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05/29/2013 02:08 pm ET | Updated May 31, 2013

Secret Room, Possibly From World War II, Found In Home In Norway (PHOTOS)

One of the coolest features a home can have is a secret room, even if it's empty. But if you're lucky enough to find one that has some goodies in it, like Reddit user mYNDIG, then you are in for a real treat.

The redditor discovered a secret passageway in the attic of his home in Norway. Inside the space the user found a lamp alarm, a map of West Europe, a lonely doll shoe and a note in Norwegian that roughly translates to: "If you have a weak stomach, you don't have access." (We confirmed with a native speaker).

According to user norwigga, the space could have been used as a radio room during World War II. "Norwegians would listen to English BBC radio and then make underground newspapers to spread news of how the war was truly going (the Germans only spread propaganda)." Vxx said it was most likely used to hide those in danger from the Nazis. "Rooms this size were often used to hide a lot more people than you would expect. It was probably used by a whole family."

Although it may have had a serious past, mYNDIG was excited nonetheless to find this secret hideout. Click through the slideshow to see photos, and head over to Reddit for more information.

UPDATE: The homeowner posted the story behind the hidden room. It was used for pressing newspapers during the Occupation. You can read the full description on Reddit.

Click through our slideshow to see other homes with unusual features.

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