5 Amazing Dinosaur Museums

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

New Year, New Specials

Andes Rescue

On October 13, 1972, a plane carrying a rugby team from Uruguay crashed in the Andes. Seventy-two days later, 16 of the 45 passengers were rescued. Now, Don Wildman travels high into the mountains to see what it takes to survive the brutal elements. Premieres Jan. 4, 9|8c.

Lincoln Assassination

Don Wildman retraces John Wilkes Booth's steps in the aftermath of President Abraham Lincoln's murder, examining the motives behind America's first political assassination. Premieres Jan. 11, 9|8c.

Manhattan Project

Don Wildman investigates the story behind the creation of the first atomic bomb. He examines the secret cities, high stakes and Earth-shattering decisions that would bring the world's greatest scientific minds together and change history forever. Premieres Jan. 18, 9|8c.

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 9

Fake Breaking News, Rescue Napoleon and Ernest Bravery

Don Wildman examines a patriotic pigeon that saved hundreds of lives during World War II, a clever conman who took advantage of a governmental gaffe and the uncle who inspired one of America's most iconic figures.

Thursday
Mar 16
10pm | 9c
Season 13, Episode 11

Riding Thunder, Warm Springs and Catcher Spy

Don Wildman examines a F8 Crusader jet that was at the center of a death-defying plummet to Earth, a specially outfitted convertible designed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and a commemorative coin linked to a baseball player turned spy.

Friday
Mar 31
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 3

Psychic Horse, Strange Story of Rubber, Pulaski Axe

Don Wildman examines a small memorandum book with notes from a strange encounter with an animal, a grey slab of material that revolutionized industry after an accidental discovery, and an innovative tool that changed heroes' jobs.

Sunday
Apr 9
9am | 8c
Season 10, Episode 7

Muhammad Ali Saves the Day, Beast of Gevaudan and Before Hillary

Don Wildman examines a medal presented to the greatest boxer of all time, inspects the statue of a monstrous beast and investigates a newspaper that exposed a salacious scandal.

Sunday
Apr 30
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 7

Margery the Medium, Everest Ascent, The Pastor and the Choir Singer

Host Don Wildman investigates a strange wooden box used in a ritual, a weather beaten oxygen tank which tells of a daring ascent and the torn hat of a local pastor found at the scene of a crime.

Saturday
May 13
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 7

Shrunken Heads and Broken Arrow

Don examines what appears to be a miniature human head, brought back from the jungles of South America. And he surveys the dented casing of the hydrogen bomb that sat at the center of a horrifying nuclear accident.

Saturday
May 27
8am | 7c
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
Jun 11
11am | 10c
Season 10, Episode 11

Flight of the Bell, Arsenic Soup Plot and Spring-Heeled Jack

Don Wildman examines a replica of America's most famous bell, inspects a photograph of a suspicious-looking chef and investigates an illustrated book depicting a devilish fiend.

Thursday
Jul 27
4pm | 3c
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.

Saturday
Aug 19
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.

Thursday
Aug 24
1pm | 12c
Season 7, Episode 6

Rubik's Cube, World's First Factory, The Amphicar

Don examines a classic toy that became a pop-culture phenomenon; a delicate silk sample that symbolizes a stunning tale of international espionage; and a quirky car designed to travel on both land and water.

Thursday
Sep 21
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 6

Buried Alive, Mauve, Crash at Crush

Host Don Wildman examines an antique doll tied to a woman’s confounding and tragic demise, an experiment gone awry that ignites the world of fashion and an audacious publicity stunt that ends in disaster.

Saturday
Sep 30
8am | 7c
Season 15, Episode 7

Presidential Pet, Dairy Disaster and Covert Catalog

Don Wildman examines a letter written by a First Lady recalling a bizarre gift sent to the White House, a chef who saved the cheese industry from crumbling after an earthquake rocked Italy and a spy who went shopping for secret intelligence.

Thursday
Nov 9
11pm | 10c
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
Jan 18
4pm | 3c
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
Jan 18
5pm | 4c
Season 16, Episode 2

Transatlantic Zeppelin, Potato Pool and the Lost Inca City

Don Wildman examines an engineer's daring mission to save a high-flying zeppelin, a pint-sized prodigy's plan to play pool and an explorers life-long quest to uncover an ancient lost Inca City.

Thursday
Jan 18
6pm | 5c
Thursday
Jan 18
7pm | 6c
Season 13, Episode 10

Pony Express, Churchill's Misadventure and First Ambulance Corps

Don Wildman examines a leather saddle cover that changed the way America communicated across the Wild West, a newspaper article that saved a famous politician from financial ruin and a horse cart from that saved countless lives during the Civil War.

Thursday
Jan 18
8pm | 7c
Thursday
Jan 18
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
Jan 18
11pm | 10c
Friday
Jan 19
1am | 12c
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.

Friday
Jan 19
2am | 1c
Season 13, Episode 10

Pony Express, Churchill's Misadventure and First Ambulance Corps

Don Wildman examines a leather saddle cover that changed the way America communicated across the Wild West, a newspaper article that saved a famous politician from financial ruin and a horse cart from that saved countless lives during the Civil War.

Friday
Jan 19
3am | 2c
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.

Saturday
Jan 20
8am | 7c
Season 13, Episode 7

Reckless, Thousand Island Dressing and the Tornado

Don Wildman examines a hero horse who risked her life, a culinary mystery about a popular salad dressing and an Olympic runner's battle with polio.

Saturday
Jan 20
9am | 8c
Season 12, Episode 9

Lancelot the Unicorn, Prohibition Man, Dragon Island and Blood Rain

Don Wildman examines the origins of a mythical unicorn featured at a popular circus, the baffling case of a missing U.S. politician and an attack by one of the deadliest creatures on the planet.

Saturday
Jan 20
10am | 9c