5 Amazing Dinosaur Museums

Dig into a prehistory and discover America's most coolest dino collections.

New Year, New Specials

Battle of Little Bighorn

Don Wildman climbs onto the saddle to investigate what really happened on the day of the biggest defeat in US military history. He highlights the iconic figures who took part in the historic battle and examines the legacy of this infamous encounter. Premieres Jan. 25, 9|8c.

American Mobster

Don Wildman tracks the origins of the mob in America, meets those who knew some of its most infamous members and delves into organized crime's greatest unsolved mysteries. Premieres Feb. 1, 9|8c.

Risky Mysteries

6 Times Don Wildman Faced Danger to Get the Facts

This kind of storytelling isn't for the faint of heart.

Manhattan Project 101

What We Know About the Manhattan Project

When scientists warned that the Nazis could be a nuclear threat, American officials sprang into action. Their work changed our world forever.

About the Show

Host Don Wildman unearths relics from the world's greatest institutions to reveal incredible secrets from the past. He examines each artifact to illuminate the hidden treasures at the heart of history's most incredible triumphs, sensational crimes and bizarre encounters. Through compelling interviews, rare archival footage and arresting re-creations, Don pursues extraordinary tales of intrigue and wonder.

About the Host

Don Wildman

Don Wildman is fast becoming one of the most recognizable facts in documentary television. As host of "Mysteries at the Museum," "Monumental Mysteries" and "Greatest Mysteries," Wildman's journey is full of surprises and adventure. Whether traversing obscure or familiar turf, Wildman's mission is to expose the real truth lying beneath the surface.

All About Don

Season 13, Episode 8

Evel Spirit, Dawn of the Diaper and Cliff Palace

Don Wildman examines a helium balloon used in the first Atlantic crossing by balloon, a ceramic jar used to hold a creepy medical cure and a mission patch tied to a space travel first.

Friday
Mar 10
1am | 12c
Season 12, Episode 10

Great Snake Hunt, Minneapolis Svengali and Swimming with Sharks

Don Wildman examines a species of Asian cobra that invaded a small town in Missouri, a carriage that was the site of a bizarre murder and a wealthy daredevil who swam with sharks to prove they were harmless.

Thursday
Mar 23
5pm | 4c
Season 14, Episode 8

Demon Potato, Boozy Ballot and Ouija Believe It

Don Wildman inspects a seemingly possessed potato, examines an old chair connected to an intoxicating chapter in the life of George Washington and investigates the surprising origins of the world's most famous paranormal communication device.

Thursday
Mar 23
9pm | 8c
Season 7, Episode 4

Stolen Strad, Fall From Space, Czech Dream

Don Wildman examines a concert program that marks one of the most infamous nights in the history of a prestigious music venue; a space capsule used by a heroic astronaut during a harrowing mission; and a DVD from an unusual film that blurred the lines between fact and fiction.

Friday
Apr 7
3am | 2c
Season 14, Episode 13

The Girl Who Fell to Earth, the Real Ghostbusters and Eclipsed by Columbus

Don Wildman explores the story of a young girl who survived a fall from a damaged aircraft, a battle between the great Harry Houdini and spiritualists, and a lunar event that saved Christopher Columbus.

Thursday
Apr 27
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 13

Son of a Gun, Whale Rescue and Bottle Popping

Don Wildman examines a bullet that is connected to a shocking tale of a seemingly immaculate conception, a machine used in an animal rescue mission and a deck of cards linked to a spine-tingling investigation.

Friday
Apr 28
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 11

The Conqueror's Curse, Play-Doh, Poe Murder

Host Don Wildman examines a dress worn by the star of an infamous Hollywood movie with a cursed past, a lump of gray clay that spawned one of America’s most iconic toys, and a faded brown document from a murder case that inspired a chilling literary classic.

Friday
May 5
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 11

Lotto Scam, Somali Pirates, Haunted Plane

Don inspects a lottery ticket at the center of America's only known state lottery fixing scam. He surveys a giant orange lifeboat that survived a terrifying hijacking. And he investigates whether a damaged airplane part linked to bizarre ghost sightings.

Thursday
Jul 6
4pm | 3c
Season 15, Episode 1

Amityville Haunting, Ghost Army and Fugitive Golfer

Don Wildman examines a piece of a controversial haunted house, a ghost army that saved World War II and a golfer with a mysterious past.

Thursday
Aug 24
2pm | 1c
Season 15, Episode 2

Judy the POW Dog, Presidential Suite and Sticky Business

Don Wildman examines a dog collar belonging to the only canine POW from World War II, a pen and inkwell connected to a poisonous political plot and an innovative solution to an accidental discovery.

Thursday
Sep 21
8pm | 7c
Season 16, Episode 1

Alone in the Arctic, Space Shuttle MacGyver and Angelic Organ

Don Wildman examines a pocket calendar that belonged to a woman stranded in the Arctic, a space shuttle that was at the center of a harrowing ordeal more than 200 miles above Earth and a musical instrument which produced heavenly sounds.

