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15 of the Spookiest, Creepiest Museums Ever

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It's time to embrace your inner Don Wildman and visit these monstrously scary museums—if you dare. You'll encounter legendary creatures that stalk the night (or swim the seas), tales of notorious killers, shocking psychiatric treatments, and mummies mouthing silent screams. A word of warning: you may not sleep well after you visit. This is the stuff of nightmares. 

Mysteries: Cold War Checkmate Pictures

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Don investigates the badge that inspired an ambitious teen to undertake a perilous nuclear experiment and a chess set used in an unparalleled match of Cold War wits.

Mysteries: Singing Convict Pictures

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Don 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 space.

Mysteries: Doyle and Houdini Pictures

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Host Don Wildman examines a captivating portrait, a medal that was awarded to a man whose controversial experiments changed American dinner tables forever, and a key used by a shady impostor.

Mysteries: Lady and the Panda Pictures

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Don examines film depicting a high-flying stunt that changed aviation history, a panda discovered by an unlikely heroine, and a document that tells the story of one man’s unparalleled imprisonment.

Mysteries: Flight for Life Pictures

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Host Don Wildman examines a brassiere that gave schemers an unexpected boost, a plane that soared to safety, and a religious icon allegedly scorched by the forces of evil.

Mysteries: Whale Rescue Pictures

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

Mysteries: Damascus Missile Pictures

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Don examines scraps of metal linked to a nuclear nightmare, a pair of binoculars wielded by a high-flying visionary and a life-sized effigy that immortalizes one of the West's most notorious cons.

Mysteries: Annie Oakley Pictures

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Don Wildman examines a pistol linked to a legendary love story, a plant specimen that points to a toxic tale of abuse and a pair of cement shoes from a prison used to punish a convict.

Mysteries: Great Moon Hoax Pictures

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Don Wildman investigates a baseball bat linked to a case of fanatical mania, a set of infamous letters and ornate wallpaper that reveals an astounding tale of astronomical intrigue.

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