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 8, Episode 5

Cellini Heist, Real Romeo and Juliet, Link to the Skies

Host Don Wildman studies the inspiration behind a famous play, examine a strange device, and visit a Renaissance sculpture.

Saturday
Mar 11
8am | 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.

Sunday
Mar 12
8am | 7c
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
Mar 23
10pm | 9c
Season 9, Episode 9

Italian UFO, Doomsday Survivor, Birth of Geocaching

Don Wildman examines an extraterrestrial encounter linked to a bizarre spider, a survivor turned circus performer and a rusty can of beans that symbolizes a high-tech craze.

Saturday
Apr 22
8am | 7c
Season 0, Episode 38

Record Breakers

Don Wildman investigates the men and women who pushed the limits, including a parachuting thrill seeker who reached new heights as a real-life Batman and one woman who went over Niagara Falls and into the history books.

Friday
May 19
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 5

Leopold and Loeb, U2 Spy, Chewing Gum

Don Wildman examines a revolutionary plow that sowed the seeds of a terrifying disaster, a primitive plane that challenges the history of flight and a deceptive coin that's designed to kill.

Thursday
Jun 29
12pm | 11c
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 10, Episode 9

Ben Franklin's Bones, Heroine of Flight 847 and Doctor Zhivago Pilot

Don Wildman examines a set of mysterious bones found beneath Benjamin Franklin's home, a brave woman determined to save a hijacked airplane and an author's quest to get his work published.

Thursday
Aug 17
11pm | 10c
Season 16, Episode 3

Miss Unsinkable, Crop Circles and Detective Goodwin

Don Wildman investigates a Titanic survivor plagued by disaster, the cause of mysterious crop circles in England and the case that created the first NYPD female detective.

Friday
Aug 18
12am | 11c
Season 16, Episode 5

Mystery of Silence, Fearless Flyer and Fifty Stars

Don Wildman examines a printing press connected to a founding father's secret identity, a model plane with the propeller in the back flown by a record-setting aviatrix and an American flag designed by a high school kid.

Friday
Sep 1
12am | 11c
Season 7, Episode 8

Peanut Pusher, Hollywood Holdout, Lost Treasure

Don examines a peanut that played a role in an unusual fad that took 1 man on a daring adventure; a standoff that pitted a man against some of Hollywood's most powerful people; and a set of gold relics that became the subject of an intense battle between 2 rival nations.

Saturday
Oct 14
9am | 8c
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.

Sunday
Oct 15
11am | 10c
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 4, Episode 4

The Dance That Seduced a City, Vanishing Lake, Mysterious Death of Bugsy Siegel

At the Chicago History Museum, a pair of ostrich-feather fans tells of a risque dancer who scandalized the Chicago's World Fair. At the Joseph Jefferson Mansion and Gardens on Lake Peigneur in Louisiana, an antique urn is one of few relics to survive a terrifying earth-shaking disaster. And at the Los Angeles Police Museum, twisted bullet fragments are all that remain of a notorious gangster's brutal slaying that remains shrouded in mystery.

Saturday
Dec 16
8am | 7c
Season 8, Episode 4

Operation Migration, Sausage Duel, Around the World

Don explores a rare food fight, a race around the globe, a bird uniform.

Saturday
Dec 16
9am | 8c
Season 13, Episode 2

Cupid's Bullet, the Man Who Fooled Houdini and Snail Telegraph

Don Wildman examines a war-time surgery that was truly life or death, a magician that challenged the legendary Harry Houdini and a race to discover wireless communication that lead to a slimy invention.

Saturday
Dec 16
10am | 9c
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.

Saturday
Dec 16
11am | 10c
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.

Sunday
Dec 17
7am | 6c
Season 12, Episode 4

Hedy Lamarr's Escape, the Kray Twins and Maco Light

Don Wildman examines a controversial film reel which sparked a powerful businessman's jealousy and his wife's cunning escape, a set of brass knuckles which recall the downfall of England's most notorious twins and a 19th century lantern connected to a mysterious tale that has spooked a North Carolina town for decades.

Sunday
Dec 17
8am | 7c
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.

Sunday
Dec 17
9am | 8c
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.

Sunday
Dec 17
10am | 9c
Sunday
Dec 17
11am | 10c
Season 0, Episode 38

Record Breakers

Don Wildman investigates the men and women who pushed the limits, including a parachuting thrill seeker who reached new heights as a real-life Batman and one woman who went over Niagara Falls and into the history books.

Thursday
Dec 21
9am | 8c
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
Dec 21
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 40

Lost Civilizations

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic canoe that unlocked the origins of a forgotten civilization, the tale of a colony that vanished into thin air and an army buried underground in pursuit of eternal life.

Thursday
Dec 21
11am | 10c
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
Dec 21
12pm | 11c