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A bloodthirsty prince inspires one of the most notorious villains in literature.

About the Show

Behind the gates of the world's most impressive castles, manor houses and mansions are secrets waiting to be revealed.

About Mysteries at the Castle

Season 3, Episode 1

The Diamond Necklace Affair, Topless Duel, Abseiling Escape

An elaborate con, a topless duel, and a bold escape-play-out at stunning castles.

Thursday
Jan 25
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 4

Green Lady, Count of Monte Cristo, Robin Hood

A haunting tale of jealousy and murder plays out in an enchanting French castle; a brazen act of treachery leads to bloody revenge at an ominous Italian fort; and an English castle provides the inspiration for one of the most legendary heroes of all time.

Thursday
Jan 25
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 7

Prince's Plight, Mad King Ludwig, Falling for Love

Castles tell tales of an exiled prince, a murdered monarch, and a doomed lover.

Thursday
Jan 25
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 3

Faust, Pirate Queen, First Versailles

An infamous pact with the Devil plays-out at an ominous castle in the Netherlands; a strategic Irish stronghold is at the center of a Pirate Queen's battle for supremacy; and the construction of a stunning French chateau wreaks disaster for its ambitious creator.

Thursday
Apr 19
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 6

Royal Baccarat Scandal, Soleste and Moroello, Franz Ferdinand

An illegal card game at a stately British manor leads to a scandal that threatens a prince; a stunning Italian fortress provides the setting for a haunting tale of ill-fated love; and the shocking murder of an Austrian castle's owner sparks one of the biggest global disasters of all time.

Thursday
Apr 19
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 11

Irish Art Heist, Dickens Affair, Prince of Porcelain

An Irish manor is ransacked in one of the largest art heists the world has ever seen; a stunning French chateau plays host to the illicit affair of a literary superstar; and a hill-top German castle is central to a tale of fraud, blackmail and a groundbreaking discovery.

Thursday
Apr 19
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 13

Jack The Giant Killer, Last Emperor of Mexico, Saving Britain's Art

Castles tell of a terrible giant, an unlikely ruler, and a wartime innovation.

Thursday
Apr 26
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 4

The Brothers Grimm, Savior of Fort Jefferson, Missing Head of State

Epic castles tell of a deadly plague, the Brothers Grimm, and a long-lost head.

Thursday
Apr 26
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 9

Deadliest Chess Game, Gustav III Assassination, Shot in the Heart

A vicious earl plays chess with the devil at a Scottish fortress, a Swedish pavilion sits at the center of a brazen royal assassination plot, and a tragic duel reveals true love at a Mississippi mansion.

Thursday
Apr 26
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 2

Fall of The Knights Templar, Resurrecting Sherlock, Weeping Stones Curse

Epic castles tell of the Knights Templar, Sherlock on-stage, and an evil curse.

Wednesday
Nov 7
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 10

Savior of Flamenco, Murderous Mathelda, The Bickerstaff Hoax

An aging singer gives the performance of a lifetime at a Spanish citadel, an ominous Italian castle conceals the murderous plot of a lonely countess and a charming English estate was the scene of a scintillating literary hoax.

Wednesday
Nov 7
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 8

Pink Diamond Heist, Bloody Baron, Samlesbury Witches

Castles tell tales of a shocking heist, a twisted tyrant and a witch hunt.

Wednesday
Nov 7
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 1

The Diamond Necklace Affair, Topless Duel, Abseiling Escape

An elaborate con, a topless duel, and a bold escape-play-out at stunning castles.

Wednesday
Nov 7
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 4

The Brothers Grimm, Savior of Fort Jefferson, Missing Head of State

Epic castles tell of a deadly plague, the Brothers Grimm, and a long-lost head.

Wednesday
Nov 14
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 12

Witchfinder General, Isabella and Ferdinand, Poisoned Rice

The victims of a crazed witch hunt are imprisoned at an English castle, a sprawling palace is home to two royals who helped form modern-day Spain and two schemers plot the murder of a millionaire living in a Texas mansion.

Wednesday
Nov 14
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 6

Queen Victoria Assassination Attempt, Lucky Lindy, Affair of the Poisons

Castles tell stories of Queen Victoria, Charles Lindbergh, and a poisonous plot.

Wednesday
Nov 14
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 9

Deadliest Chess Game, Gustav III Assassination, Shot in the Heart

A vicious earl plays chess with the devil at a Scottish fortress, a Swedish pavilion sits at the center of a brazen royal assassination plot, and a tragic duel reveals true love at a Mississippi mansion.

Wednesday
Nov 21
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 3

Good King Wenceslas, Prison Painter, Butler's Secret

A beloved king betrayed by brother, a doomed painter, and a secretive butler.

Wednesday
Nov 21
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 7

Prince's Plight, Mad King Ludwig, Falling for Love

Castles tell tales of an exiled prince, a murdered monarch, and a doomed lover.

Wednesday
Nov 21
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 5

Betrayal of William Wallace, Casanova's Greatest Love, Astronomical Whodunnit

Grand castles tell tales of William Wallace, Casanova, and a cosmic crime.

Wednesday
Nov 21
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

The Tichborne Claimant, Loch Ness Hoax

The English country estate known as Upton House became the subject of one of the most unusual inheritance disputes in history, when a crude stranger from Australia claimed to be deceased heir of the Tichborne fortune. On the banks of the Potomac River, the historic mansion Mt. Vernon may have been the setting for a bizarre medical experiment following the death of America's first president. The ancient ruins of Urquhart Castle overlook Scotland's Loch Ness, the home of the legendary Loch Ness Monster, and the site of a bizarre hoax that captured the world's attention.

 

 

Wednesday
Nov 21
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 3

Hound of the Baskervilles, Lord Gordon Gordon, Wicked Mother

For generations, a series of supernatural events have plagued the aristocratic owners of England's Cromer Hall -- inspiring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to write one of his most famous works, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Along the banks of the Hudson River, just north of New York City, the white stone mansion of Lyndhurst was the country retreat of the unscrupulous Wall Street baron, Jay Gould, who got a taste of his own medicine when he fell victim to a brazen act of fraud. High on a hilltop in central Germany, Colditz Castle once served as a prisoner of war camp, and during World War 2, it became the site of the one of the most daring escape attempts on record.

Wednesday
Nov 21
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 1

Real Frankenstein, Mummy Curse, Wallstreet Witch

On a rocky outcrop in central Germany stands the forbidding ruin of a monstrous castle where a scientist conducted a series of sinister experiments that inspired a literary masterpiece. Hidden within one of England's most famous country manors is the story of long buried Egyptian treasure and the deadly curse unlocked by its discovery. And half a mile from the coast of France is the tiny island of Sainte-Marguerite, home to the forbidding Fort Royal, where a mysterious masked prisoner was locked up for decades, his identity hidden from the world.

Wednesday
Nov 21
2pm | 1c