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 0, Episode 36

Skylab, Apollo One Tragedy and Space Monkey

In this special episode, Don Wildman examines a piece of scorched debris that sparked a worldwide panic, a taxidermied primate that soared to new heights and a seemingly ordinary pen that reportedly played a crucial role in a historic cosmic quest.

Sunday
Jan 29
11am | 10c
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
Mar 9
7pm | 6c
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.

Sunday
Apr 9
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 8

Jack the Ripper in New York, Jim the Penman

Host Don Wildman investigates an aged dossier which may be linked to one of the world’s most notorious killers, a century-old $20 bill which was once wielded by a brilliant and elusive criminal and an insect specimen which once wreaked havoc on America’s Heartland.

Friday
Apr 14
2am | 1c
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.

Thursday
Jun 29
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 1

Miracle Car, Glass Armonica, Yankee Spy

Don Wildman investigates a bright yellow car that once represented the promise of an automotive revolution, a mysterious musical instrument, and a strip of paper with a secret message that was passed across enemy lines.

Saturday
Jul 1
8am | 7c
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.

Friday
Jul 7
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 1

Niagara Falls Daredevil, Accidental Nuclear Bomb, Railroad Heroine

Don Wildman examines a lantern that guided a teenage girl on a quest to save lives, a homemade barrel used in a stunt, and a small metal fragment salvaged from a near-catastrophic disaster.

Thursday
Aug 10
1pm | 12c
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.

Saturday
Aug 12
9am | 8c
Season 15, Episode 9

Fire in the Hull, the Gipper's Bombshell and Electric Tricycle

Don Wildman examines a chunk of the Titanic's hull that's related to a new theory about the sinking of the ship, a US Army drone behind a starlet's big break and an electric tricycle with a fatal flaw.

Saturday
Aug 26
9am | 8c
Season 13, Episode 1

Swamp People, Walkie-Talkie Heist and Grant's Writing Water

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic canoe which unlocked the origins of a lost civilization, a miracle drug used by a Civil War hero in his last battle and a bust involved in a supernatural game of chess.

Thursday
Aug 31
11pm | 10c
Season 9, Episode 6

The Legend of William Tell, The President's Daughter, The Chomp-Chomp Game

Don Wildman examines a crossbow linked to a legendary marksman, inspects a tell-all memoir that created a national scandal and investigates a quirky arcade game that became an astounding hit.

Sunday
Sep 10
9am | 8c
Season 7, Episode 5

Killer Bee Attack, Road Map Creation, Gas Mask

Don Wildman examines an iconic road sign that was part of a revolutionary plan to bring order to America's roads; a tiny bee specimen that unleashed madness; and a gas mask that was invented by a bold and pioneering man.

Thursday
Sep 21
1pm | 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
Oct 19
3pm | 2c
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
Oct 19
4pm | 3c
Season 11, Episode 7

When Twain Met Sawyer, the Guardian Angels and Army of the Dead

Don Wildman investigates the unknown story behind a literary legend, the inspiring tale behind a group of rookie heroes and an army of Roman ghosts.

Thursday
Oct 19
5pm | 4c
Season 11, Episode 8

Limbo for Love, Vampire's Grave and the Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican

Don Wildman investigates a risky ride fueled by love, explores a town plagued by the undead and uncovers one of the biggest rescue operations of WWII.

Thursday
Oct 19
6pm | 5c
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 19
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 43

White House Follies

Don Wildman investigates a president who saved his fellow sailors during WWII, the drunken election that gave George Washington his big break and a First Lady who risked it all to save a national treasure.

Thursday
Oct 19
8pm | 7c
Season 16, Episode 12

Stagecoach Mary, Alaska Firestarter and Mummy Mystery

Don Wildman examines a daring Wild West escape by stagecoach,

Thursday
Oct 19
9pm | 8c
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.

Thursday
Oct 19
11pm | 10c
Season 16, Episode 12

Stagecoach Mary, Alaska Firestarter and Mummy Mystery

Don Wildman examines a daring Wild West escape by stagecoach,

Friday
Oct 20
12am | 11c
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.

Friday
Oct 20
2am | 1c
Season 0, Episode 43

White House Follies

Don Wildman investigates a president who saved his fellow sailors during WWII, the drunken election that gave George Washington his big break and a First Lady who risked it all to save a national treasure.

Friday
Oct 20
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 24

Easter Island and the Red Ghost

Host Don Wildman inspects the uniform worn by a highly unorthodox doctor, an antique bell linked to a monstrous creature and a monolith that may hold the key to the downfall of an ancient civilization.

Saturday
Oct 21
8am | 7c
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.

Saturday
Oct 21
9am | 8c