The V.F.D. tunnels are a network of passages under the City connecting the residences and buildings of various organization members to each other, such as the Baudelaires, Snickets, Quagmires, etc. It was most likely created for the noble purpose to allow volunteers to travel inconspicuously but was later also used as a method of escape by Count Olaf on one of his many schemes.


In the book series, Lemony Snicket mentions there are many tunnels, however the routes of only two tunnels are described:

In All the Wrong Questions, it is revealed that a tunnel under the Fountain of Victorious Finance led to the Museum of Items, which Kit Snicket exploits in order to commit a heist.[3][4]

TV Series Divergent Canon


Inside a tunnel in the TV series.

In the Netflix adaptation, the tunnels are frequently shown. They are often used by Lemony Snicket while narrating, as well as by other characters.

Tunnel entrances include:


There are also many signs within the tunnels, which may imply tunnel entrances/exits at those locations.

Signs include:


All the Wrong Questions

A Series of Unfortunate Events TV series 


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