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 11, Episode 1

The Spy That Saved Washington, the Monster in the Egg and Hatfields and McCoys

Don Wildman uncovers a British plot to assassinate George Washington, investigates the bizarre trial of a rooster that hatched an egg and examines America's most notorious family feud.

Saturday
Jun 17
10am | 9c
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 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.

Thursday
Jul 6
7pm | 6c
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
Jul 27
8pm | 7c
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 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
Aug 10
9pm | 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 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 12, Episode 1

Kidnapped Filmmaker, Pinky's Freedom Ring and the Checkered Game of Life

Don Wildman examines an action figure connected to a North Korean kidnapping, a gold ring that became the symbol of one slave's freedom and a 19th-century board game which was the first of its kind.

Sunday
Oct 22
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Nov 10
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 48

Haunted

Friday
Nov 10
3am | 2c
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
Nov 16
6pm | 5c
Season 15, Episode 1

Amityville Haunting, Ghost Army and Fugitive Golfer

Don Wildman examines a piece of a controversial haunted house, a ghost army that saved World War II and a golfer with a mysterious past.

Thursday
Nov 30
5pm | 4c
Season 0, Episode 24

Most Explosive

On this special, explosive Mysteries at the Museum, host Don Wildman investigates a dangerous pair of sneakers, a helmet worn by a man who dared to take on a desert inferno and an oscilloscope.

Thursday
Dec 14
9am | 8c
Season 0, Episode 27

Mysteries at the Museum

Host Don Wildman examines a dress from an infamous and allegedly cursed Hollywood epic, a surfboard that bears the striking evidence of a violent and horrific encounter with a deadly shark, and a piece of metal shrapnel that played a central role in a bizarre and, some say, otherworldly encounter in the skies over Los Angeles.

Thursday
Dec 14
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 25

Secrets of Las Vegas

Host Don Wildman examines a seared poker chip that was salvaged from the MGM Grand hotel and casino in the wake of a devastating fire, a 1950s-era barber's chair that bore witness to a real-life mafia assassination that helped inspire a classic American movie, and a small electronic device devised by two MIT professors who used it to solve one of the greatest mathematical mysteries of all time and beat one of gambling's toughest games, roulette.

Thursday
Dec 14
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 13

Sci Fi A Bomb, Ford v. Ferrari, Colorado Stain

Don examines a sleek American race car that took on a top Italian automaker; a pulp-fiction science magazine that threatened to expose an explosive World War II secret; and a set of teeth that was key in the biggest public health experiments of the 20th century.

Thursday
Dec 14
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 11

To Catch a Fake, Tiny Coffins of Edinburgh and the Tjipetir Mystery

Don Wildman examines a forged European painting that fooled museums everywhere, eight tiny boxes that look like coffins and a mysterious rubber block that was found washed up on a beach.

Thursday
Dec 14
1pm | 12c
Season 7, Episode 7

Pop Rocks Invention, Pinball Wizard, London Smog

Don examines one of America's most explosive candies; a pinball machine that represents a gutsy player who saved the game from obscurity; and a flare stick that guided Londoners through a unique time period.

Thursday
Dec 14
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 8

First Female Aviator, Mysterious Metronome, Army of Two

Don Wildman examines a plane, Beethoven's metronome, and a musical instrument.

Thursday
Dec 14
3pm | 2c
Season 15, Episode 5

Battle of Palmdale, Rain Man and the Man Who Walked Around the World

Don Wildman examines an aircraft connected to an aerial attack on a California town, a Bible used in a bizarre exorcism and a pair of hiking boots worn in a record-breaking solo journey around the world.

Thursday
Dec 14
4pm | 3c
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
Dec 14
5pm | 4c
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
Dec 14
6pm | 5c
Thursday
Dec 14
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 52

Freaky Food

Thursday
Dec 14
8pm | 7c
Thursday
Dec 14
9pm | 8c