5 Amazing Dinosaur Museums

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

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Vampires: Mysteries at the Museum

Don Wildman travels to Romania to explore the rich history and mystical folklore of the vampire legend. From dank caves to a mountaintop castle, he unearths the true story behind one of the most frightening horror characters of all time.

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Mysterious Cases We Can't Explain

History is filled with inexplicable mysteries. Take a look back at these high-profile cases and see if you can solve the timeless, haunting riddles.

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.

Season 6, Episode 6

Cold War Checkmate, Radioactive Scout, Southwest Outbreak

Host Don Wildman investigates the badge that inspired an ambitious teen to undertake a perilous nuclear experiment, a chess set used in an unparalleled match of Cold War wits, and the eerie animal specimens that once spread the fear of death across the southwestern United States.

Thursday
May 25
3pm | 2c
Season 0, Episode 39

Blast From the Past

Don Wildman investigates the revolutionary ideas and iconic inventions that helped shape the modern world, including the story about a man who turned a pile of rocks into a gold mine and the tale of a woman who made Tupperware the life of the party.

Thursday
May 25
10pm | 9c
Season 14, Episode 7

Smokey's on Fire, Hot Hunk Lands in Small Town and Napoleon's Sick Day

Don Wildman tells the story of a harness worn by a real-life Smokey the Bear, investigates the remnants of a space mass that landed in Wisconsin and uncovers the shocking truth behind Napoleon's downfall with an ornate saddle.

Thursday
Jul 6
2pm | 1c
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.

Thursday
Jul 6
7pm | 6c
Season 15, Episode 10

Terrible Tommy, Airplane Abduction and the Great Blondin

Don Wildman showcases a pocket watch used by a ruthless gangster in 1920s Chicago, an aircraft that disappeared over Australia after encountering a UFO and the first daredevil to brave Niagara Falls.

Thursday
Jul 6
9pm | 8c
Season 11, Episode 10

The Man Who Sold a Million Rocks, a Party That Started a War and the Umbrella Man

Don Wildman explores a story about a man who turned a pile of rocks into a gold mine, examines a suit of armor linked to a party that led to years of war and uncovers the truth behind an event that put Johnson in the White House.

Thursday
Jul 6
11pm | 10c
Season 15, Episode 10

Terrible Tommy, Airplane Abduction and the Great Blondin

Don Wildman showcases a pocket watch used by a ruthless gangster in 1920s Chicago, an aircraft that disappeared over Australia after encountering a UFO and the first daredevil to brave Niagara Falls.

Friday
Jul 7
12am | 11c
Season 11, Episode 9

Buried Alive, Who Really Invented the Telephone and Hoover Saves Belgium

Don Wildman examines one of the greatest mysteries of ancient history in Pompeii, Italy, unravels the truth behind the invention of the telephone and exposes a former president's mission to save millions from starvation.

Saturday
Jul 8
11am | 10c
Season 11, Episode 2

Miracle on the Hudson, For the Love of Lady Liberty and Dawn of the Synth

Don Wildman investigates the chain of events that led to the Miracle on the Hudson River, uncovers the origins of a legendary statue and examines a musical invention that struck a major chord.

Thursday
Jul 13
1pm | 12c
Season 14, Episode 5

The Goliath Bone, Money to Burn and Self-Serve Superstore

Don Wildman inspects a mysterious prehistoric bone, investigates an incendiary war plot to help defend America and unearths the origins of a strategy that revolutionized the shopping industry.

Thursday
Jul 13
2pm | 1c
Season 9, Episode 4

Mystery of the Spinning Statue, The Unwanted Elephant, Pirates of the Mediterranean

Don Wildman investigates a statue which seemed to have taken a life of its own, a strange skull from a beast that once was the star of the big top and a small carving of an infamous dictator.

Thursday
Jul 13
4pm | 3c
Season 13, Episode 6

Operation Mincemeat, Texas Prison Rodeo and Tully Monster

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic oar used in an unreal World War II deception, a gold nugget that helped set off the gold rush and a fossil belonging to one of history's strangest creatures.

Thursday
Jul 13
6pm | 5c
Season 14, Episode 3

Mutually Assured Missteps, First Train Robbery and Declaration Discovered

Don Wildman inspects a fighter jet from the cold war, examines an 1860s replica steam locomotive and investigates a rare print of the Declaration of Independence.

Friday
Jul 14
2am | 1c
Season 13, Episode 13

Legally Haunted, Demise of the Dodo and Jersey Kaboom

Don Wildman examines a house for sale that comes with three ghosts, the maligned reputation of an extinct bird and a mysterious explosion at a munitions factory during World War I.

Thursday
Oct 26
3pm | 2c
Season 13, Episode 6

Operation Mincemeat, Texas Prison Rodeo and Tully Monster

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic oar used in an unreal World War II deception, a gold nugget that helped set off the gold rush and a fossil belonging to one of history's strangest creatures.

Thursday
Oct 26
4pm | 3c
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
Oct 26
5pm | 4c
Season 16, Episode 10

Beethoven's Mysterious Malady, the Great Raid and Planet X

Don Wildman examines a well-worn fire hose connected to an astonishing tale of unlikely heroes, fossilized remains found by a young paleontologist who inspired an iconic tongue twister and an unusual vehicle used in the D-Day invasion.

Thursday
Oct 26
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 46

Great Escapes

Don Wildman highlights harrowing tales of survival against the odds, including a rescue mission inside an active volcano and a dramatic kidnapping with a Hollywood ending.

Thursday
Oct 26
8pm | 7c
Season 17, Episode 1

Undercover Informant, the Black Beetle and Unexpected Artist

Don Wildman examines the insider who took down Al Capone, a jet engine that was used in a daring railroad experiment and a portrait painted by a woman who overcame insurmountable odds to become a world-renowned artist.

Thursday
Oct 26
9pm | 8c
Season 17, Episode 1

Undercover Informant, the Black Beetle and Unexpected Artist

Don Wildman examines the insider who took down Al Capone, a jet engine that was used in a daring railroad experiment and a portrait painted by a woman who overcame insurmountable odds to become a world-renowned artist.

Friday
Oct 27
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 46

Great Escapes

Don Wildman highlights harrowing tales of survival against the odds, including a rescue mission inside an active volcano and a dramatic kidnapping with a Hollywood ending.

Friday
Oct 27
3am | 2c
Season 0, Episode 14

Creepiest

In this special episode, host Don Wildman examines the creepiest tales from Mysteries at the Museum. He revisits a copper cross that loomed over a hospital during a shocking exorcism, an antique brass bell worn by a legendary beast, and a wooden hut that housed one of the nation's most infamous killers.

Saturday
Oct 28
8am | 7c
Season 12, Episode 2

Kensington Runestone, Smile! You're Being Hijacked and Harriet the Spy

Don Wildman examines a strange stone tablet which may hold the key to America's beginnings, a model plane connected to a hijacking mistaken for a hoax and a revolver that once belonged to the first American woman to lead an armed expedition into war.

Sunday
Oct 29
8am | 7c
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.

Sunday
Oct 29
9am | 8c
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.

Sunday
Oct 29
10am | 9c
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.

Sunday
Oct 29
11am | 10c