells me how far humanity has just accepted their take over. Grieves the heart of the Creator 💔✝️

                                        • Awais Siddique
                                          Awais Siddique  1 weeks back


                                          • MoJo
                                            MoJo  1 weeks back

                                            At that point you explained the UFO thing..? What are you talking about?

                                            • teddy bender b.rodríguez

                                              I'm dying reading comments here 😂🤣🤣

                                              • Andrzej Dabek
                                                Andrzej Dabek  1 weeks back

                                                Nie wieżę normalnie takie gówno ktoś zrobił zamieścił z datą 3lata wstecz dodaje kilka komentarzy co jakiś czas ale z datą wstecz z 16 roku a w nich i odpowiedzi reszta innych komentarzy są bierzace z miesiąca wstecz normalnie trauma ktoś to rozumie????
                                                Jaki idiota to zrobił????

                                                • Arodal Oivle
                                                  Arodal Oivle  1 weeks back

                                                  THIS IS A DARE
                                                  I BET THAT NO ONE HAS GOT THE GUTS TO 'RUN' IN TO AREA 51.

                                                  • Justin Jorgensen
                                                    Justin Jorgensen  1 weeks back


                                                    • UFO Sightings
                                                      UFO Sightings  1 weeks back

                                                      I think S4 is much more interesting. It's close to Area 51. It's where Bob Lazar worked. The real UFO's are there.

                                                      • Ed Turner
                                                        Ed Turner  1 weeks back

                                                        lol all ya have to do is be a worker and find out and not tell anybody even ur family and i swear lots of people want to know whats going on in there :)

                                                        • CrazyCSIW6
                                                          CrazyCSIW6  1 weeks back

                                                          >secret base
                                                          >comic sans sign in desert
                                                          Yep, fucking storm it, it deserves it. Not just the base but the entire fucking desert.

                                                          • POE LWE
                                                            POE LWE  1 weeks back

                                                            Run down the gate to cross the 10 miles

                                                            Have bullet proof window

                                                            Speed through the desert

                                                            Ride or die

                                                            • Chris Lewis
                                                              Chris Lewis  1 weeks back

                                                              they took the dealthy part of the sign down now

                                                              • Alexander Weinhart
                                                                Alexander Weinhart  1 weeks back

                                                                U don’t half to go in Naruto running all you have to do is sneak past the sign in a shrubbery. Shrubberies are endangered and can’t be shot and they’re bulletproof in grand theft auto v

                                                                • Michael Charlton
                                                                  Michael Charlton  2 weeks back

                                                                  Is it just me or Area 51 doesn’t seem that well guarded, especially IF UFO’s are stored there? No real fencing, the odd white SUV and some sensors. If it was THAT secretive I’d expect a much heavier military presence to counter any threats. RAF Menwith Hill appears more guarded than here.

                                                                  • wuant
                                                                    wuant  2 weeks back

                                                                    Bro aliens exist. A small part of the goverment (12-18 people) have a lot of lies.. and is not only about aliens.. 11sept, schools, fake atacks, and others.. you guys should research all of this situacion that is happening in the wolrd.. raiding A51 its a stupid thing. Because there is a LOT but A LOT more underground bases.. raiding A51 can also be a step for the new plan of the New World Order. (61K5 1L91 1T13K)

                                                                    They can do whatever they want..


                                                                    • BlueMusket_ 101
                                                                      BlueMusket_ 101  2 weeks back

                                                                      Im Agent."Macmill" So Yeah, We Are Gonna Raid The Base, By Marching In, And Couping The President, And Duh, A New American Order Is Set Up, And Theres A Guard, And A Royal King, No Queen Because Well, Yeah, Theres No Female President in History [OH And Set Up An American Commonwealth Flag]

                                                                      • Dr. Potatoes289
                                                                        Dr. Potatoes289  2 weeks back

                                                                        Minewhile in area 46
                                                                        Alien tech scientists laughing loocking at the rade on tv

                                                                        • jerry wizman
                                                                          jerry wizman  2 weeks back

                                                                          The Moon is a Draco Reptilian Space Station...

                                                                          Ask yourself why is there 34 Dragon statues that surround the City of London. Why is there also a Obelisk in every city on the planet. It's the phallus of the Dragon, the actual word is derived from Basilisk. Which means King of the Serpents. In the Vatican they have St. Peters Basilica where there are three Dragon statues and Obelisks.

                                                                          ALIEN ARCHONS HAVE BEEN RULING THE SURFACE OF PLANET SINCE BEFORE THE "BUY BULL" The IllumiNazis are but a predecessor of an older and even more cruel order. They've been running this planet since the dawn of time...Dragons aren't some mythological being...The Draco Reptilians came from the Alpha Draconis star system out of the Draco Constellation... They were know as the Atlanteans, Satan, Baphomet, Archons, Draconian's, in the bible they were known as the Seraphim, the Burning Ones/Serpents also the Nephilim or Elohim, the fallen angels, those who were casted out from the heavens. Both words are plural and feminine, meaning there were many gods and were androgynous. The Sumerians knew them as the Anunnaki... Anakim in Hebrew means giant...Because they are very tall 7ft-15ft and have shapeshifting abilities. In the Indian culture they were known as the Naga. Dracula in Latin means Dragon, The Order of the Dracul able to shift physically into other creatures or into the aether via the quantum field.