Thursday
Oct 5
2pm | 1c
Season 11, Episode 6

White House Water, Queen of the Mist and the Real Holy Grail

Don Wildman examines a string of mysterious deaths in the White House, a woman who took a pioneering plunge and an ancient chalice that could be the elusive Holy Grail.

Saturday
Nov 25
8am | 7c
Season 15, Episode 8

Shark Chaser, Haunted Harmony and 1,700-Foot Wave

Don Wildman showcases a piece of top-secret military equipment developed by the first celebrity chef, a ghost that terrorized a popular music venue and a father-son duo who rode the tallest wave in the world.

Sunday
Jan 7
10am | 9c
Season 6, Episode 5

Tootsie Roll Miracle, Singing Convict and Operation Paperclip

Host Don Wildman examines the Tootsie Roll candies that once saved the lives of a courageous band of soldiers, a guitar owned by a legendary musical jailbird, and a bicycle that helped launch humans into outer space.

Sunday
Feb 18
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 11

Prison Experiment, The Real Noah’s Ark

Don Wildman investigates a tattered briefcase belonging to an eccentric doctor who went to gruesome lengths in search of the fountain of youth, a massive chunk of stone which some believe is the fossilized remains of a biblical ship, and a reel-to-reel tape recorder used by one of the FBI's most prolific and notorious informants.

Sunday
Feb 18
8am | 7c
Season 14, Episode 10

Making Michigan, Log Jammin' and the Race That Changed the World

Don Wildman investigates the contested birth of a mighty state, an epic battle between mankind and Mother Nature and a race that changed the world.

Sunday
Feb 18
9am | 8c
Season 6, Episode 7

Skull in the Ashes, Nazi Art Hoax, Hunger Strike

Host Don Wildman examines a damaged metal identification tag that played a role in a bizarre and heated crime that stunned the nation, a painting by a man who pulled off one of the art world's greatest deceptions, and a pin that represents one woman's perilous push to advance equality by leaps and bounds.

Sunday
Feb 18
10am | 9c
Season 19, Episode 4

Nuclear Nightmare, Teddy Roosevelt's Badlands Bandits and the Movie Star and the Dead Man

Don Wildman investigates an accident that nearly caused a nuclear catastrophe, how a future president laid down the law in the Wild West and a shocking crime that rocked Hollywood.

Sunday
Feb 18
11am | 10c
Season 18, Episode 4

Jefferson's Wine, First High Flyer and Stefania's Thirteen

Don Wildman examines an advertisement for an actress turned spy, the helmet of a brave pilot who paved the way for space exploration and the story behind a young girl who stood up to the Nazis.

Sunday
Feb 18
12pm | 11c
Season 10, Episode 10

Millennium Heist, New Jersey Man Eater and Elivs Meets Nixon

Don Wildman examines a brazen plot to steal a priceless diamond, the bloodthirsty shark that inspired a horror movie and a famous encounter between a notorious president and the King of Rock and Roll.

Sunday
Feb 18
1pm | 12c
Season 14, Episode 6

Zip-Lining to Freedom, Maid Turned Spy and Jimmy Carter's UFO

Don Wildman investigates an outrageous escape over an iconic wall, an unsung Civil War hero and a president caught up in a mysterious close encounter.

Sunday
Feb 18
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 8

Failed Assassination, Max Factor & Martian Monkey

Don Wildman examines a pin that's connected to a devious plot to assassinate the president, a bizarre contraption that was designed by a pioneer in the glitzy realm of Hollywood and a strange being that some believed was evidence of a close encounter.

Sunday
Feb 18
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 3

Yellow Fever Fiend, Angel in Bordeaux and Invention of Jaywalking

Don Wildman examines a barrel connected to a daring World War II plot, a traffic light that sparked an urban revolution and the portrait of a doctor who was embroiled in a nineteenth century tale of biological warfare.

Thursday
Feb 22
12pm | 11c
Season 12, Episode 1

Kidnapped Filmmaker, Pinky's Freedom Ring and the Checkered Game of Life

Don Wildman examines an action figure connected to a North Korean kidnapping, a gold ring that became the symbol of one slave's freedom and a 19th-century board game which was the first of its kind.

Thursday
Feb 22
1pm | 12c
Season 11, Episode 5

Prehistoric Mystery Meat, Invention of TP and Antony and Cleopatra

Don Wildman uncovers the truth behind a culinary caper that stunned the world, inspects a ceramic toilet that inspired a taboo-busting invention and examines a sculpture that recalls the most tragic love story of all time.

Thursday
Feb 22
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 37

Worst Train Robbery, Wild West Rumble and the Legend of Jesse James

In this special episode, Don Wildman gazes upon a locomotive linked to a daring heist, sets his sights on a shotgun wielded by a gallant bandit and inspects a manuscript that reexamines an iconic outlaw's legendary tale.

Thursday
Feb 22
3pm | 2c