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 12, Episode 13

North Pole Expedition, Iceberg Fleet and the Minnesota Iceman

Don Wildman examines the chilling stories behind an eccentric motorized expedition to the North Pole, a frozen feat of nautical engineering during World War Two and a carnival creature in an ice block.

Friday
Jan 27
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 21

Trailblazers

Host Don Wildman examines an electric pen that proved to be a failure in the American office, a lawn chair that reached incredible heights and a dollhouse-like diorama whose horrid contents changed crime investigations forever.

Thursday
Mar 2
5pm | 4c
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.

Thursday
Mar 30
6pm | 5c
Season 14, Episode 9

Wallenda Walks, Crazy Taxi and Rest in Peat

Don Wildman examines a piece of cable used by a legendary aerialist during a high-wire walk, a French taxi that helped defeat the Germans during World War I and a piece of bone from a mysterious mass burial discovered in a Florida bog.

Sunday
Apr 2
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 11

Lotto Scam, Somali Pirates, Haunted Plane

Don inspects a lottery ticket at the center of America's only known state lottery fixing scam. He surveys a giant orange lifeboat that survived a terrifying hijacking. And he investigates whether a damaged airplane part linked to bizarre ghost sightings.

Sunday
Apr 16
9am | 8c
Season 8, Episode 7

Alcoholic Antidote, Reno Haven, Strange Death of President Taylor

Host Don Wildman examines in Louisiana a precious metal that reportedly cured alcoholism, discovers how Reno was once a destination for disgruntled spouses, and uncovers the mystery around a president's untimely death.

Sunday
Apr 16
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 4

Doyle & Houdini, The Poison Squad, The Great Imposter

Host Don Wildman examines a captivating portrait, a medal that was awarded to a man whose controversial experiments changed American dinner tables forever, and a key used by a shady impostor.

Sunday
Jul 2
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Aug 4
12am | 11c
Season 13, Episode 12

Godspeed John Glenn, Canine Convict and Brace for Landing

Don Wildman examines a dangerous mission into outer space, a dogged dilemma after man's best friend is accused of murder and a pilot's heroic plan during an emergency over the Pacific.

Saturday
Aug 19
10am | 9c
Season 15, Episode 10

Terrible Tommy, Airplane Abduction and the Great Blondin

Don Wildman showcases a pocket watch used by a ruthless gangster in 1920s Chicago, an aircraft that disappeared over Australia after encountering a UFO and the first daredevil to brave Niagara Falls.

Thursday
Sep 21
10pm | 9c
Season 13, Episode 3

The First Super Computer, Flying Under Fire and Dighton Rock

Don Wildman examines a boulder covered in strange carvings that could turn American history on its head, a sword belonging to an explorer accused of treason and the marble bust of a great leader who tried to untangle an ancient puzzle.

Friday
Sep 29
2am | 1c
Season 11, Episode 12

Titanic Violin, Wicked Fungus and the Greatest Bar Bet

Don Wildman investigates an aged instrument's epic history, uncovers the roots of the Salem Witch Trials and examines a plane linked to a man who would stop at nothing to win a bet.

Friday
Oct 27
1am | 12c
Thursday
Nov 16
7pm | 6c
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