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 7, Episode 3

Opera Riot, Golfing Soldier, Great Mail Robbery

Don Wildman examines a copy of a play that sparked riots; a monocular used by a soldier who made a daring and unusual escape from behind enemy lines; and the wrapper from a product so pungent that it caused an interstate postal feud.

Sunday
Mar 19
7am | 6c
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 5, Episode 11

Annie Oakley, Project Chariot and Prison Haunting

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.

Sunday
Apr 9
10am | 9c
Season 9, Episode 8

The Mysterious Death of Van Gogh, Marathon Woman, Montana Burning

Don Wildman examines a painting by Vincent Van Gogh, a dress worn by a groundbreaking athlete and a massive airplane used to combat a deadly inferno.

Sunday
Apr 30
8am | 7c
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.

Sunday
Apr 30
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 12

Damascus Missile, Eye in the Sky and Soapy Smith

Don Wildman 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.

Thursday
May 25
11pm | 10c
Season 9, Episode 7

Nation of Sealand, Nantucket Sea Monster, Bandit Queen

Don Wildman examines postage stamps made by a group of pirate radio rebels, inspects a photo linked to a terrifying sea monster and observes a gun owned by one of the most popular outlaws in Wild West history.

Thursday
Jun 1
8pm | 7c
Season 15, Episode 3

Long Haul Leroy, Pardo's Push and the Invention of the Cable Car

Don Wildman examines a racing number from a mule that won the Great American Horse Race, a fighter plane that pushed through skies of North Vietnam and an iconic street car that transformed a city and the nation.

Thursday
Jun 8
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 12

Porcelain Twins, The Warden's Wife, Lost City of Atlantis

Don investigates a china doll that speaks to a mystifying tale of deception, a bullet-marked sleigh that stood witness to the violent conclusion of a notorious love affair, and a set of common-looking stones that holds a possible clue to a lost civilization.

Saturday
Jun 17
8am | 7c
Season 8, Episode 6

Forgotten Lindbergh, Fordlandia, Forest Owlet Fraud

Don Wildman heads to Chicago to examine an odd glass medical device invented by an aviator, discovers in Michigan a set of tools used in a failed auto business, and visits Harvard where a bird specimen reveals a case of deception.

Thursday
Jul 20
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 9

Robber's Bride, The Night Disco Exploded, Escape By Sea

Host Don Wildman examines an old Concord stagecoach that symbolizes a broken dream, a collection of melted vinyl records that sparked the decline of a cultural marvel, and a ship model that represents a bid for freedom.

Sunday
Jul 23
7am | 6c
Season 15, Episode 12

Flatwoods Monster, Vanishing Bus and Hacking Death's Calculator

Don Wildman examines a ceramic figure connected to a bizarre sighting in West Virginia, a bus model at the center of a mysterious disappearance and a tabulating machine that serves as a reminder of how a bookkeeper saved more than 100,000 lives.

Thursday
Aug 3
7pm | 6c
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 4, Episode 1

Edison’s Electric Pen, Vanishing Carroll Deering, Lizard Man

Don Wildman examines a failed invention that helped create a multi-billion dollar industry, the bell of a ship whose crew vanished at sea, and a footprint of a lizard-like creature that roams the swamps of South Carolina.

Sunday
Nov 19
7am | 6c
Season 10, Episode 6

World's Greatest Slot Cheat, Urine Luck and The White Mouse

Don Wildman examines a gambling geek who cheated Vegas, an alchemist preforming an eccentric experiment, and a harrowing journey through Nazi territory.

Sunday
Nov 19
8am | 7c
Season 6, Episode 11

Life Saving Kiss, Heist of the Century, Lorenzo's Oil

Host Don Wildman examines the beguiling cast of a woman who helped save thousands of lives after her death, a surfboard that speaks to one of the nation's most notorious capers, and a mysterious plant that offered unlikely hope to a family during their darkest hour.

Sunday
Nov 19
9am | 8c
Season 13, Episode 5

Jap Herron, Hidden Rockwell and Ticket to Fly

Don Wildman examines a novel supposedly written by the ghost of a legendary author, a painting that isn't quite what it seems and a replica of the plane that flew in the first commercial airline flight.

Sunday
Nov 19
10am | 9c
Sunday
Nov 19
11am | 10c
Season 0, Episode 45

Amazing Monsters

Don Wildman investigates the stories behind the world's most legendary monsters, including a prehistoric bone that sent shock waves through the academic community and the search for the elusive Loch Ness Monster.

Thursday
Nov 23
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 1

Brassiere Brigade, Flight for Life, Haunting

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

Thursday
Nov 23
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.

Thursday
Nov 23
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 1

Cellophane Start, Eruption Hoax, Parking Lot King

Don examines a transparent roll of film that revolutionized the retail industry; a jacket that belonged to a prankster with an explosive sense of humor; and an unconventional excavation that puts a 500-year-old mystery to rest. 

Thursday
Nov 23
11pm | 10c
Season 6, Episode 1

Brassiere Brigade, Flight for Life, Haunting

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

Friday
Nov 24
12am | 11c
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
Nov 24
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 1

Cellophane Start, Eruption Hoax, Parking Lot King

Don examines a transparent roll of film that revolutionized the retail industry; a jacket that belonged to a prankster with an explosive sense of humor; and an unconventional excavation that puts a 500-year-old mystery to rest. 

Friday
Nov 24
2am | 1c
Season 0, Episode 45

Amazing Monsters

Don Wildman investigates the stories behind the world's most legendary monsters, including a prehistoric bone that sent shock waves through the academic community and the search for the elusive Loch Ness Monster.

Friday
Nov 24
3am | 2c