                                                                          The Mayans called them Quezatcoatl, and Kukulcan the Feathered Serpent King and incorporated their images of dragons in their pyramids ... There are dragon statues all over the world, throughout the ages...
                                                                          The coat of arms for the city of London is two Dragons holding a red shield, which in German is Rothschild. There are 33 Dragon statues in the City of London to quell consciousness. The slaying of a Dragon by St. George. The Muslims knew them as Dajjal or Djinn or Genies... After your three wishes your soul is theirs to keep... They were also known to the Buddhist monks as the Brotherhood of Two dragons... The Red Dragons in the east and the Yellow in the west... Same goes for the native American Indians all the Aboriginals knew them as the Brotherhood of the Snake... The Egyptian knew them as Horus, Anubis and Amen Ra.... That's why every religion says amen after every prayer cause they are paying homage to Satan Baphomet/ Draco Reptoids... Santa Claus is actually Satan's Claws both wearing red, both come from the fire, both have minions working feverishly. All religions and holidays are based on satanic doctrines and pagan dogmas. And if you don't believe me than you're being quite draconian about it.

                                                                          Basilisk in Latin means King of the Serpents, as in St Peters Basilica where there lies two Dragon Statues in the Vatican as well as Obelisks, the phallus of the Dragon that is why there is at least few obelisks in every city on the planet the Freemasons put them there throughout history in order to control consciousness...The Chinese, Japanese, India, Indonesians, Mayans, Aztecs, Incas all worship the Dragon in antiquity... There are Gargoyles adorn every church and cathedral.... The Watchers... The biggest trick the D-Evil can play is making humanity believe that he does not exist :/

                                                                          CHASING THE DRAGON PART ONE

                                                                          CHASING THE DRAGON PART TWO

                                                                          There are over 10 thousand pyramids that align with each other on a global grid system with gps accuracy to the millimetre. In the Aegean Sea there are 13 ancient Megalithic sites that represent the 13 Illuminati Families that control the world, that when you connect them dot to dot, over 1000km area makes a perfect Maltese Cross. This is the symbol of the Monarchy, Freemasonry, Vatican, Jesuits, Knights of Malta and Templars, even Hitler's Germany. Megalithic architecture on geomantic energy sites, in conjunction with an occult esoteric satanic Freemasonry religion of Kabbhalism, aka the Lucifer experiment in order to control humanities consciousness and why there is an obelisk in every major city on the planet... The pyramids also create dimensional portals into Agartha/Hollow Earth, hence disappearance of boats, planes in the Bermuda Triangle and Dragon's Triangle...



                                                                        • ElectricPeaPlayz
                                                                          ElectricPeaPlayz  2 weeks back

                                                                          They probably have good sonic games in there.

                                                                          • Veni Vidi Amavi
                                                                            Veni Vidi Amavi  2 weeks back

                                                                            *9/20 is coming for 9/11s thunder, & I wanted to join Air Force to maybe be stationed here. You get in by two ways: military route or by being an alien*

                                                                            • Jason. Madara
                                                                              Jason. Madara  2 weeks back

                                                                              This guys lien

                                                                              • Jesse Valentine
                                                                                Jesse Valentine  2 weeks back

                                                                                _I hope they’re making GTA6 inside area 51_

                                                                                • mr.ak111
                                                                                  mr.ak111  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Thats so dump video. Military has stuff they don't want to share for the whole world. And I'm not talking about ufos or aliens just regular military things. They propably have so strict security because there are so many tourists and explorers.

                                                                                  • Coiled Steel
                                                                                    Coiled Steel  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Hope you ass clowns 🤡 just TRY to "Storm AREA 51!"
                                                                                    You ALL deserve a "Darwin Award!"😆😁🤪

                                                                                    • Coiled Steel
                                                                                      Coiled Steel  2 weeks back

                                                                                      NARUTO will guide you!
                                                                                      All you ass clowns 🤡 follow him!

                                                                                      • Cryptic 2977
                                                                                        Cryptic 2977  2 weeks back

                                                                                        the goverment is keeping strippers in there so his wife wont know

                                                                                        • James Marconi
                                                                                          James Marconi  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Sign says anyone trespassing will be shot on sight so I jumped the fence and hollered what gives you. Bang bang bang bamm. Bang bamm bamm bang! Nuff said

                                                                                          • Sean Ingram
                                                                                            Sean Ingram  2 weeks back

                                                                                            "SETEC ASTRONOMY" / "TOO MANY SECRETS".

                                                                                            • Lineke L
                                                                                              Lineke L  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Is that alien body not the queen of England?